Peggy Shumaker

Peggy Shumaker is Alaska State Writer Laureate. Her previous book of poems is "Gnawed Bones." Her lyrical memoir is "Just Breathe Normally." "Toucan Nest"," "her most recent collection, grew from an eco-arts writing workshop in Costa Rica. Professor emerita from University of Alaska Fairbanks, Shumaker teaches in the Rainier Writing Workshop. She is founding editor of Boreal Books, publishers of fine art and literature from Alaska. She edits the Alaska Literary Series at University of Alaska...See more