Jingo Viitala Vachon
Finnish North American Literature Association
Jingo Viitala Vachon was born and raised in Toivola, in Michigan's Upper
Peninsula. She married and moved from her home town, raising eight children. She
has written several collections of humorous short stories as well as serving as a
newspaper columnist. When she retired, she returned to Upper Michigan with her
Tall Timber Tales. L'Anse, Michigan: L'Anse Sentinel, 1973.
Sagas from Sisula. L'Anse, Michigan: L'Anse Sentinel, 1975.
Finnish Fibbles. L'Anse, Michigan: L'Anse Sentinel, 1979.