Tidal Echoes Launch Page
Tidal Echoes 2023 Edition
Connection and community are the life threads of Southeast Alaska, and these Southeast Alaskan writers and artists capture it in this years Tidal Echoes where traditionally underserved and underrepresented voices are being elevated— giving voice to all of our collective communities.
The creation of Tidal Echoes is an amazing experiential learning opportunity for UAS students, from the solicitation of juried entries, through editing and production to a final printed book. Find out more about all our unique and immersive programs on our website.
Friday, April 7, 2023 6:30-8 P.M. Join us for the hybrid launch event at the Egan Lecture Hall or via livestream!
Chloey Klawk Shaa Cavanaugh
Chloey is Was’ineidi Tax’Hit, Eagle Wolf clan in Kake, Alaska and credits her commitment to community and culture from her grandfather Archie Cavanaugh. Born and raised in Southeast, Chloey believes that the panhandle of Alaska is more than the enchanting beauty it beholds, but a teacher, a way of life, and a distinct part of her Tlingit identity passed down from generation to generation.
Raised by dogs, raised by earth and sky, Southeast Washington, Ohio hills, San Francisco streets and Redwood trails. Now thirty-years of daily Juneau dog walks, frisky miles seeking drops of poetry like Mary Oliver’s clear pebbles raining. Alaska’s mix feeds Lin’s word rivers and they braid themselves towardCirque,Tidal Echoes,Alaska Women Speak. Decades of Lin’s LGBTQIA+ opinion pieces stack themselves-Juneau Empire,Anchorage Daily News,Fairbank’s Miner. Now Lin’s an understudy in the pronoun department. She learns from young queer people. Gladly offers her lifetime androgyny. In 1963, at her Midwest church college, small and liberal, the Dean of Women calls Lin into a meeting. She’s asked to name names,“Who is homosexual?”Her poems work the soil of ANWR, Pulse Orlando, Kenai and California wildfires.
Tidal Echoes Student Editors
Shaelene Grace Moler (Senior editor)
Shaelene Grace Moler is an English and Environmental Studies double-major at the University of Alaska Southeast, with an emphasis in creative writing. She grew up in Kake, Alaska, and in her free time, she enjoys hunting, fishing, gathering, hiking, photography, and playing guitar/ukulele. She has been published in the 2019, 2020, and 2021 editions of Tidal Echoes, the Spring 2021 edition of Ravencall, and was the 2019 recipient of the Mac Behrends Scholarship. She was also featured in the spring 2022 edition of Alaska Women Speak, and as an honorable mention in the 2022 ADN Creative Writing Contest.
Sienna Chubak (Junior editor)
Sienna Disnee Chubak is an English major with an emphasis in creative writing. She is originally from Salt Lake City, Utah, and moved to Juneau two years ago to attend the University of Alaska Southeast. She studied abroad in Townsville, Australia during the 2022 Fall semester and enjoyed snorkeling and diving on the Great Barrier Reef. She has been published in the 2022Tidal Echoesedition and was a student judge for the 2022 academic journalSummit. She enjoys reading and writing short stories and hopes to be an editor in the future. She is thrilled to be working on the 2023 edition ofTidal Echoesas the Junior editor.
Get your copy of Tidal Echoes 2023
Tidal Echoes is $5, plus shipping and handling, if applicable.
- Juneau authors and artists: If your work is published in this edition, pick up your free copy at UAS Egan Library, starting Friday, April 7, 2023.
- Artists and authors from other Southeast Alaska communities will receive their copies in the mail.
- Visit one of the fabulous stores that support this project: Kindred Post (in store and online), Hearthside Books & Toys, Alaska Robotics, Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Parnassus Books in Ketchikan, Old Harbor Books in Sitka, The Bookstore in Haines, and Skagway News Depot & Books. Books should be on the shelves starting Saturday, April 8 in Juneau, and the following week in other Southeast Alaska communities. Books will also be available at the UAS Sitka Campus in the following weeks. Stay tuned for details!