Luncheon Speakers

Nov. 3, 2022 — Corinna Cook — Leavetaking

Corinna Cook asks how can a geologically-enlarged sense of time benefit writing that is motivated by immediate concerns and/or lived experience? Corinna is a former Fulbright Fellow, an Alaska Literary Award recipient, and a Rasmuson Foundation awardee. She offers writing workshops, teaches at Alaska Pacific University, and is working on an oral history account of […]

Oct. 6, 2022 — Bill Jack — Persevering on the Appalachian Trail

Author Bill Jack will discuss his memoir about hiking the Appalachian Trail, Perseverance. The presentation will include a video with photos. During his adult years, Bill ran 5Ks, 10Ks, and some half marathons. Upon turning 70 years of age, he gave up running and decided to hike the Appalachian Trail. He didn’t realize that he […]

June 2, 2022 — Evan Swensen — While you’re out there having fun in Alaska outdoors, I’m doing the same thing, but I’m working.

Evan Swensen, book publisher, editor, author, and Author Masterminds charter member, and his wife, Lois, publish books by authors worldwide. In addition, he has been the publisher and editor of Alaska Outdoors magazine and producer of Alaska Outdoors television show and outdoor videos, and host of Alaska Outdoor Radio Magazine. He has been an Alaska […]