2022 Alaska/Northwest Faculty Selected Works

Heather Lende, current Alaska Writer Laureate


Of Bears and Ballots, Find the Good, Take Good Care of the Garden and the Dogs, If You Lived Here, I’d Know Your Name

See selection of covers at bottom of page

Kim Heacox


The Only Kayak • Jimmy Bluefeather • John Muir and the Ice that Started a Fire • Rhythm of the Wild • The National Parks • Alaska’s Inside Passage

M. Jackson


While Glaciers Slept: Being Human in a Time of Climate Change • The Secret Lives of Glaciers

Hank Lentfer


Raven’s Witness: The Alaska Life of Richard K. Nelson • Faith of Cranes

Tina Ontiveros


rough house

Laureli Ivanoff


See her essays and poetry in Real Native via the website link above.

Nicole Stellon O’Donnell


Everything Never Comes This Way, You Are No Longer In Trouble, Steam Laundry

Also check out these books from our Organizing Faculty:

• Across the Shaman’s River: John Muir, the Tlingit Stronghold and the Opening of the North, by Daniel Henry

• Skagway: City of the New Century: The True Story of Skagway, Alaska including the White Pass, Dyea and the Chilkoot Trail, co-authored and edited by Jeff Brady

• Before the Grave: Poems by D.S. Poorman, edited with an afterword by Kent Fielding.

All of these books are available from Skaguay News Depot & Books or through bookshop.org supporting independent bookstores.