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The write stuff: Christensen draws from her Iowa hometown for literary creations

October 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

BETH RICKERS
brickers@dglobe.com

It’s been 55 years since Madonna Dries Christensen lived in Osceola County, Iowa, but thoughts of — and stories about — her home area are never far from her mind.
Over the last 20 years or so, she has writt…continue reading on dglobe.com

Retired drug enforcement agent from Minnesota turns experiences into fiction novel

October 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MOORHEAD, Minn. Moorhead native Don Nelson has felt bullets whiz past his head. He’s moved his family to another city because someone he put in prison reportedly wanted him dead. On many mornings, he went to work not knowing if he’d be coming home later that night or in a couple of days or at all. “I’ve been shot at and accosted and threatened. That’s what happens if you do your job in the DEA,” he said. Continue Reading

O’Brien wins Pritzker for military writing

June 26, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Author Tim O’Brien has been awarded the Pritzker Military Library Literature Award. Continue Reading

Tim O’Brien wins Pritzker for military writing

June 26, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Author Tim O’Brien has been awarded the Pritzker Military Library Literature Award. Continue Reading

Telling stories through poetry and prose

April 20, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Barton Sutter will speak of his love for northern Minnesota through poetry and prose when he makes three appearances in Dickinson. Continue Reading

Author Erdrich named Rough Rider winner

April 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Award-winning author and Wahpeton native Louise Erdrich was today named the 39th recipient of the North Dakota Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider Award, the state’s highest commendation. Continue Reading

After long journey, Duluth writer finds his niche as book publisher

March 7, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Bruce Henricksen says he always wanted to pursue creative writing. He finally saw that dream come to fruition in recent years, although it was a long and unexpected journey that turned the college professor in New Orleans into a book publisher in Duluth. Continue Reading

Dickinson author compiles words of Jesus into study guide

February 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Apprentice electrician and author Roy W. Hauser of Dickinson was inspired to take the words of Jesus from the Bible and create a study guide.
This is a one-of-a-kind book that contains every word that Jesus ever spoke in the New Testament, he said. Continue Reading

SDSU conference to celebrate Vine Deloria

December 6, 2012 in The Daily Republic

BROOKINGS The life and works of South Dakota native Vine Deloria Jr., American Indian author and scholar, will be celebrated at the 2013 Great Plains Writers’ Conference March 24-26 at South Dakota State University.
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Renville, Minn., author releases two new works

November 29, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Two new works by a rural Renville County author of romance novels and middle-grade books have recently been released by Writers Amuse Me Publishing.
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