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Final Fireside Lecture celebrates new salmon exhibit

...others, including Juneau residents Rosita Worl, Richard Carstensen, Becky Janes and Sissi Babich, and Sitka author John Straley.Alaska Geographic will sell the books during the program. Special refreshments will be served in commemoration of...
Sitka author John Straley to visit Hearthside Books

Fans of Sitka author John Straley will have two chances to catch up with the writer this weekend at Hearthside Books' Nugget Mall location: The first is a book...
Fifth annual North Words Writers Symposium to feature Simon Winchester

...Marks Dauenhauer and her husband Richard, Michael Gates, Nick Jans, Marcel Jolley, Heather Lende, Lael Morgan, John Straley and Deb Vanasse. Faculty will serve on panels to discuss several writing and publishing topics and will also do a public...
North Words Writers: coming to the table

...essayist from Oregon. Alaska faculty included last year's stalwarts Heather Lende, Kim Heacox, Lynn Schooler and John Straley. Also serving as faculty was novelist Andromeda Romano-Lax from Anchorage, screenwriter David Hunsaker of Juneau...
North Words Writers Symposium, Kachemak Bay conference still accepting registrations

...authors who wil serve as faculty at the symposium include Juneau writers Lynn Schooler and David Hunsaker, as well as John Straley, Kim Heacox, Andromeda Romano-Lax, Howard Weaver and Heather Lende.This year's panel topics include: "Life's...
UAS Sitka offers 'A Sense of Place: Alaska and Beyond'

...class is team taught by Associate Professor of Marine Biology Jan Straley and former Alaska Writer Laureate and author John Straley. This course meets from 6-8 p.m. on Thursdays from Feb. 28 through April 11, with additional times to be announced...
Fourth annual North Words Writers Symposium planned for end of May in Skagway

...symposium by a faculty of Alaska authors that includes Juneau writers David Hunsaker and Lynn Schooler, as well as John Straley of Sitka, Kim Heacox of Gustavus, Andromeda Romano-Lax of Anchorage, Howard Weaver of California (formerly of...
Formidable group of Alaskan writers gathers to discuss their craft

...keeping her sessions focused on the stated topic and attendee questions. Other faculty included Nick Jans, Kim Heacox, John Straley, Jeff Brady, Dan Henry and Skagway's one and only Buckwheat ? who regaled folks with stories of his cross-continent...
New writer laureate bridges cultures, disciplines

...appointment.Previous Alaska Writer Laureates, in reverse chronological order, are: Peggy Shumaker, Nancy Lord, John Straley, Jerah Chadwick, Anne Hanley, Richard Nelson, Tom Sexton, Joanne Townsend, Richard Dauenhauer, Sheila Nickerson...
Remaking the mystery

For more than a decade, Sitka author John Straley has taken murder mystery fans on a tour of a place "where the salmon flash like slices of silver." His Cecil Younger detective...


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