France’s top literary award, the Prix Femina, was awarded this year to Richard Ford (NWS, 2011) for his novel, Canada. Each year, three of these prestigious French prizes are awarded, and Ford’s honor came in the category, Best … Continue reading
Blaine Harden (NWS, April 2013) has had his book, Escape From Camp 14: One Man’s Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West, selected as #3 on the top ten Indie Next List for Reading Groups … Continue reading
Amazon has awarded Thank You For Your Service by David Finkel (October 2013) an Amazon October 2013 Best Book of the Month. Writes Chris Schulep of Amazon, “This is an important book, and there are great truths inside, … Continue reading
Mitch Albom (NWS 2011) says his latest novel, The First Phone Call From Heaven, just released in November, is an “allegory about the power of belief and a page-turner that will touch your soul.” Set in Coldwater, Michigan, … Continue reading
Volunteering in an African village was a powerful experience for Jamie Ford, his wife Leesha and their children. Watch the video here. Ford was a NWS guest author in September 2013.
“She has juice or mojo,” so says Michael Delp of poet and NWS/FSW writer-in-residence francine j. harris. You can get a feel for some of that mojo by watching this video of recent reading she gave prior to … Continue reading
Listen to the program which was broadcast on Michigan Radio in September 2012.
“Harrison celebrates his 76th birthday today and is closing in on 50 years of a critically acclaimed writing career. When other writers are closing out their careers, Harrison seems to be ramping his up. He’s planning a spring … Continue reading