Literary Readings

Fairbanks Arts Association is the proud host
of the oldest Literary Reading in Alaska.

Readings are usually held in the Bear Gallery the first Saturday of the month.

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April 8, 6:00pm: UAF English Graduate Student Organization MFA Third-Year Reading

Bear Gallery (3rd Floor, Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts), Pioneer Park,
2300 Airport Way, Fairbanks, AK 99701

Fairbanks Arts teams up with the University of Alaska Fairbanks English Graduate Organization to host a reading featuring the work of Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing students completing their third, and final, year of the program. The students will share work from their theses, the manuscripts that are the culminating projects of the program. Featured writers are Micah Allen, who concentrates in fiction, Megan Mericle and Whittier Strong, who concentrate in nonfiction, and August Johnson and Kori Hensell, who concentrate in poetry. Come enjoy these new Alaska voices sharing their work!

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April 15, 6:00pm: 23rd Annual Statewide Poetry Contest Winners Reading

Bear Gallery (3rd Floor, Alaska Centennial Center for the Arts), Pioneer Park,
2300 Airport Way, Fairbanks, AK 99701

The Fairbanks Arts Association will host a reading for the winners of the 23rd Annual Statewide Poetry Contest at the Bear Gallery. This year’s judge is Jeremy Pataky, a founding former board member and Executive Director of 49 Writers, a literary nonprofit in Alaska.

On April 7, 1:00pm, KUAC public radio station (89.9 FM) will broadcast the first place winners reading their poems.

April 15, at 6pm in the Bear Gallery, first, second, and third place winners from each contest category (adults and elementary, middle, and high school students) will read their poems.

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