The annual Permafrost Book Prize Reading will feature authors Anand Prahlad and Scott Russell Sanders at 7 p.m. Friday, April 14, in the University of Alaska Museum of the North auditorium.
Prahlad won the 2016 Permafrost Book Prize offered by Permafrost, the University of Alaska Fairbanks’ literary journal. Sanders judged the entries.
Prahlad’s nonfiction manuscript, “The Secret Life of a Black Aspie,” was published by the University of Alaska Press in 2017 as a result of his win. Prahlad, a poet, songwriter and musician, teaches folklore, film, creative writing and disability studies at the University of Missouri, where he has been a professor since 1990.
Sanders, professor emeritus of English at Indiana University, has written more than... read more