Dead writers to read at the Blue Loon

Marmian Grimes

The 22nd annual Dead Writers Reading and Raffle will be Friday, Nov. 2 at 6 p.m. at the Blue Loon.

Members of the public are invited to come dressed as their favorite dead writer, give a three-minute reading and compete for prizes. Audience members are also welcome. You must be 21 or older to attend.

The event is a fundraiser for the University of Alaska Fairbanks English Department’s Midnight Sun Visiting Writers Series. The event will include prize drawings in between readings and a performance by local folk band Zingaro.

Tickets are $15 at the door for general admission and $12 with a UAF PolarExpress card.

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