Born and raised in Alaska, I now write and live in a yurt near Fairbanks. Before writing fiction, I spent many years working as a journalist for Alaska public radio stations around the state. I also fished commercially out of Southeast Alaska with my family. I often wear two down coats at the same time.

She was also the host and producer of “Independent Native News,” a daily newscast produced in Fairbanks, focusing on Alaska Natives, American Indians, and Canada’s First Nations. Her writing is inspired by her family’s four generations in Alaska.

Books in order of publication:

The Smell of Other People’s Houses – 2016

Everyone Dies Famous in a Small Town – 2021