"JoAnne's stories are pure magic... her voice is so full of
feeling that no one can go away untouched."
-- John Rezmerski,
Writer-in-Residence, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN
Watch JoAnne on KSMQ's Farm Connections!
The Norwegian-Lutheran, Iowa farm girl storyteller who weaves word pictures
of ordinary people and places into rich tapestries that warm and comfort all who
hear them. Her stories and storytelling speak to all of us, city or country, about what really
matters in our day to day lives.
Through her unique storytelling warmth, you will savor the hopes and dreams, the
beauty and dignity that bind us all together. You'll find a laugh and a lump in
your throat in each of her stories.
"Fans of Garrison Keillor will delight in the stories of JoAnne Lower. Through her unique storytelling warmth,
Lower recounts lessons of life learned growing up as a Norwegian Lutheran on an Iowa farm. Whether you grew up in
the country or the city, Lower's stories will speak to you. Her ability to weave pictures from the words of
ordinary folks into rich tapestries will fill you with laughter and comfort."
"Your ability to intertwine your stories with some of life's most important lessons is a rare gift." -- Senior Editors of Progressive Farmer, December 2004