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Alison H. Deming

Alison H. Deming at the Jackson Hole Writers Conference

Alison H. Deming is a featured speaker at the Jackson Hole Writing Conference. ...

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Alison H. Deming

Nonfiction Workshop: Alison Deming

Alison H. Deming will be leading a workshop on nonfiction writing at the Jackson Hole Writers Conference....

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Faith Sullivan

Deep Valley Book Festival

The Deep Valley Book Festival is sponsored by the Betsy-Tacy Society in connection
with the Deep Valley Homecoming in celebration of author Maud Hart Lovelace.

We welcome all interested authors, illustrators, publishers, literar...

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Chris Santiago wins 2016 Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry

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Milkweed at #AWP16

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Young Readers Rise Up: A Letter from the Publisher's Desk

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#amreading for #pride weekend: Our #fridayreads is SILHOUETTE OF A SPARROW by Molly Beth G

@maxritvo's poem in this week's @newyorkermag is worth not one read, not two, but countles

.@lauriemuchnick on LIT PUB IN THE 21ST CENTURY: "There's a lot to learn from this eclectic volume:" @KirkusReviews

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