Vivian Faith Prescott is a fifth generation Alaskan, born and raised on the small island of Wrangell in Southeastern Alaska. She’s the founding member of Blue Canoe Writers in Sitka and Flying Island Writers and Artists in Wrangell, Alaska, with an emphasis on mentoring Indigenous writers. Vivian lives at Mickey’s Fishcamp, her family’s fishcamp in Wrangell. She holds an MFA in poetry from the University of Alaska and a PhD in Cross Cultural Studies from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Her stories and poems have appeared in a variety of literary journals and anthologies including Cold Flashes: Literary Snapshots of Alaska, Cirque: A Literary Journal for Alaska and the Pacific Northwest, and Building Fires in the Snow: A Collection of Alaskan LGBTQ Short Fiction and Poetry. She is the recipient of a Rasmuson Fellowship and the Jason Wenger Award for Literary Excellence from the University of Alaska.