Jim Jones‘ songs and books are about the West…cowboys, horses & cattle, cattle rustlers, the coming of the train…songs about people and land, rivers and mountains, the beauty of the Western sky.
Kacey Ruegsegger Johnson, a survivor of the savage 1999 attacks at Columbine High School, uses her message of faith and resilience to inspire hope in the face of diverse challenges.
Angela F. Foster teaches memoir at the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis , MN, and throughout Minnesota. Farm Girls, co-written with Candace Simar, was published by RiverPlace Press of Brainerd (2013).
Thomas D. Clagett is an Award Winning author of The Pursuit of Murieta and West of Penance. Tom’s articles have appeared in New Mexico magazine, Santa Fean magazine and the Santa Fe, NM newspaper.
Elisa Korenne, an award-winning songwriter known for her original songs about oddballs in history, left New York City in 2006 to be an artist-in-residence in rural west central Minnesota.
Dr. Artika R. Tyner is a passionate educator, author, sought after speaker, and advocate for justice. Dr. Tyner is a law professor at the University of St. Thomas School of Law. She is committed to training students to serve as social engineers who create new inroads to justice and freedom.