Still Points North

points north bookWriting well is not an easy task and writing about painful family breakups is even harder. On the next Hometown Alaska, Lori Townsend hosts guest Leigh Newman, author of the new book Still Points North: One Alaskan Childhood, One Grown up World and one long journey home. Leigh’s riveting story tells of her struggles growing up between two homes; her father’s in Anchorage and her mother’s in Baltimore.

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HOST: Lori Townsend

GUEST: Leigh Newman, author, Still Points North: One Alaskan Childhood, One Grown up World and One Long Journey Home

LIVE broadcast: Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 2013. 2:00 – 3:00 pm (Alaska time)

REPEAT BROADCAST: Wednesday, April 24, 2013. 7:00 – 8:00 pm (Alaska time)

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Lori Townsend is the news director and senior host for Alaska Public Media. You can send her program ideas for Talk of Alaska and Alaska Insight at ltownsend@alaskapublic.org or call 907-350-2058.

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