Fisher Girl, Fisher Wife, Fisher Poet

Fisher Girl, Fisher Wife, Fisher Poet

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Genre: Poetry
Tag: Recommended Books
Publisher: Sandridge Publications
Publication Year: 2020
ISBN: 9781735658902
“Fisher Girl, Fisher Wife, Fisher Poet” is 88 pages, and contains 31 poems, plus over a dozen photos. It was inspired by the “Gathering of Fisher Poets,” a yearly event which normally takes place in Astoria, Oregon, the last weekend in February. Jan’s paternal grandfather was a commercial fisherman on the Mississippi River in the 1930s and 40s. Growing up in the Puget Sound area, her father often took her fishing with him for a wide variety of species. She was married to a midwater dragger deckhand during the 1980s and has lived “at the corner of Columbia and Pacific” for over 40 years. The love of fishing, both commercial and sport, resides deep in Jan’s heart.

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About the Book

“Fisher Girl, Fisher Wife, Fisher Poet” is 88 pages, and contains 31 poems, plus over a dozen photos. It was inspired by the “Gathering of Fisher Poets,” a yearly event which normally takes place in Astoria, Oregon, the last weekend in February. Jan’s paternal grandfather was a commercial fisherman on the Mississippi River in the 1930s and 40s. Growing up in the Puget Sound area, her father often took her fishing with him for a wide variety of species. She was married to a midwater dragger deckhand during the 1980s and has lived “at the corner of Columbia and Pacific” for over 40 years. The love of fishing, both commercial and sport, resides deep in Jan’s heart.

About the Author
Jan Bono

Jan Bono’s essays have been featured in 41 “Chicken Soup” books, making her one of the series’ TOP FIVE CONTRIBUTORS, WORLD WIDE. Her ten years writing an op-ed newspaper column garnered 11 Washington Newspaper Publisher Awards (WNPA). She has written 5 humorous, personal experience short story collections; two poetry chapbooks; a collection of short romances; a book about her 252-pound weight-loss journey; nine one-act plays as well as a dinner theater play. She also has been published in numerous magazines, including “Guiding Post,” “Star” and “Woman’s World.” Winner of multiple regional writing competitions, Bono was the grand prize winner in the 2012 Coast Weekend serial mystery chapter contest. That experience inspired her to write her mystery series she describes as being like “Murder, She Wrote” –with a lot more humor.

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