Alaska Quarterly Review First Friday Reading Series

by Kathleen McCoy  |   

Friday, March 7, 6:30-8 p.m.
Snow City Cafe

UAA Creative Writing Professor Sherry Simpson will read from her new collection of essays, The Accidental Explorer: Wayfinding in Alaska, on Friday evening as part of the Alaska Quarterly Review First Friday Reading Series. Simpson is the nationally acclaimed author of The Way Winter Comes (1998), the inaugural Chinook Prize winner from Sasquatch Books. She has published essays, columns, articles and book reviews in a variety of literary journals, anthologies, magazines and newspapers. Most recently a series of short essays she wrote appeared in a photographic book on Glacier Bay National Park.

More about Sherry Simpson is available at, the Web site of the Campus Bookstore. Visit for more information on the Alaska Quarterly Review.

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