Leslie Leyland Fields

Tuesday, October 25
7 pm in Hieronymus Lounge


leslieleylandfields2Leslie Leyland Fields, a popular speaker in Westmont’s chapel and in small groups settings with students, returns to campus this fall. She will read from her work on Tuesday, October 25.

Leslie is an author, editor, speaker, and an active participant in her family’s salmon fishing business in Kodiak Alaska. She has written several books, including The Entangling Net: Alaska’s Commercial Fishing Women Tell Their Lives (Univ. of Illinois Press), Out on the Deep Blue: Women, Men and the Oceans They Fish (St. Martin’s), Surprise Child (Waterbrook Press, div. of Random House), Surviving the Island of Grace (Thomas Dunne) and The Water Under Fish (Trout Creek Press).