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Janet Virginia O'Meara, American publisher, author. Board directors, president Homer Society Natural History, 1998. Member Alaska Center for the Book, Consortium of Northern Publications, Make It Alaskan, Inc.

Background

O'Meara, Janet Virginia was born on April 19, 1939 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Daughter of Fredrick Mortimer and Mary Elizabeth Wise.

Education

Bachelor, University Alaska, 1974.

Career

Teacher Anchorage School district, 1974-1976. Reporter, editor Homer (Alaska) News, 1977-1995. Author, public Wizard Works, Homer, since 1988.

Consultant O'Meara Consultant and Support Services, since 1995. Book distributor Alaska Sml. Press Catalog, since 1994.

Freelance writer, since 1995. Adjunct professor Kachemak Bay Branch Kenai Peninsula College, Homer, since 1986.

Achievements

  • Avocations: hiking, reading, music, visiting art galleries and museum, solving puzzles.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Alaska Backyard Wines, 1988 (Best Instructional book award National Federation of Press Women 1988), Alaska Dictionary and Pronunciation Guide, Flights of Fancy, Kid's Guide to Common Alaska Critters, Bed and Breakfast Alaska Style, Mount Augustine, Cries from the Heart.

Membership

Board directors, president Homer Society Natural History, 1998. Member Alaska Center for the Book, Consortium of Northern Publications, Make It Alaskan, Inc.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hiking, reading, music, visiting art galleries and museum, solving puzzles.

Connections

father:
Fredrick Mortimer

mother:
Mary Elizabeth Wise