Front Street Writers ~ A Program for Passionate, High School Writers

Do you love writing? The Front Street Writers program is designed specifically for 11th and 12th grade students interested in studying writing as a craft and pursing writing as a potential profession. Students are taught in a workshop setting … Continue reading

NOW is the time to submit your essay, poem or story for a college scholarship!

Visit http://www.gtrcf.org/give/our-funds.html/158/ for complete submission instructions and to begin the application process. If submitted work has been previously published, the author must affirm that he/she holds clear copyright to the material. Deadline is Feb. 28, 2017 Awards It is the … Continue reading

The tale of opera singer Ryan Speedo Green (just featured on Terry Gross) is not to be missed …

Terry Gross recently interviewed Ryan Speedo Green about his life—how, as a violent and abused youth, he spent time in a juvenile detention center before discovering he had a beautiful voice. Thanks to the several teachers who believed … Continue reading

See your favorite author in Traverse City!

Ticket sales for Fall 2016 are now open to the Public.  We asked our audience who they would like to see, and we are bringing them to Traverse City! First event is Saturday, September 17th at the Milliken Auditorium. … Continue reading

June 2: Brian Castner to talk about his elegy for a fallen Traverse City soldier

Come here acclaimed author Brian Castner talk about his book, All the Ways We Live and Die—”a brilliant, moving and troubling portrait of modern American warfare,” raves Phil Klay, author of the National Book Award-winning Redeployment. Castner’s book revolves around … Continue reading

Why do Famous Authors Visit Traverse City?

New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, Houston These are the usual stops on a book tour.. but why do New York Times Best Selling authors visit Traverse City? Sophie Kinsella simply loved the people and Front Street: I had … Continue reading