First Friday Local Author Alfred Stifsim Book Signing, July 1 from 6-7pm
is a member of Western Writers of America and has published several short stories about the American West. “The Bastard of the Black Hills,” won second prize in ropeandwire.com
’s 2019 short story contest, and “Max and Sherri” was included in Cowboy Jamboree Magazine
’s Fall 2020 issue. His short story about Eddie, “A Night Out with the Cowboys,” was published by Close to the Bone (UK) in August 2021.
Alfred Stifsim graduated from IUPUI with a bachelor’s in American History (2014, Indianapolis). From there he worked as an interpretive naturalist for the Indiana Department of Natural Resources before transitioning to parks maintenance. He is currently an electrician with IBEW 481 in Indianapolis.