Poet Eva Saulitis, who hails from Homer, Alaska, received the Governor's Award for the Humanities at a ceremony on January 30 at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center. She was honored along with fellow Homer artist, Ronald Senungetuk.
Saulitis has worked as a marine biologist studying orca whales in Prince William Sound for 24 years. She is also on the faculty of the University of Alaska Anchorage?s low-residency master of fine arts writing program and the Kenai Peninsula Writers? Conference.
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