Alumnae Authors

Ann Marie Biermaier, OSB '69

  • They Came to Teach                                             

Amanda Moss Struckmeyer '99

  • DIY Programming and Book Displays: How to Stretch Your Programming Without Stretching Your Budget and Staff                                                                                          

Annette Brophy, OSB '66


  • Born of Common Hungers: Benedictine
  • Women in Search of Connections

Lois Ann Thielen '76

  • Freeport: 100 Years of Family, Faith and Fortune
  • The Melting Pot

Aliki Coudroglou '62

  • Challenges and Rewards: Advocacy for Disability Claimants: A Social Service Manual
  • Disability, Work & Social Policy Models for Social Welfare
  • Work, Women and the Struggle for Self-Sufficiency: The WIN Experience

Susan Schoenbauer Thurin '63

  • Nineteenth-Century Travels, Explorations and Empires
  • Retiring Minds: Life After Work
  • Victorian Travelers and the Opening of China

Delores T. Dufner, OSB '60

  • Sing a New Church

Cher Joy Trulen '71

  • The Angel with her Tongue Sticking Out

Olivia Forester, OSB '45

  • Ardent Women

Kimbery Blaeser Wardzala '77

  • Absentee Indians & Other Poems
  • Gerald Vizenor: Writing in the Oral Tradition
  • Stories Migrating Home: A Collection of Anishinaabe Prose
  • Trailing You: Poems
  • War Cries

Margaret Schuster-Grossman '57

  • God's Greatest Miracle

Judith Koll Healey '61

  • The Lost Letters of Aquitaine
  • The Canterbury Papers: A Novel of Suspense
  • The Rebel Princess: A Novel of Suspense

Diane Gerdts Hovey '81

  • Princess Sophia's Gifts
  • When Words are Not Enough: Photo Therapy Cards for Youth and Adults

Mary Willette Hughes '54

  • Shadow Loom Poems

Linda Kulzer, OSB '57

  • Medieval Women Monastics: Wisdom's Wellsprings
  • Benedict in the World: Portraits of Monastic Oblates
  • Purity of Heart in Early Monastic Literature: Essays in Honor of Juana Raasch

Michelle Mary Lelwica '86

  • Starving for Salvation: The Spiritual Dimensions of Eating Problems Among American Girls and Women
  • The Religion on Thinness: Satisfying the Spiritual Hungers Behind Women's Obsession with Weight and Food

Galen Martini, OSB '62

  • The Heart's Slow Race:A Farewell to the Land

Leslie Sinner McEvoy '80

  • The Minnesota ADR Handbook

Kathleen Mock '80

  • Cinder Without her Fella

Colman O'Connell, OSB '49

  • Divine Favor: The Art of Joseph O'Connell
  • Planning and Evaluating Professional Growth Programs for Faculty
  • Planning for Women Adminstrators in Higher Education


Kristin Brang-Petrie '92

  • A Passion for Proteins
  • Vitamins are Vital
  • The Food Pyramid
  • Nutrition Fit and Fats
  • Conquering Carbs
  • Nutrition Anyone


Mary Matthews Schnettler '51

  • That Murray Girl: The Story of Murray Matthews




Tracy Flynn Bowe '83

  • The Land Beyond Forever
  • Create the Life You Imagine

Yuko Tanigunchi '98

  • Foreign Wife Elegy
  • The Ocean in the Closet

Jeanette Blonigen Clancy '65

  • Albany: The Hearth of Minnesota
  • God is Not Three Guys in the Sky: Cherishing Christianity Without its Exclusive Claims
  • Nestled Between Lakes and Woodland Hills: The Centennial Hisotry

Catherine Greenen Thrush '87

  • Quest of the Faes

Joanne Ardolf Decker '64

  • Making the Moments Count: Leisure Activities for Caregiving Relationships
  • Prayers from a Seasoned Heart: Taking to God about Life After 50

Sarah Boyle Traunter '75

  • My War: From Bismarck to Britain and Back

Mara Faulkner, OSB '62

  • Born of Common Hungers: Benedictine Women in Search of Connections
  • Going Blind
  • Protest and Possibility in the Writing of Tillie Olsen

Elizabeth Juelich-Velotta '03

  • Co-authored a chapter entitled Synergy: Service Learning in Undergraduate Instructional Technology Courses

Debra Greene '81

  • Endless Engergy: The Essential Guide to Energy Health

Alard Zimmer, OSB '44

  • Thread from Our Tapestry: Benedictine Women in Central Minnesota

Monia M. Haller '02

  • Riley and His Story

Ephrem Hollermann, OSB '64

  • The Reshaping of a Tradition: American Benedictine Women

Katerine Howard, OSB '57

  • Praying with Benedict
  • Not by Bread Alone
  • Waiting in Joyful Hope

Amy Kuebelbeck '86

  • Waiting with Gabriel
  • A Gift of Time: Continuing Your Pregnancy with a Terminal Prenatal Diagnosis

Christine Kolbinger Lane '01

  • Show Me Some Urgency, I'm an Emergency

Owen A. Lindbald, OSB '68

  • Full of Fair Hope: A History of St. Mary's Mission, Red Lake, Minnesota
  • Rooted in Christ Living Stone: The Story of St. Joseph Church, St. Joseph, Minnesota

Mary Ann Hood McCann '88

  • Days in Waiting: A Guide to Surviving Pregnancy Bedrest
  • AMA Handbook of Poisonous and Injurious Plants

Jeanne Daly McIntee '80

  • To Comort To Honor: A Guide to Personalizing Rituals for the Passing of a Loved One

Ruth Nierengarten, OSB '47

  • Laura's World
  • Anchorage
  • New Borns
  • You Took Me In

Rebecca Kornovich Papp '92

  • Natural Remedies for Children with Autism


Clare Maria Rossini '76

  • Winter Morning with Crow
  • 3 Hungry Midnight
  • Plain Songs, Stories and Poems
  • Lingo: Akron Series in Poetry