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Jeremy Pataky

Where: Anchorage and McCarthy
Genre(s): poetry, literary nonfiction, and essays
Job(s): Writing, Editing, Communications, and Project Management Consultant. Projects include Rasmuson Foundation Artist Residency Program, Anchorage Museum's Polar Lab; many others

Email: jeremy.pataky(at)

Favorite Places in Alaska: Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve

Bio: Jeremy Pataky's debut book of poetry, Overwinter, is forthcoming from University of Alaska Press in March 2015. Jeremy earned an MFA in poetry from the University of Montana. His work has appeared in Colorado Review, Black Warrior Review, Cirque, Ice Floe, Left-Facing Bird, The Southeast Review, and many others. He has worked as a wilderness guide, nonprofit executive director, university instructor, and after school poetry teacher. He is a founding board member of the 49 Alaska Writing Center. He divides his time between Anchorage and the town of McCarthy, in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, and works as a consultant with a focus on arts, culture, and the environment.


  • Overwinter (poetry), University of Alaska Press, forthcoming 2015
  • "Ballistics" (creative nonfiction) essay in A Natural History of Now: Reports from the Edge of Nature; Kelson Books, 2012
  • "The Wild Dead" (creative nonfiction) essay in Permanent Vacation: Twenty Writers on Work and Life in Our National Parks; Bona Fide Books, 2011
  • Fata Morgana (digital poetry chapbook), Blue Hour Press, 2010

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Please contact me for readings, editorial services, and manuscript consultation.
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Listing last updated: August, 2014

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  Poll, Mary Ann
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