Forest City Stories

Contributor Jenny Mathews once said that when everything else was lost, and when all else was gone, that the makers would remain. Rockford does, indeed, possess an abundance of such individuals: the makers, the dreamers, the writers, the poets, the musicians, the artisans, the craftspeople, and the volunteers. It is through their generosity of spirit that this book came to be. A small group …

Rockford Writes

Rockford Writes’ is a collection of short stories (both fictional and historical), as well as poetry, prose, drawings and photography all done by Rockford natives, or current or former residents. It showcases much of the artistic talent, passion, pride, and dreaming that are still present in Rockford, Illinois to this day. If you enjoy the work, let the contributors know and share it with others. Rockford is a …