Writer’s Ink Holds An Open-mic Poetry Night At MSUM

Back in November of 2012, a trio of students—Lyle Jorgenson, Desiree Miller, and Molly Christenson—founded Writer’s Ink, a writer’s club at Minnesota State University Moorhead that meets weekly for workshops, discussion, and promotion of their local writing community.   “We felt that campus needed a friendly atmosphere,” Jorgenson says, “where writers of any skill level…
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The Alphabet Not Unlike The World By Katrina Vandenberg

With The Alphabet Not Like the World, Katrina Vandenberg demonstrates her love of language in a series of experimental free-verse poems, containing themes ranging from adolescence, marriage, and dysfunctional relationships to broader themes such as the wonders of travel and the history of civilization; as well as some poems that defy easy description and categorization.…
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Moorhead Public Library Hosts Reading And Writing Workshop With Local Author

This Saturday, the 15th, Moorhead Public Library will be hosting a reading and writing workshop with local author Heather A. Slomski. In addition to reading from her novel-in-progress, The Starlight Ballroom, Slomski will conduct a short Q&A session, followed by writing prompts for the aspiring writers in the audience.   As The Starlight Ballroom is…
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A Maverick’s Murder Mystery: Cranium By Benevolence Bay

If you’re looking for a funny, mind-bending murder mystery—or just looking to support a local author—you might want to add this one to your Kindle purchases.  Complete with a twisted take on Darwin’s theory of evolution involving brain-eating cannibalism, Cranium by Benevolence Bay is a page-turning, unabashedly gory good time.   John Whisper is the…
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A Fable Of Foul Play In Tinseltown: Murder Unscripted By Clive Rosengren

Chances are one would not associate the name Clive Rosengren with stardom, despite his 40-year acting career with roles on Cheers and Seinfeld, as well as various B movies, under his belt. However, the Fargo native does have an auspicious start to a career as a novelist of atmospheric Hollywood noir; a genre that puts…
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