Meet the Candidate — Eowyn Ivey author of “The Snow Child”

Who is Eowyn Ivey, the author of The Snow Child?

Here is a brief bio from her website:

Eowyn (pronounced A-o-win) LeMay Ivey was raised in Alaska and continues to live there with her husband and two daughters. Her mother named her after a character from J. R. R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings.

Eowyn works at the independent bookstore Fireside Books where she plays matchmaker between readers and books. “The Snow Child” is her debut novel. Her short fiction appears in the anthology Cold Flashes, University of Alaska Press 2010, and the North Pacific Rim literary journal Cirque.

Prior to her career as a bookseller and novelist, Eowyn worked for nearly a decade as an award-winning reporter at the Frontiersman newspaper. Her weekly articles about her outdoor adventures earned her the Best Non-Daily Columnist award from the Alaska Press Club. Her articles and photographs have been published in the Anchorage Daily News, Alaska Magazine, and other publications.

In the video clip below, Ivey discusses her novel:

Ivey has been interviewed by BookRiot, The Quillery and BBC News.

And, she maintains her own blog, Letters from Alaska, Facebook and Twitter accounts too!

Is all this adding up to make The Snow Child the next One Book?

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