The Alaska Writers Directory

Jeff Brady

Where: Dyea
Genre(s): fiction, poetry, journalism, history
Job(s):Publisher and Director of Writers & Artists Retreat

Favorite Places in Alaska: Dyea

Bio:Tar Heel born, Tar Heel bred -
Alaskan sworn, Yukon fed.
Arrived Skagway in 1974, returned for a couple summers, postponed work on a novel after college to crank up The Skagway News in 1978. Also created Lynn Canal Publishing and Skaguay News Depot & Books in 1987. Edited several LCP books and finally completed his 30-year history compilation, Skagway: City of the New Century, which was published in 2013. Sold the newspaper in 2015 and now back to work on that novel. Co-founder of North Words Writers Symposium, held in Skagway at the end of May since 2010, and director of the Alderworks Alaska Writers and Artists Retreat summer residency program in Dyea.


  • Skagway: City of the New Century. Lynn Canal Publishing, 2013.
  • Best of the Skagway Police Blotter and Other True Tales from Alaska's Fun City, Vol. 1. Lynn Canal Publishing, (1995, rev. 2016)
  • Best of the Skagway Police Blotter with Heard on the Wind, Vol. 2. Lynn Canal Publishing (2016)

Please contact me for readings, classes, and workshops.
I work with young writers and community writers.

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Listing last updated: November, 2017

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Atcheson, Dave
Aubrey, Sharon
Baker, Frank
Bakker, Theresa
Ball, Ray
Ballard, Chaun
Barker, Erica
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Benton, Jena
Benz, Heather
Berry, JD
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Bowling, Sue Ann
Bradfield, Elizabeth
Brady, DM
Brady, Jeff
Briggs, Benjamin
Brightwell, Gerri
Brooks, Liana
Brown, Barbara
Brown, Tricia
Bue, Arne
Burleson, Derick
Byl, Christine
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Childs, Lucian
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Christianson, Kersten
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Coray, Anne
Cornberg, Kaiyuh
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Curry, Lynne
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Davis, Trisha
Devine, Monica
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Dickess, Clarice
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Draper, Melina
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