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James Misko

Where: Anchorage
Genre(s): Fiction
Job(s):Author
Online:
 • jimmisko.com

Email: jim (at) jimmisko.com

Favorite Places in Alaska: My house on the bluff overlooking Turnagain Arm.

Bio: Jim Misko, award-winning author, teacher, journalist, and entrepreneur, has written nine books.

Jim graduated from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon in 1955 and since has made his living as an oil field roughneck, mink rancher, forest service lookout, YMCA Youth Secretary, truck driver, logger, lumber mill hand, journalist, teacher and real estate broker. Jim and his wife moved to Alaska in 1974 where they still reside.

Books:

  • As All My Fathers Were (fiction), Northwest Ventures, 2014
  • The Cut of Pride (fiction), Northwest Ventures, 2012
  • For What He Could Become (fiction), Northwest Ventures, 2006
  • The Most Expensive Mistress in Jefferson County (fiction), Northwest Ventures, 2008

Availability:
Please contact me for readings, workshops, classes and lectures.
Audience:
I work with university and community writers.
Special Interests:
I have a particular interest in fiction.

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Listing last updated: November, 2014

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