“Willful Creatures”, what a great description for all the characters that one can possibly encounter in literature. It is also the name of Aimee Bender’s book of short stories. And she writes like one of her own “willful creatures”. She has been described as ‘Hemingway on an acid trip”; and her work has been described as “twisted” and “ethereal”. You be the judge.
- As a child in Iran, Parisa Elahian was told by school officials she wasn’t equal with other children. "They called us dirty, so they had to separate us from the other kids, so I was in the corner of the class," Elahian said.
- This weekend, crowds showed up in the pouring rain to do their holiday shopping at Juneau’s Public Market, but it wasn’t the only place in town to buy local goods.
- Southeast Alaska biologists had a rare opportunity to watch the hatching of thousands of market squid eggs.
- Diverse commercial markets for the snake-like creature have opened up over the past few years but catching them can be tricky.