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Evan Swensen

Where: Anchorage
Genre(s): literary nonfiction and fiction
Job(s): book publisher

Email: evan (at)

Favorite Places in Alaska: The fishing water I'm standing in.

Bio: Evan Swensen, book publisher and editor, along with his wife, Lois, publishes books by authors worldwide. He has been an Alaska resident since 1957. He has been the publisher and editor of Alaska Outdoors magazine and producer of Alaska Outdoors television show and outdoor videos, and the Host of Alaska Outdoor Radio Magazine. He has been published in many national magazines and is the author of five books, One Last Cast, Angler's Guide to Alaska, Hiker's Guide to Alaska, Becoming a Published Author, and Bringing Your Book to Market; and publisher of more than 400 books by other authors.


  • Bringing Your Book to Market (nonfiction), Publication Consultants, 2012
  • Becoming a Published Author (nonfiction), Publications Consultants, 2012
  • One Last Cast (nonfiction), Publications Consultants, 2000
  • Angler's Guide to Alaska (nonfiction), Falcon Press, 1993
  • Hiker's Guide to Alaska, (nonfiction), Falcon Press, 1992

Please contact me for workshops, classes, lectures, editorial services and manuscript consultations.
I work with any audience.
Special Interests:
I have a particular interest in publishing.

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Listing last updated: July, 2014

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