Dana Stabenow Biography
Dana Stabenow was born in Anchorage, Alaska on March 27, 1952, and raised on a 75-foot
fish tender in the Gulf of Alaska.
She graduated from Seldovia High School in 1969 and put herself through college
working as an egg grader, bookkeeper and expediter for Whitney-Fidalgo Seafoods
She received a B.A. in journalism from the University of Alaska in 1973 and later enrolled in UAAs MFA program,
from which I graduated in 1985. Her first novel, Second Star was bought by Ace Science Fiction
in 1990. Her first novel of the Kate Shugak mystery series, A Cold Day for Murder, won the Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original in 1993.
This biography was last updated on 07/03/2011.
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