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Mark Zeiger

Where: Southeast Alaska
Genre(s): fiction, spoken word, essays
Job(s): Publisher, Web designer, Subsistence fisher/hunter/gatherer


Favorite Places in Alaska: My family's semi-remote, off-the-grid "homestead" on the Mud Bay peninsula, on the shore of Lynn Canal south of Haines.

Bio: Mark A. Zeiger is Alaska born and mostly bred. Born in Fairbanks, he's lived in Sitka, Wrangell, Juneau, and Haines, as well as spending some time outside in places like California, Oregon, New York, and even Texas. An avid writer since childhood, Zeiger has had one short story published in Shapeshifter! Magazine. His most recent work is a short story collection: Shy Ghosts Dancing: Dark Tales from Southeast Alaska.

Zeiger lives a mostly subsistence lifestyle with his wife and daughter near
Haines. He writes for two blogs and operates a freelance "micro-publishing" company and Web design firm.


  • Shy Ghosts Dancing: Dark Tales from Southeast Alaska, Yeldagalga Publications, LLC, 2011
  • Sacred Coffee: A "Homesteader's" Paradigm (essays), Yeldagalga Publications 2013

Please contact me for readings, editorial services, manuscript consultation, and print-on-demand prep services.
I work with Young Writers (elementary and secondary school), University Writers, and Community Writers.

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Listing last updated: June, 2014

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