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2018 Alaska Literary Awards Application Open

About the Alaska Literary Awards The Alaska Literary Awards were established in 2014 by the Alaska Arts and Culture Foundation, through a generous gift from Peggy Shumaker and Joe Usibelli. The Alaska Literary Awards recognize and support writers of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, playwriting, screenwriting, and mixed genres.  Any Alaska writer over the age of 18 who is not a full-time … Read More

Recipients of the 2017 Alaska Literary Awards and 2017 Connie Boochever Fellows Announced

The Alaska Arts and Culture Foundation, in partnership with the Alaska State Council on the Arts (ASCA), is pleased to announce the artist recipients of the 2017 Alaska Literary Award and the 2017 Connie Boochever Fellowships. Alaska Literary Awards The following five Alaska literary artists, selected from a pool of 42 applications, will each receive $5,000 awards: Mary Katzke, … Read More

2016 Alaska Literary Awards Announced

The Alaska Arts and Culture Foundation, in partnership with the Alaska State Council on the Arts (ASCA) recently selected four individuals to recognize for their outstanding literary work and receive the 2016 Alaska Literary Award. A select number of $5,000 fellowships for Alaska literary artists are awarded each fall. 2016 Alaska Literary Award Recipients:  Daryl Farmer, creative nonfiction, … Read More

2015 Alaska Literary Awards Announced

The Alaska State Council on the Arts and the Alaska Arts and Culture Foundation recently selected four individuals to recognize for their outstanding literary work and receive the 2015 Alaska Literary Award. A select number of $5,000 fellowships for Alaska literary artists are awarded each fall. 2015 Alaska Literary Award Recipients:  Christine Byl, Denali Park- non-fiction/fiction Alyse … Read More

2015 Connie Boochever Fellows Announced

The Alaska State Council on the Arts and the Alaska Arts and Culture Foundation recently selected four individuals to receive 2015 Connie Boochever Fellowships in the literary and performing arts. The $2,500 fellowship is for emerging artists, with the disciplines awarded alternating between the performing and literary arts, and the visual arts. The five recipients are: Ellen Frankenstein, … Read More

2012 Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities

The 2012 Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities will be held on Thursday, October 18th at 6 pm at the Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage. For more information, including nomination forms, go to the Alaska State Council on the Arts' web site: http://education.alaska.gov/aksca/. The Event is a partnership event of the Alaska Humanities Forum and the Alaska State Council on the Arts, with … Read More

2011 Connie Boochever Fellows Announced

The Alaska State Council on the Arts and the Alaska Arts and Culture Foundation recently chose four individuals to receive the 2011 Connie Boochever Fellowships in the visual arts. The $2,500 fellowship is for emerging artists, and each year the disciplines alternate between performing, literary and visual arts. The four recipients are: James Adcox, visual artist, Nome; Michael Conti, … Read More