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Jonna Laster’s earliest recollections take place in an old canvas tent on her parents’ Alaskan homestead. Stories told around the wood-stove remind her, to this day, of why she’s always written.

Jonna lives and writes in the Pacific Northwest with her family and their frisky Norwegian Elkhound, Thora.

Recently she published her first children’s book Nutshell Regatta.

Learn more about Nutshell Regatta by clicking on BOOK tab.

The Feathered Edge

The light of August seeps into paper, weaves into the forest as vibrant as ignited confetti. A crow perches on a high cedar and calls into the air, half- song, half-scathing commentary. In the still heat of summer, memory simmers and shines: an oasis created out of worn books, crumpled letters, and tree forts swaying… Read More