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Vivian Faith Prescott

Where: Sitka
Genre(s): Fiction, Poetry, Creative Nonfiction, Children's Literature, Spoken Word
Job(s): Writer, Writing Workshop Facilitator, Co-Director of a non-profit.
 • Blog: "Planet Alaska"


Favorite Places in Alaska:
Wrangell, the Stikine River, and Sitka's Totem Park.

Vivian Faith Prescott is a fifth generation Alaskan. She was born and raised in Wrangell, Alaska and lives in Sitka, Alaska. Vivian is married with four children and many grandchildren. She is of Sáami and Suomalainen descent; her children are Tlingit of the T'akdéintaan clan/Snail House. Vivian is Co-Director of Raven's Blanket, a non-profit designed to perpetuate the cultural wellness and traditions of Indigenous peoples and promote artistic works by Alaskans. Vivian has an M.A. in Cross Cultural Studies with an emphasis in Indigenous Knowledge Systems and a Ph.D. in Cross Cultural Studies.


  • The Hide of My Tongue (poetry), Plain View Press, 2012
  • Slick (poetry), White Knuckle Press, 2010

Please contact me for readings, workshops, classes.
I work with young writers (elementary and secondary school), university writers, and community writers.
Special Interests:
I have a particular interest in indigenous peoples.

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Listing last updated: March, 2013

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