Bryan Allen Fierro

Bryan Allen Fierro

Bryan Allen Fierro BRYAN ALLEN FIERRO holds an MFA from Pacific University in Oregon. He grew up in Los Angeles and now splits his time between Los Angles and Anchorage, Alaska, where he works as a firefighter and paramedic. Fierro is the recipient of the Poets &...
Caroline Van Hemert

Caroline Van Hemert

Caroline Van Hemert Caroline Van Hemert is an Alaskan writer, adventurer, and wildlife biologist whose journeys have taken her from the pack ice of the Arctic Ocean to the swamps of the Okavango Delta. She is the author of The Sun is a Compass: A 4,000-mile Journey...
Heather Lende, Alaska Writer Laureate

Heather Lende, Alaska Writer Laureate

Heather Lende, Alaska Writer Laureate Heather Lende’s work, mostly about life and sometimes death in Haines, Alaska, has been distributed widely, from The Anchorage Daily News and Christian Science Monitor to NPR and Country Living. She is a former contributing editor...
Nicole Stellon O’Donnell

Nicole Stellon O’Donnell

Nicole Stellon O’Donnell Nicole Stellon O’Donnell is a Fairbanks poet. Her first collection, Steam Laundry, won the WILLA Award in 2013. In her 2019 book, You Are No Longer In Trouble, she used prose poetry and flash fiction to weave a moving story about growing...
M Jackson

M Jackson

M Jackson 
Dr. M Jackson is a geographer, glaciologist, National Geographic Society Explorer, TED Fellow, three-time U.S. Fulbright Scholar, public speaker, and author. Jackson’s 2019 book, The Secret Lives of Glaciers, explores the complex impacts of glacier change...