Winamac

Short Film Ready for Festivals: The Brothers in Pursuit

The Brothers in Pursuit is a short film of 11 minutes based on my novel and feature screenplay, Love on the Big Screen. the movie trailer In the film, four college students have formed a group to support one another in their pursuit of God, knowledge, compassion, and the company of a good woman. The […]

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Mushroom Hunter Press Release

The Mushroom Hunter–Torg & His Buddies Have Hunted Morels for Over 50 Years Selected to Appear at Indy Film Fest July 20th & 24th, 2013  The Mushroom Hunter is a documentary short of thirty minutes that tells the story of Martin “Torg” Torgerson and his buddies who have hunted morel mushrooms for over fifty years. […]

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The Mushroom Hunter

A Son’s Story of His Father’s Passion The Mushroom Hunter is a Doc Film of Thirty Minutes Torg and his buddies have hunted morel mushrooms for over fifty years. In this documentary shot in North Central Indiana, hear their stories, learn some of their secrets, and join them for a local hunt. This is a […]

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Dear Reader,

Ever since a former professor of mine introduced me to the idea that writing floats on a sea of conversation, I’ve thrived on the energy that is derived from interacting with others who care about stories and the teaching of writing. I’m a writer and filmmaker who teaches in the Institute For Writing Studies at St. John’s […]

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For the Love of Books This documentary film is about Kathy Patrick, and the Pulpwood Queens Book Club. Featuring the work of musician Jeremy Vogt and photographer Natalie Brasington, you can watch the trailer here.  If you’d like to order the film, it’s $10 and you can write to me at <William.Torgerson@gmail.com>. Love on the […]

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Good News: Documentary Will Play Phenom Film Festival

My documentary, For the Love of Books, has been accepted to screen at the Phenom International Film Festival.  For the Love of Books tells the story of Kathy Patrick and the Pulpwood Queens’ Girlfriend Weekend. The Queens throw a book-loving party each January that features outrageous costumes, great storytelling, and many inspiring literacy projects.  The majority of […]

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A Grandson Remembers His Grandma

Grandma and Me in Charlotte, NC You might be surprised to know that my grandma Ogie was quite the volley balloon player.  This was a made up game that my sister and I used to play with her when we’d visit her house on Highway 14 across from the Tippecanoe River in Winamac, Indiana. Grandma […]

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