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NWS Literary Journal Submissions

NWS Literary Journal Submissions

Published annually in the spring by the Writers Series of Traverse City, the National Writers Series literary journal showcases the writing of students, grade school through adult, who have taken NWS writing classes/workshops. Online Form - NWS Literary Journal Submission Form HTML Form Creator

Up North Bookstores: Saturn Booksellers

Saturn Booksellers 133 W. Main Street Gaylord, MI 49735 989-732-8899 Saturn_booksellers@hotmail.com saturnbooksellers.com Hours: Mon-Thurs 9am – 6pm Friday 9am-8pm Sat 9am-6pm; Sun 11am-4pm Summer hours 6pm time bumps to 7 pm Owner: Jill Miner If you’ve ever driven down Main Street in Gaylord you may have noticed the sidewalk sign outside ...

NWS Author(s) Next Door Spotlight: Greg Holmes and Katherine Roth

Greg Holmes and Katherine Roth – a husband and wife team who beat the odds and share their remarkable journey. On April 1st, 2004 Greg Holmes, Ph.D., was diagnosed with sinonasal undifferentiated cancer, an extremely rare and deadly cancer. At the time of his diagnosis, his wife Katherine Roth, M.D., was fighting to survive as a family ...
Memoir Writing Workshop

Memoir Writing Workshop

Open to all skill levels, this week long retreat examines the place of memoir writing in the genre of nonfiction and will help writers develop specific skills to tell their personal or family stories with a crafted sensibility. Read all about it. Program dates: Monday, August 4, 2014 to Friday, August 8, 2014 Interlochen Center for the Arts ...
Writing Contest for Baby Boomers

Writing Contest for Baby Boomers

Huff/Post and the AARP wants to publish a great memoir written by someone born before 1964. Winners will be awarded $5000 and have their work published by Simon & Shuster, the AARP Magazine, and featured on the Huffington Post. Send 5000 words and a synopsis for the longer piece (20,000 - 50,000 words) no later than February 15, 2014. Baby

NWS Author Next Door Spotlight: Teresa Scollon

Teresa Scollon – an avid reader, teacher and poet who happily, has managed to create and maintain a writing life. Teresa Scollon is the author of To Embroider the Ground with Prayer, a poetry collection published by Wayne State University Press as part of its Made in Michigan series. She is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts ...