Archive - June 1, 2015

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Going to PC/Connect — Berkeley?
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New books by Peace Corps writers — May 2015
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John Coyne (Ethiopia 1962-64) Featured in Tadias Magazine

Going to PC/Connect — Berkeley?

Peace Corps Worldwide will be there in the guise of Peace Corps Writers. John and I are presenting two programs: “Peace Corps Memoirists Talk about Their Writing” Friday, June 5, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Unit 1 Dormitory Quad – APR (All Purpose Room) The panelists will be: Suzanne Adam, author of Marrying Santiago (Colombia 1964–66) Kay Gillies Dixon, author of Wanderlust Satisfied (Colombia 1962–64) Catherine Onyemelukwe, author of My Life and Loves Abroad (Nigeria 1962–64) Angene Wilson, author of Africa on My Mind: Educating Americans for Fifty Years (1962–64) Writing Your Peace Corps Memoir and Preparing Your Manuscript for Publication Saturday, June 6 – 9 AM– 10 AM Unit 1 – Deutsch John will talk writing; Marian, making your book a reality. Pre-conference social gathering We hope that all Peace Corps writers attending the conference will join us at FreeHouse, in Berkeley Thursday evening, June 4th from 7:30pm – . . .

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New books by Peace Corps writers — May 2015

To purchase any of these books from Amazon.com, click on the book cover, the bold book title, or the publishing format you would like — and Peace Corps Worldwide, an Amazon Associate, will receive a small remittance that will help support the site and the annual Peace Corps Writers awards. • Marrying Santiago by Suzanne Adam (Colombia 1964–66) Peace Corps Writers May 2015 $15.00 (paperback), $3.49 (Kindle) . • Learning to Love Kimchi: Letters Home from a Peace Corps Volunteer by Carol MacGregor Cissel (Korea 1973–75) CreateSpace May 2015 274 pages $10.99 (paperback), $3.99 (Kindle) . • Three Hundred Cups of Tea and The Toughest Job: Riding the Peace Corps Rollercoaster in Mali, West Africa by Asifa Kanji and David Drury (both PCVs Mali 2011–12; PCResponse: Ghana 2012–13, South Africa 2013) CreateSpace May 2015 290 pages $14.95 (paperback) • A Hundred Veils by Rea Keech (Iran 1967–69) Real Nice Books . . .

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John Coyne (Ethiopia 1962-64) Featured in Tadias Magazine

Tadias is a New York based online magazine tailored towards the Ethiopian-American community. Established in 2003, Tadias features breaking-news, events, videos, interviews, sports, arts, entertainment, personality profiles, celebrity highlights, as well as opinions and editorials. The word Tadias is a popular casual greeting among Ethiopians. It means “hi,” “what’s up?” or “how are you?” This Monday they published, a review of his novel that is partially set in Ethiopia, Long Ago and Far Away. MORE AT: http://www.tadias.com/06/01/2015/review-of-long-ago-and-far-away-a-novel-set-in-ethiopia-by-john-coyne/

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