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Happening in Seward!

Apr
29
Sat
Weekend Writer’s Workshop with Frank Soos
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join us for a Weekend Writer’s Workshop at the Seward Community Library & Museum author, Frank Soos. The workshop will be Friday, April 28th 6:00PM-8:00PM, Saturday, April 29th, 10:00AM-2:00PM, and Sunday, April 30, 10:00AM-2:00PM. Even if you are unable to attend all three sessions, you are still encouraged to be there.

Soos has published two volumes of short stories, Early Yet and Unified Field Theory as well as one collection of essays, Bamboo Fly Rod Suite. Unified Field Theory was awarded the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction. He is co-editor with Kes Woodward of the anthology Under Northern Lights: Writers and Artists View the Alaskan Landscape. A collaborative work, Double Moon: Constructions and Conversations, combines his mini-essays with the work of his wife the artist Margo Klass. His book of essays, Unpleasantries, has just been released by the University of Washington Press.

Thank you to the Seward Arts Council for assisting with this program. http://www.cityofseward.us/calendar.aspx?EID=4129

Book Discussion: Becoming Earth
Apr 29 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Author Frank Soos will lead a discussion on Becoming Earth by Eva Saulitis at 4:00PM on Saturday, April 29th. Becoming Earth is a collection of essays published after Saulitis’ death.

After beating breast cancer in her late forties, Eva Saulitis again faces the shadow, knowing this time the result will not end well. Saulitis revels in the nostalgia and secret pleasures that come from knowing it s all fleeting. She searches for answers from European poets and Buddhist scholars, from women in treatment chat rooms, from family, from routine; she looks out into the wilderness, at the salmon dying in the river without the ease of morphine, at stone structures broken from water freezing, expanding inside. Becoming Earth is the account of a woman living life in the presence of death, trying to make sense of a world that will keep going, even though she won’t. http://www.cityofseward.us/calendar.aspx?EID=4131

Apr
30
Sun
Weekend Writer’s Workshop with Frank Soos
Apr 30 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join us for a Weekend Writer’s Workshop at the Seward Community Library & Museum author, Frank Soos. The workshop will be Friday, April 28th 6:00PM-8:00PM, Saturday, April 29th, 10:00AM-2:00PM, and Sunday, April 30, 10:00AM-2:00PM. Even if you are unable to attend all three sessions, you are still encouraged to be there.

Soos has published two volumes of short stories, Early Yet and Unified Field Theory as well as one collection of essays, Bamboo Fly Rod Suite. Unified Field Theory was awarded the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction. He is co-editor with Kes Woodward of the anthology Under Northern Lights: Writers and Artists View the Alaskan Landscape. A collaborative work, Double Moon: Constructions and Conversations, combines his mini-essays with the work of his wife the artist Margo Klass. His book of essays, Unpleasantries, has just been released by the University of Washington Press.

Thank you to the Seward Arts Council for assisting with this program. http://www.cityofseward.us/calendar.aspx?EID=4130

May
2
Tue
Community Book Club Discussion
May 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us Tuesday, May 2nd at 6:30 PM for Community Book Club. We will discuss Truth & Beauty by Ann Patchett. Light refreshments provided. If you would like to place a hold on the book, please contact the library front desk at (907) 224-4082 or libmus@cityofseward.net. http://www.cityofseward.us/calendar.aspx?EID=4117