Are you a seriously addicted BookManiac?

CHECK OUT BOOKMANIA WEEK! One mind-blowing, page-turning week of books and authors in downtown Traverse City, Michigan. Six Authors in Six Days = Endless Conversations! Join the conversation with America’s best authors and meet your friends. It’s the power of … Continue reading

The United States of Books

Entertainment Weekly chose Bonnie Jo Campbell’s Once Upon a River as THE book that best captures the spirit of Michigan. Come see Bonnie Jo on the City Opera House stage on October 13 at 7 pm, and we … Continue reading

Just announced: Leslie Lee and the Herrington-Fitch Family Foundation endowed NWS’s first student scholarship

Executive Director Anne Stanton thanked Leslie Lee and the Herrington-Fitch Foundation for her donation of $25,000. This was the first endowment of three $1,000 scholarships, which are awarded awarded each year in the categories of fiction, nonfiction and poetry to … Continue reading

Hundreds of fans were in the audience at the Opera House as author Hampton Sides talked with series co-founder Doug Stanton, reported Caroline Powers of TV 9&10.

“The night allowed fans to get an inside look at Sides’ writing, his newest book, In the Kingdom of Ice, and why he loves going on book tours. “Publishers and publicists will traditionally send you to New York, … Continue reading

NWS September Author Next Door Spotlight: Barbara Stark-Nemon

Every story needs a narrator, and Barbara Stark-Nemon stepped up early in life. She learned storytelling, and a fascination with the magic of language from her grandfather, an attorney who escaped Germany in 1938 and wove unforgettable tales … Continue reading