Pamela Mattson McDonald

 

AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY

Pamela Mattson McDonaldWhile a successful, visual artist at the mouth of the Columbia River for twenty years, Pamela Mattson McDonald relied on acute observation, creativity, and a disciplined focus.

For the last ten she’s honed these skills to the written word. Her work is a window on her varied past experience and worldview. She’s worked in the merchant marines, cooked in fine restaurants, gardened extensively, hiked, climbed, and traveled the world.

Her work is represented in print and on the Internet. Also the author of the Jennifer Harrington Jones Mysteries, Pamela’s eBook’s are available at smashwords.com and iTunes books. She is the author of the unpublished “Slingin’ Hash and Haulin’ Oil”.

 

MEDIA REPRESENTATION

 

Hipfish: alternative press serving the lower columbia pacific region

 

Seaside Public Library Foundation

  • The Substitute  Short Story Anthology  April 2019

 

Daily Astorian Newspaper

  • MERTS Boxed Opinion Piece February 2, 2016
  • Traffic Alert: Blizzards and Volcanic Ash Ahead September 11, 2009

 

Oregon Health and Science University

  • Activity and Restaurant Guide to Healthy Living at the Confluence of the Columbia     June 2015

 

Heirloom Gardening Magazine

 

Produce News Magazine

  • Urban Farms     July 2014

 

Mountain Hiking Magazine

 

Astoria Coop Newsletter

 

Rain Magazine, Astoria, Oregon

  • Fiction – Parade   Spring 2014
  • Essay – The Middle of Somewhere   Spring 2011

 

Huffington Post Live

  • Deployed During the Holidays      December 19, 2012

 

The Ship Report

 

Grapevine

  • It Is a Family Disease   September 2012

 

Sun Magazine

  • Essay in Change of Heart   August 2007

 

Woodfired Ceramics

  • Coll Minogue and Robert Sanderson; Contributed writing Pg. 139- 40, 2000

 

 

DEGREES AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • BFA Alfred University
  • MAE Pacific University
  • AB United States Merchant Marine

 

Contact Pamela Mattson McDonald