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Special in July —
    In “A Writer Writes,” by Ginger Taylor Saçlioglu (Turkey 1968–70) traces the origins of her Love of Ankara.

    In “A letter from . . .Kathleen M. Moore recounts a routine life in Ethiopia.

    Mike Tidwell delights with his telling of his Hanoi Haircut.

Literary Type

To print a printer-friendly copy of the full July 2000 issue click here.

    Literary Type has news of writers, books, the Peace Corps and more.

Talking with . . .

    Editor John Coyne interviewed Shay Youngblood (Dominica 1981) about her experiences as a published writer.

Recent books by Peace Corps writers

    Nineteen new books are listed that cover topics from Hollywood to horning, from herons to Hausa.


To Preserve and to Learn: Occasional Essays about the History of the Peace Corps

    The Norristown, Pennsylvania Times-Herald wasn’t convinced that the Peace Corps was a good idea on February 15, 1962.

New at the site

  • Opportunites for Writers spotlights organizations — be they websites, magazines, journals — that are looking for writings that may be of special interest to Peace Corps writers, and that draw on their Third World experiences. In this issue three opportunities are there for you to persue.
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