Fighter wins top international children’s literature award!

Lumen Award for Literary Excellence 2019 Winner: Annie Boochever. Fighter in Velvet Gloves

Fighter Makes List for Top Books to Better Understand the World

I didn’t know how rigorous publication with a University Press would be until I began working with the University of Alaska Press…

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Skiing in Juneau Part 1: Second Cabin

 1957 -1963 This past summer marked my 50th high school reunion from the Juneau Douglas High School. One of the subjects that came up was skiing in ‘the old days’ in Juneau. Here is my attempt to capture some of those memories. Mostly cold and wet. That’s the first...
Elizabeth Peratrovich

Fifty years ago today…

50 years ago one of Alaska’s greatest civil rights heroes passed away in a little known Christian Science care facility in Seattle. Just as she had prepared herself to fight for equality for Alaska Natives, Elizabeth had steeled herself for a different battle, but this one she could not win.


Listen to Native America Calling Radio Talk Show

A decade before Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Ala. bus, Elizabeth Peratrovich and her husband were demanding equal rights for Alaska Natives.

Alaskan Native elder reading Fighter in Velvet Gloves

Bethel elder, Mary Nunawak

Alaskan Native elder (Mary Nanuwak) reading Fighter in Velvet Gloves.

Annie Boochever sitting on a rock looking out at the state of Alaska. Icons from her two published novels are integrated into the picture.

Alaska Book Week Tour

I will be visiting schools, libraries, and different associations on the tour that stops in six different Alaskan cities from Sept 26 – Oct 12

The Pebble Mine Controversy

“Pebble Project,” located in Bristol Bay Alaska, is potentially the largest open-pit mining operation in North America, and its probably going to be the biggest environmental resource fight of our lifetime.

Annie Boochever at Village Books

Village Books Event

First presentation of Fighter in Velvet Gloves at Village Books Saturday night to a standing-room-only crowd.

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Donald and His Video Game: A Cautionary Tale

He played in the morning ‘till school had begun, and then in the evening when classes were done…

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