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I can’t remember the last time I envied a man, or, in fact, if I ever have. I have loved men, hated them, befriended them, taken care of them, and all too often compromised my sense of self for them, but I don’t think I have ever looked at a man and actually coveted something his maleness gave him. And yet envy was at least one of the ...
September 1, 2021FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
The National Writers Series Presents"An Evening with Pam Houston"LIVE on September 9th
Can a 120-acre ranch in the remote Colorado mountain countryside heal the trauma in a person's soul? That's what we'll discover when the National Writers Series welcomes Pam Houston, author of Deep Creek: ...
VENUE CHANGE ANNOUNCEMENTfor John U. Bacon on Thursday, August 26
Dear NWS Friend, While we've been eagerly looking forward to a return to the City Opera House stage for a year and a half, it is with regret that we announce the wait will be a little longer.
After extensive conversations amongst the NWS Board and staff, we ...
Today, on National Book Lover's Day, the National Writers Series is proud to announce the Fall 2021 Season of events, with an amazing array of authors set to visit Traverse City, MI, in person and virtually this fall.
When National Writers Series co-founder Doug Stanton was a young student and aspiring author, a local benefactor offered to help fund his final year at Interlochen Arts Academy, where he was a creative writing and theater major. “Having such an experience when I was a teenager,” says Stanton, “literally changed my life. I’ve ...
July 26, 2021
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Theft, Lies, Immigration and Love:The National Writers Series presents"An Evening with Susie Yang"on August 5th
Author Susie Yang joins the National Writers Series on August 5th to discuss her breakout hit novel, White Ivy.
Named one of the Best Books of 2020 by USA Today and longlisted ...
In many ways, from a financial viability standpoint, and even from a 21st-century American cultural plausibility standpoint, the remarkable success of Traverse City’s National Writers Series doesn’t make sense.
July 13, 2021
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The National Writers Series Presents"An Evening with Megan Miranda"on July 22nd at 7pm ET
The National Writers Series is thrilled to announce that New York Times #1best-selling author Megan Miranda will join us for a virtual event on July 22nd! We'll be discussing her newest thriller, Such a ...