Alaska Writer Laureate, Nancy Lord, and novelist and writer Valerie Miner present selections from their work

2010-07-20 by News, Sports, and Art

Nancy Lord, Alaska’s current Writer Laureate, holds a liberal arts degree from Hampshire College and an M.F.A. in creative writing from Vermont College.  In addition to being an independent writer based in Homer, she fished commercially for many years and has, more recently, worked as a naturalist and historian on adventure cruise ships.

Associate faculty member, Valerie Miner, is the award-winning author of thirteen books.  Her latest novel is After Eden.  Other novels include Range of Light, A Walking Fire, Winter’s Edge, Blood Sisters, All Good Women, Movement: A Novel in Stories, and Murder in the English Department.  Her short fiction books include Abundant Light, The Night Singers and Trespassing. Her collection of essays is Rumors from the Cauldron: Selected Essays, Reviews and Reportage. In 2002, The Low Road: A Scottish Family Memoir was a Finalist for the PEN USA Creative Non-Fiction Award.  Abundant Light was a 2005 Fiction Finalist for the Lambda Literary Awards.

The Northern Renaissance Arts and Science Reading series is sponsored by the UAA department of Creative Writing and Literary Arts.

6:21 Nancy Lord, 36:56 Valerie Miner

This podcast was recorded on July 18, 2010.

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