Tom Rademacher

Rademacher releases third collection of stories

April 12, 2012 // 0 Comments

Tom Rademacher Nationally acclaimed West Michigan columnist Tom Rademacher has released a third collection of stories, “The Book of CAKE.” It’s a series he developed around what he describes as “invisible people who shouldn’t be.” Rademacher originally studied to be a special education teacher and was, in fact, working with special-needs children when he was [...]

Rockford columnist gratified, humbled

December 29, 2011 // 0 Comments

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL At Kimberly’s Boutique last Friday, Rockford residents Craig Erickson and Kelly Hoffman, exhibit great glee, as Tom Rademacher personally inscribes and autographs a copy of his latest book “Knocking At Your Door.” The book was a Christmas gift for Craig’s mom Linda and included a story about a family members wedding. Photo by CLIFF HILL For [...]

Rademacher launches second book of stories

December 15, 2011 // 0 Comments

Long-time columnist for The Grand Rapids Press lauded for reminding readers of ‘the love, hope and humor in our own lives’  Nationally acclaimed newspaper columnist Tom Rademacher of Rockford has launched a second book of stories culled from the thousands he authored during his 30-plus years for The Grand Rapids Press. Entitled “Knocking At Your Door,” area [...]

Master storyteller one of Rockford’s treasures

January 7, 2010 // 0 Comments

Author Tom Rademacher hands Jim Healey of Hudsonville his personally signed copy of "Splitting Wood." In the center is Healey's wife, Pat. The Healeys were featured in one of Rademacher's columns when in 2005 the couple, golf enthusiasts, accomplished what seems an imposible feat. In a period of 61 consecutive days, they played 18 holes of golf in each [...]