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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 ...

Author Cari Noga at Traverse Area District Library

Local writer Cari Noga will discuss her recent novel, Sparrow Migrations, at the Traverse Area District Library, 7 pm, Tuesday, January 21. Sparrow Migrations was a semifinalist for the 2011 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award competition. TADL reports that Noga will "talk about her novel and share her amazing story of life, writing and how she ...
Leading Your Team to Sustainable Success

Leading Your Team to Sustainable Success

Dave Moore, President of Village Press will present “Leading Your Team to Sustainable Success.” This month's featured book is Predictable Success: Getting Your Organization on the Growth Track—And Keeping it There by Les McKeown. Author Les McKeown provides a framework for diagnosing the stage and behaviors of your organization or department ...

"Poetry in Michigan": A New Collection

Poetry in Michigan/Michigan in Poetry, is a new collection featuring over ninety Michigan poets and artwork; it is edited by William Olsen and Jack Ridl. A number of these poets will read from the collection on Saturday, November 30, 7 pm, at Brilliant Books. Sparkling wine and raclette from Leelanau Cheese will complement this event ...

NWS Author Next Door Spotlight: Daniel Hendrix

Daniel Hendrix - A commercial diver, geologist and avid reader who realized that the history of Beaver Island would make the perfect backdrop for a book of fiction. Emerging local writer Daniel Hendrix has recently released his first book, The King’s Daughter, a historical fiction set on Beaver Island during one of the strangest episodes in ...
A very nice surprise!

A very nice surprise!

The Traverse City Central High School's Black & Gold student newspaper was just awarded a "Spartan," the state's highest award for high school newspapers. This Spartan is for the 2012-2013 school year, and is on top of the several dozen awards the staff and paper had won for last years's work. Congratulations to the staff and to Missi ...
Bear River Writing Conference, June 2014

Bear River Writing Conference, June 2014

The Bear River Writers Writing Conference—workshops on fiction, poetry, memoir, essay--will be held May 29-June 2, 2014 at Camp Michigania, on Walloon Lake. For information, call 734.764.4139. Visit here for more information.