WRITER BIOS

[Managing Editor]

Running and mountain biking with her dogs—rain or shine, winter or summer—are two of the things you’ll find managing editor Laura Haraldson doing if she’s not reading or writing voraciously—or distracting herself from these activities watching... more »

[Writer]

A personal bio in 150 words -- hmm. I’ll try to keep it concise. In five years, I’ve written about sports, business, crime, features, the environment and politics. From the devastating Minneapolis tornado to Twiggy the Waterskiing Squirrel. From... more »

[Editor]

Angela Johnson is a writer, reader, thinker and speaker with one daily goal: to live a useful life, content but never complacent. Her fiction has been published in online literary journals and she is a 2012 finalist in The Loft Literary Center’s... more »

[Writer]

A fresh transplant after stints in Massachusetts, New York, California, Illinois and Oregon, Misa Chappell has earned the right to claim that Minnesota is the best place to live and write. You can find her tapping away on her laptop at a local... more »

[Writer]

Originally a Jersey girl, freelance writer Carolyn Pierson is happy to call Minnesota home. She enjoys running around the lakes near her home, moseying through farmers markets, and donning cross-country skis for the better half of the year.... more »

[Writer]

A list of the magazines and newspapers Dan Emerson has written for would make a pretty full newsstand – they include local, regional and national publications covering subjects ranging from medical practice management to dog park management to... more »

[Editor]

White Bear Lake Magazine maven Nancy Eike is a writer and editor who adores meeting and writing about all the fabulous folks in the area. She is a huge fan of six-dollar movie tickets from Woodbury Theater and can be found there most... more »

[Writer]

Fresh off undergraduate graduation from the College of St. Benedict and St. John’s University, Kelly Butorac struck gold with being able to call Tiger Oak an employment home. She lived and breathed the college news scene as a member of the award-... more »

[Editor]

St. Louis Park Magazine editor Julie Pfitzinger has been a Twin Cities writer for more than 15 years, with experience writing about family life, education, health and wellness, the arts and much more. She has been writing for Tiger Oak... more »

[Editor]

Growing up in the beautiful Driftless region of southwestern Wisconsin, editor Jennifer Pitterle learned to speak Norwegian, to cross-country ski, and—best of all—to love reading and writing. She fell in love with magazine writing during college... more »

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