Vivian Faith Prescott
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Vivian Faith Prescott was born and raised in Wrangell, Alaska and lives in Sitka, Alaska and Puerto Rico at the U.S.C.G. Air Station Borinquen. Vivian is married to LT Howie Martindale, an Aeromedical Physician Assistant with the U.S. Coast Guard. Vivian co-facilitates a writers group for teenagers and adults at the air station. Vivian's poetry has appeared in Tidal Echoes, Drunken Boat and Copperfield Review. Her short stories and memoir pieces appear in Cold Flashes: Literary Snapshots of Alaska and Alaska Women Speak.
Vivian is Co-Director of Raven's Blanket, a non-profit designed to perpetuate the cultural wellness and traditions of Indigenous peoples and promote artistic works by Alaskans. Vivian has a Ph.D. in Cross Cultural Studies. Her first book of poetry The Hide of My Tongue will be published by Plain View Press in the winter of 2010. Visit her websites at http://www.vivianfaithprescott.com and http://planetalaska.blogspot.com/
Winning Entry: Last Days of War, Shrapnel, Rite of Passage
Contest Won: War Poetry Contest 2010, Finalist