Melanie Hoffert, a Concordia graduate, released her memoir “Prairie Silence” last year. On April 5, her book received the Minnesota Book Award for the Memoir and Creative Nonfiction category. Hoffert currently works for Teach for America, a nonprofit, but her book is still a prominent part of her life. WhatContinue Reading

Home, love and faith. Three small words that hold an infinite amount of meaning. Three small words that Melanie Hoffert explores at length in her intricately crafted nonfiction book “Prairie Silence.” “Prairie Silence,” which was released earlier this month, is an honest look at life on the prairie of NorthContinue Reading