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Up North Bookstores: McLean & Eakin Booksellers

McLean & Eakin Booksellers 307 E. Lake Street Petoskey, MI 49770 231-347-1180 books@mcleanandeakin.com mcleanandeakin.com Owners: Jessilynn and Matt Norcross Hours: 9am – 8pm Mon-Sat 10am-5pm Sunday A customer at McLean and Eakin Booksellers in Petoskey once said that when the staff searches for a book for them it feels like it’s a life or

NWS Author Next Door Spotlight: Susan Newhof

Susan Newhof –an author, consultant and teacher, who has been writing since she was old enough to hold a pencil. She is also passionate about animals and helping people communicate effectively. Newhof was born and raised in Grand Rapids, MI and remembers writing poems and stories as soon as she could hold a pencil. After sampling three ...

Up North Bookstore: Landmark Books

Landmark Books 1200 W. 11th Street, Suite 116 Traverse City, MI 49684 231-922-7225 Email: landmarkbookstc@gmail.com Owner: Paul Stebleton Hours: 10am-6pm Mon-Thurs 10am-7pm Fri-Sat 12pm-4pm Sunday Paul Stebleton has been involved in the book business for more than twenty years, so it was hardly a surprise when this bibliophile opened his own ...
The Teacher's Voice

The Teacher's Voice

The Teacher's Voice, an online literary magazine for poets and writers in education, seeks poetry, flash fiction, and creative non-fiction for a forthcoming anthology on Race in U. S. Education. From the editors, "While pieces dealing with racism will be included in the anthology, we are looking for more; and we have always had a backlog of ...
War Poetry Sought

War Poetry Sought

INTERNATIONAL WAR POETRY ANTHOLOGY. WaterWood Press will accept war poetry beginning April 15, 2014. This volume will be the sequel to Against Agamemnon: War Poetry 2009. Editor: James Adams (Pulitzer Prize nominee for Noble Savage). Submission guidelines: Original poems/translations on war in any style. No previously published work. 1–3 ...
Very Short Story Contest

Very Short Story Contest

Six times a year, Writer's Digest invites submissions to their Your Story Competition. Entries can range from 25 to 750 words, and each entry is to be written in response to a prompt provided. Winner receives publication in an upcoming Writer's Digest issue. Entries are based on "inventiveness, creativity and—where appropriate—humor." This ...

Up North Bookstores: Dog Ears Books

Dog Ears Books 106 Waukazoo Street P.O. Box 272 Northport, MI 49670 (231) 386-1033 dogears@netonecom.net dogearsbooks.net http://booksinnorthport.blogspot.com/ Manager/Owner: Pamela Grath Hours: My hours change with the seasons. At present the bookstore is open Wednesday through Saturday, 11am-3pm. Hours and days will gradually increase ...

Up North Bookstores: The Cottage Book Shop

The Cottage Book Shop 5989 Lake Street Glen Arbor, MI 49636 231-334-4223 800-303-6956 Email  |  cottagebooks.com Owner: Sue Boucher (April 1) Hours: Mon-Sat 11am-5pm Sun 12pm-4pm Winter Hours: closed Wed and Sun, daily 11am-5pm The Cottage Book Shop has seen a few transformations since Mollie Weeks, wife of George Weeks, a history writer and ...