Event Title: Being an Alaskan Writer in a New York Industry
Date/Time: Tue, Mar 18th 6:00pm
Location: Homer Public Library Fireplace Lounge
Tuesday, March 18, 6:00 pm
Craft talk by author Brendan Jones
Sitka author Brendan Jones will deliver the craft talk "Being an Alaskan Writer in a New York Industry" and read from his forthcoming novel The Alaskan Laundry.
Jones commercial fishes, and works on restoring his home, a World War II tugboat. He is currently at Stanford University, where he teaches creative writing, and has a Stegner Fellowship. He received a graduate and undergraduate degree from Oxford University in Modern Languages. He has written commentaries for NPR, blogs regularly for the Huffington Post, and has published in Ploughshares, Narrative Magazine, and elsewhere. His novel, The Alaskan Laundry, will be published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in Spring 2015.