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Dan O'Neill

Where: Fairbanks
Genre(s): poetry, literary nonfiction, journalism and essays
Job(s): writer, carpenter

Email: onefam (at)

Favorite Places in Alaska: A nice camp somewhere.

Bio: Born and raised in San Francisco, school at UC Berkeley, worked as environmental planner. In AK since '75. Worked construction, built house, cabins, ran dogs, trapped a little, made radio, television and video documentaries, political ads, wrote books and a newspaper column, hunted, fished, grew potatoes. Married, kid, grandkids.


  • Stubborn Gal: The True Story of an Undefeated Sled Dog Racer (non-fiction), University of Alaska Press, 2015
  • A Land Gone Lonesome (non-fiction), Counterpoint/Basic Books, 2006
  • The Last Giant of Beringia (non-fiction), Basic Books, 2004
  • The Firecracker Boys (non-fiction), St. Martin's Press/Basic Books, 1994

Please contact me for readings, workshops, classes, and lectures.
I work with any audience.

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Listing last updated: December, 2015

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