An Alaskan since 1979, Deb Vanasse has traveled extensively throughout the state, including remote areas of Southwestern Alaska, where she lived and worked for eight years. Eventually she moved to Fairbanks and then to Anchorage, where she enjoys hiking, biking, and camping. Deb is the author of several books set in Alaska, including Picture This, Alaska; A Distant Enemy; Out of the Wilderness; Under Alaska’s Midnight Sun; Alaska’s Animal Babies; Totem Tale; and Amazing Alaska. She is also the author of the Insider’s Guide to Anchorage and Southcentral Alaska and co-author of Off the Beaten Path: Alaska (sixth edition). Deb stays active in the Alaskan writing community by blogging at www.49writers.blogspot.com. She also maintains a web presence at www.DebVanasse.com and serves as the state representative for ALAN.
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