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William Torgerson is an assistant professor in the Institute For Writing Studies at St. John's University.
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Midwestern Gothic

Horseshoe is a small Indiana town where everybody knows everybody else's business.

"What Sherwood Anderson would have written if he had a sense of humor." -Bryan Furuness, author of The Lost Episodes of Revie Bryson


Professor Bill Torgerson

William Torgerson Love on the Big Screen Horseshoe Torg     Bill Torgerson is an assistant professor in the Institute For Writing Studies at St. John's University in New York. A native of Winamac, Indiana, he has published two novels: Love on the Big Screen and Horseshoe. His script adaptation for Love on the Big Screen won the Grand Prize of the Rhode Island International Film Festival.

     For the Love of Books is Bill's first documentary film and focuses on the Pulpwood Queens Book Club and their annual book-loving party called Girlfriend Weekend. Bill's work has been published in numerous scholarly and literary journals including the Journal of Teaching Writing and Anamesa. Bill lives in Connecticut with his wife and two daughters. His buddies and most of his students call him "Torg."


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iTunes Podcast


Romantic Comedy

Meet Zuke, a college freshman whose understanding of love has been shaped by late-eighties romantic comedies.


Torg on Twitter


"Twilight" in Suicidally Beautiful

"Twilight" is a golf course story I wrote published in Suicidally Beautiful.

You can read more here.


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