A series of interviews with Minnesota authors, produced by Pioneer 90.1, Thief River Falls, MN. Supported by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.


 

Bill Jamerson Presents A Musical Tribute To Civilian Conservation Corps

Pioneer,Write On by GlenBraget on October 15, 2013

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On this edition of Write On, author, songwriter, & filmmaker Bill Jamerson presents Dollar-A-Day Boys, a fun nostalgic look at the 1930’s Federal Works Program that gave employment to 3.5 million men. Jamerson combines hilarious stories and foot tapping songs to make this a must listen to experience.

Successful Author and Former Thief River Falls Resident Returns With Good News, Good Advice, And A New Book

Pioneer,Write On by GlenBraget on October 15, 2013

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Thief River Falls native Kathryn Dahlstrom is the author of six books in the Good News Club series, and two of her screenplays have been optioned by film companies. Join Kathryn as she talks about her latest book, Children of Angels, an action-packed fantasy story with Biblical origins.

Native Author Jim Northrup Entertains the Northland With Stories and Poetry With Plenty of Humor

Pioneer,Write On by GlenBraget on October 15, 2013

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Jim Northrup is an award-winning columnist, storyteller, poet, author, performer and playwright who infuses his writing with humor and wisdom. Jim Northrup’s books include: “Anishinaabe Syndicate,” “The Rez Road Follies,” and “Walking the Rez Road.”
This edition of Write On, featuring Jim Northrup, was recorded at the Thief River Falls Public Library in fron of an enthusiastic audience.

“Cork O’Connor” series author William Kent Krueger

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On this edition of Write On, St. Paul author William Kent Krueger, recorded at the Thief River Falls Public Library.

Krueger writes a mystery series set in the north woods of Minnesota. His protagonist is Cork O’Connor, the former sheriff of Tamarack County and a man of mixed Irish and Ojibwe heritage. Krueger’s work has received a number of awards, including the Minnesota Book Award, the Loft-McKnight Fiction Award, the Anthony Award, the Barry Award, and the Friends of American Writers Prize. His latest book, “Northwest Angle,” was a 2012 Minnesota Book Award finalist. The twelfth book in his series, “Trickster’s Point,” will be released in August 2012.

Jill A. Johnson, Author of Little Minnesota: A Nostalgic Look at Minnesota’s Smallest Towns

Pioneer,Write On by GlenBraget on October 15, 2013

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Jill A. Johnson grew up in the tiny northwest Minnesota towns of Strandquist and Karlstad. Her lifelong affection for small towns is the inspiration behind a new book featuring 100 of Minnesota’s smallest communities.

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