If you learned to swear in Norwegian or shared a two-holer outhouse with your cousin, you’ll enjoy the poetry and prose of these sisters, Candace Simar and Angela Foster. From memories of Norwegian ancestors and growing up on a Minnesota dairy farm to dreams of Oprah’s couch and rapping with Eminem, “Farm Girls” will take you back to the days of rural schools, moon light, star light, hope to see a ghost tonight and the auction of the family farm.
Candace Simar and her sister Angela F. Foster, co-authors of “Farm Girls,” will present a reading and book signing at the Pequot Lakes Library on Saturday, July 20, at 2 p.m. “Farm Girls,” published in January by RiverPlace Press, is a book of stories and reflections of two sisters growing up on a family farm. Simar, a writer and poet from Pequot Lakes, carries a passion for Minnesota history and her Scandinavian heritage. She is the author of the “Abercrombie Trail” series novels, including “Birdie,” winner of the 2012 Western Writers of America Spur Award. Foster, a poet and memoirist, teaches creative writing at The Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis and is a freelance editor. She lives on a farm in rural Pine City, Minnesota.
This presentation is free and is open to anyone interested. Light refreshments will be served.