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Water Mask (The Alaska Literary Series)

In Water Mask, Monica Devine skis woodland trails with her baby on her back, navigates sea ice with Beaufort Sea whalers and whirls two thousand feet above the tundra with a rookie bush pilot. She negotiates the death of her father, and the near loss of her family's cabin on the Copper River. Reflections on family, place, memory, work, perception and art are woven into a seductive a land that both beguiles and rejects.

riding the circumference of Lake Superior

riding the circumference of Lake Superior around the lake that breathes like an ocean a curve of sun tracks our faces: we plow into winds, watch a cloudburst bloom and ...
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Sports Fans

THE RIVER (HE) IS UNSTOPPABLE  spring reigns, break-up pervades and we sit, around a campfire on the bank, watching the pre-game show, slow  the brown river runs, undulant under the ...
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Art’s Impulse

You know who they are. People I call "connectors." The ones you meet along life's path who challenge you to become your personal best, who provide encouragement in your skills ...
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Make Room

  Make Room what tall boats sailed under snow on these dry-blue beds crushed by the weight of heavy moons and black ground how many layers of bones lie below ...
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Emma Hill House Concert

Let me first say this about Emma Hill. She was born and raised in Sleetmute, Alaska, a village of 100 people, give or take, on the salmon-fed upper Kuskokwim River. ...
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A Blazon to Quinn-Doggy

What, exactly, you may ask, is a blazon? A blazon is a poetic form, first appearing by the French poet Clement Marot during the 16th century. It started out as ...
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