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About the AuthorsDeb Vanasse is the author of sixteen books with six different presses. In her most recent book, Vanasse sorts through the noise to help authors reach an informed decision of how best to publish and –of equal importance– how to make sure their books get noticed. Vanasse is also founder of Running Fox Books, an independent press and author collective. A sought-after teacher and editor, she enjoys writing frequently. Wealth Women is due out in Spring 2016.
Kaylene Johnson-Sullivan is a long-time Alaskan who makes her home in Eagle River. She has found adventure on Mt. McKinley, the Chugach Mountains and as a wrangler and cook in the Brooks Range. Her award winning articles have appeared in Alaska magazine, the Los Angeles Times, the Louisville Review and other publications. Her books include Canyons and Ice: The Wilderness Travels of Dick Griffith; A Tender Distance: Adventures Raising My Sons in Alaska; Portrait of the Alaska Railroad; and Trails Across Time: History of An Alaska Mountain Corridor.
Marybeth Holleman is co-author of Among Wolves: Gordon Haber’s Insights into Alaska’s Most Misunderstood Animal, author of the Heart of the Sound: An Alaskan Paradise Found and Nearly Lost, and co-editor of Crosscurrents North: Alaskans on the Environment. She has taught creative writing and women’s studies at various Alaskan Campuses, most frequently at the university of Alaska Anchorage. She is also author of Alaska’s Prince William Sound: A Traveler’s Guide and The State of the Sound, and writes for nonprofit organizations on environmental issues, including predator control, global warming, oil spills, and polar bears.