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Enjoy a review of major historical events and a listing of books in the 1950-70 decades that reflected and influenced society.

Attendees will learn about or be reintroduced to major events and issues, and significant novels, memoirs, and non-fiction books in that era that reflected and influenced society.

Wednesday, Dec. 28 @ 4:00pm
Willmar Community Center

Forrest Peterson earned a BA in history from Bethel University and MA in journalism-mass communication from the University of Minnesota. He has participated in workshops at The Loft in Minneapolis and the Iowa Summer Writing Festival at the University of Iowa. Previously, he was managing editor at the West Central Tribune in Willmar and later served as a public information officer for the State of Minnesota. His novels offer contemporary general fiction set in America’s heartland having themes, plots, and characters with substance. They include Good Ice (2007), Buffalo Ridge (2012), and The Swineherd’s Angel (2020). In 2017 and again in early 2022 he received grants from the Southwest Minnesota Arts Council that support his work. Work on a fourth novel is nearing completion. www.forrestpeterson.com/. Facebook: ForrestBooks. Email: forrestwpeterson.com. Phone: 320-441-9772.