Annie Boochever is available for author presentations, school visits, creative writing, and reader’s theater workshops.
Annie Boochever — Alaskan Author.
My books were inspired by real people, places, and events in Alaska:
Bristol Bay Summer
An Alaskan adventure novel published in 2014 by Alaska Northwest Books, won a Literary Classics award for best first novel and was a middle-grade selection for the Alaska State Battle of the Books reading motivation program. It is is based on my personal experiences as a single mom in a remote fish camp in Bristol Bay.
Fighter in Velvet Gloves: Alaska Civil Rights Hero Elizabeth Peratrovich
The story of a legendary Alaska Native woman written in collaboration with her only living child, Roy Peratrovich, Jr., now 84 years old. It is a picture biography for middle grade and young adult readers published by Snowy Owl Books, an imprint of the University of Alaska Press. It will be released January 15, 2019.
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Annie Takes Off for Homer
On Valentine’s Day, 2022, Annie Boochever took off for Homer, Alaska to speak about “Fighter in Velvet Gloves,” and Elizabeth Peratrovich,
Homer High School Presentation & Planning
Homer High School Presentation, planning meeting, and creative writing workshop.
Welcoming Fireplace in the Homer Library
In front of a welcoming fireplace in the beautiful Homer library, 25 attendees filled up their seats for the panel discussion and my talk.
New Study Guide: Fighter in Velvet Gloves
Pre-Coronavirus Book Tour to Fairbanks
I was the featured speaker at the beautiful Fairbanks Noel Wien Library, in celebration of the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage, the perfect venue to share my book, Fighter in Velvet Gloves: Alaska Civil Rights Hero Elizabeth Peratrovich.
Presentation for League of Women Voters
Annie B will give a talk for the League of Women Voters in honor of Elizabeth Peratrovich Day and the 100th Anniversary of the League of the Women Voters US.
“Fighter” Makes 2020 Rise: Feminist Book Project List
Rise: A Feminist Book Project for Ages 0-18 selected Fighter in Velvet Gloves: Alaska Civil Rights Hero Elizabeth Peratrovich made the Rise 2020 Booklist.
Annie’s interest in Alaska Native culture lead to a collaboration with the Sealaska Heritage Institute to write musical plays adapted from ancestral stories and historical events, for production by elementary and middle school students.
Bristol Bay Summer
Fighter in Velvet Gloves