Funding Opportunities for Alaska Writers

Alaska State Council on the Arts
Rasmuson Foundation

Literacy and Writers’ Organizations

Alaska Center for the Book
Alaska Sisters in Crime
Alaska Writers Guild

Writing Conferences

Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference
North Words Writers Symposium
Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference
San Francisco Writers Conference


Wrangell Mountains Writing Workshops
Kenyon Review Writers Workshop
Squaw Valley Workshops
One Story Workshop for Writers
Tin House Summer Writer’s Workshop
Norman Mailer Center Workshops

Degree-granting Academic Programs

University of Alaska Anchorage low-residency MFA program


Blue Mountain Center
Millay Colony for the Arts

The MacDowell Colony
Vermont Studio Center

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Critique Groups
Writers’ Critique Group meets each Saturday at Title Wave Books, Northern Lights Mall, Anchorage. All genres and levels welcome. For more information, contact Mary at (907) 569 5075.

Editorial Services

Indigo Editing & Publications
Louise Freeman-Toole, an award-winning Anchorage-based editor, is interested in working with writers locally and throughout Alaska. You can contact her by email at louisefreemantoole (at) yahoo (dot) com or call her at (907) 727-4447.
Wilcox Editing Services


The Poets & Writers Guide to Literary Agents
Elisabeth B. Dabney Literary Services
Writing Coach: Andromeda Romano-Lax

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