Alumni Authors

Recently published books by alumni

Connie (George) Nelson, ’74, published “Cavalier: The Story of an Unsolved Murder in a Small Town”, a true crime memoir about the loss of friend Dr. Jack Wahl.

Dawn Marie (Berg) Duncan, ’94, published her children’s book, “Seraphina the Ballerina.”

Janet (Reed) Gilsdorf, ’68, published, “Fever”, the story of one doctor’s quest to cure an insidious new disease whilst managing a tumultuous personal life. 

Anthony Viola, ’98, published, “All Lies Begin with Truth”, a novel about the complications of hydraulic fracturing in a small western Kentucky town.

Carter McNamara, ’81, has released his memoir, “Wolf: A Memoir of Love and Atonement.”

Rich Lofthus, ’76, ’79, published “From Wentworth to the Western Front: The World War One Odyssey of Private John Warns”, an examination of the war from the perspective of Private John Warn’s family correspondence.

Linda Hendrikson, ’94, ’99, co-authored two chapters in “Designing Mediation,” published by the Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation. 

Brian Peterson, ’81, published “Vanish”, a historical fiction retelling the rises and falls of the North Dakota oil patch region.

Joe Fields, ’10, has published “Zoë Wind: And the Duel with the Master Drocker”. The first book in the Skoldrun Legends, a YA fantasy series. 

Arturo R. Ortiz, ’15, has published a book entitled, “Defending Your Faith: Facts and Reasons for the Christian Worldview.”

Dr. William Perry ’73, ’74, professor emeritus of computer information systems at the University of North Carolina has published a book entitled, “Cold War: Cyber Spy.”

Tim Jochim, ’67. ’70, published, “Employee Stock Ownership and Related Plans: Analysis and Practice.”

Kevin and Reagan Pufall, ’86, published, “Glory Street and Oblivion Avenue: A Year in the lives of two brothers from the dawn of email.”

Kelly (Rahn) Radi, ’93, was awarded a Gold Award medal in the category of inspirational works from the Midwest Independent Publishers’ Association for her recent work, “Wonder-Full: Activate Your inner Superpowers (No Cape Required).”

Wade Davidson, ’14, has published, “His Last Shift: The Playbook of Todd Davidson—through Hockey, Cancer, and the Journey Beyond Himself,” a novel retelling his brother’s cancer battle.

Barb (Varberg) Solberg, ’69, ’72, ’07, published “What We Leave Behind,” a historical novel set during the Dust Bowl about an immigrant family that sends three of their daughters to Norway as the Nazi party rises to power. Her book is based on the Solberg’s family history retelling the lives of her grandmother and three aunts. 

Anthony Walsh, ’18, has published a children’s book, “Hockey is for Everyone.” 

Fabrice Moussus, ’73, has published “Grab The Moment.” His book follows his career in video journalism.