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Fishing With Hyenas

Award-Winning memoir about a woman’s adventures at sea, love, and surviving loss.

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Roche Harbor Village
The season wrapped up for me for this year, but you can still purchase a signed book at Roche Harbor Grocery. I look forward to seeing you again next year – just look for the red umbrella!
When: many Saturdays during the summer / Hours: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm PST
Where: 248 Reuben Memorial Dr, Friday Harbor, WA

The 2016 Release party at San Juan Vineyards on Friday, June 23, 2017, was a huge success! Locals and visitors enjoyed great wine, pupus, and music at the special venue… the weather even cooperated. I look forward to future events at our local winery.

Shipwreck Fest
I had a red tent at the Shipwreck Festival in Anacortes, WA
When: Saturday, July 15 / Hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm PST
Where: Commercial Ave., Anacortes, WA

Book Reading at the Oar House, Friday Harbor Brewing Company
I read excerpts from my book, shared photos from my fishing days, and chatted with locals and tourists about Fishing With Hyenas. I sold several signed copies and met wonderful people.
When: Friday, July 21 at 7:00 pm PST
Where: 665 Mullis Street, Friday Harbor, WA, San Juan Island


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About The Author

Award-Winning Author, Theresa (Dorsey) Mathews grew up in Spokane, Washington. After college, she worked in several industries while searching for her professional calling. She stumbled upon a recruiting position when she was in her early thirties and dropped anchor, knowing she had found her niche. She loved communicating with interesting people and getting paid to help them advance their careers.

She always liked to write and applied that passion to her recruiting career. When she fell in love with Bart and he lured her to sea on a three-month fishing trip, she decided she would write a book about her adventures. And that’s where the story, Fishing With Hyenas, begins.


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