Parsley to read from 1957 Tornado book
Jamie Parsley will be reading from his newly published book, "Fargo, 1957" at The Spirit Room, 111 Broadway, Fargo, on Sat. Dec, 18, at 4 p.m.
The book, which chronicles the June 20, 1957 tornado that struck Fargo, was recently published by The Institute for Regional Studies at NDSU.
Parsley, an associate poet laureate of North Dakota since 2004, is also the author of nine previous books of poems. He lives in Fargo where he serves as an Episcopal priest at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church. He also teaches at the University of Mary's Fargo campus. He is a 1988 graduate of West Fargo High School.
The book is available at local bookstores.