December NWS Author Next Door: Stephen Lewis

NWS Author Next Door: Stephen Lewis December 2016 Before retiring from Suffolk Community College on Long Island, New York, as Professor of English Emeritus, Stephen Lewis described himself as a teacher who also wrote.  Now, this Brooklyn native and reversed … Continue reading

An inspiring book during these troubled times …. Sing for Your Life!

The National Writers Series has chosen “Sing For Your Life: A Story of Race, Music and Family” by author and journalist Daniel Bergner as the 2016 Community Reads. This inspirational story introduces us to Ryan Speedo Green as he … Continue reading

Veterans tell their “War Stories.” Discretion is advised.

Inspired by author Sebastian Junger’s call for Americans to share the moral burden of war, film producer and Marine Matthew W. Morgan created War Stories: a series of intimate conversations between combat veterans of America’s wars.  Morgan knew how … Continue reading

Jim Harrison called it “a brilliant book”

  Chris Dombrowski will be in Traverse City to present his latest book on Tuesday, November 15th at 630pm. Location: Workshop Brewing Company in the Warehouse District in downtown Traverse City. Facebook event details The Wall Street Journal recently reviewed Dombrowski’s … Continue reading

Traverse City: Top Destination for Authors

This month the National Writers Series celebrated their 100th author event with Margaret Atwood.  Anne and Doug Stanton spoke to Cynthia Canty at Michigan Radio’s “Stateside” on the journey to arrive to the 100th author. Past authors include: Anna Quindlen, … Continue reading

On stage with David Maraniss and guest host John U. Bacon …. Success!

On October 7, 2016 Pulitzer Prize winner David Maraniss took the stage of the City Opera House with guest host and returning author, John U. Bacon   Over 600 people attended the event and had the opportunity to … Continue reading