|Special this issue
Two essays in this issue are must reads:
The 1999 winner of the Moritz Thomsen Peace Corps Experience Award entitled White by Lynn Marshall, a PCV in Mali and
The Writer Writes essay How We Talk About the Servants by Mary Beth Simmons (Cameroon 198991)
Literary Type has news of writers, books, the Peace Corps and more.
Talking with . . .
Our interview this issue is with Fritz Fischer, author of Making Them Like Us: Peace Corps Volunteers in the 1960s.
Recent books by Peace Corps writers
Twelve new books are listed including the hot, new book on the literary scene and a book about a serial killer and one extolling the glories of the potato.
An Inn Near Kyoto: Writing by American Women Abroad edited by Kathleen Coskran (Ethiopia 196567) and C. W. Truesdale reviewed by Bird Cupps (Kenya 198789)
Living On the Edge: Fiction by Peace Corps Writers edited by John Coyne (Ethiopia 196264) reviewed by Richard Wiley (Korea 196769)
Saviors by Paul Eggers (Malaysia 197678) reviewed by Paula Hirschoff (Kenya 196870)
Diary of A Kimbang by James P. McCormick (Cameroon 198082) reviewed by Craig J. Carrozzi (Colombia 1979-80)
You'll want to go after reading about Rio's Other Beaches by Alan Ryan.
Beginning in this issue of PeaceCorpsWriters is the first installment of How to Write a Novel in 100 Days or Less.
Opportunities for writers
A listing that can include competitions, calls for submissions, conferences, etc. that may be of interest to the Peace Corps writer.
We've got pictures
For those who missed the 1999 National Peace Corps Conference in St. Paul, we have some photos.