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Andromeda Romano-Lax is the author of THE SPANISH BOW, a novel about classical musicians in Spain, as well as a dozen travel and natural history books, most of them about Alaska. Her second novel, THE DETOUR, set in 1938 Italy, was published in February 2012. She teaches for 49 Writers and for the University of Alaska Anchorage low-residency MFA program.
Andromeda's new novel
"A gently haunting work of subtle and surprising wisdom." -- Booklist. "Great for book clubs." -- Library Journal
Deb Vanasse is the author of a dozen books, published by Penguin, Houghton-Mifflin, Globe-Pequot, Sasquatch Books, and the University of Alaska Press. Her most recent title is BLACK WOLF OF THE GLACIER. After more than 30 years in Alaska, she's still in love with this place.
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Linda Ketchum completed her MFA in creative nonfiction at the University of Alaska Anchorage. Prior to joining 49 Writers as executive director she worked or volunteered for a variety of Alaska nonprofit organizations promoting everything from literacy to libraries.
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