Ina Whitlock

Born and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska, Ina has traveled around the world, living on four continents and two islands. For the last quarter century, she has resided on Vashon Island in the state of Washington, where she continues to write stories and poems, and create art. Vashon Poet Laureate 2013 – 2015

In her books, Ina Whitlock braids strands of rich experience in varied cultures and eras — China, Venezuela, the Midwest, and the Northwest. Through vignettes and illustrations, she weaves reality and imagination, from characters to family and friends, from depiction of place to silent depths of an inner journey.