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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 1989–91)

Literary Type
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 1965–67) and C. W. Truesdale reviewed by Bird Cupps (Kenya 1987–89)

Living On the Edge: Fiction by Peace Corps Writers edited by John Coyne (Ethiopia 1962–64) reviewed by Richard Wiley (Korea 1967–69)

Saviors by Paul Eggers (Malaysia 1976–78) reviewed by Paula Hirschoff (Kenya 1968–70)

Diary of A Kimbang by James P. McCormick (Cameroon 1980–82) reviewed by Craig J. Carrozzi (Colombia 1979-80)

Travel Right
You'll want to go after reading about Rio's Other Beaches by Alan Ryan.

Day planner
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.

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