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April 21, 2012
Wondering what to do tonight? For a little inspiration, read Bruce Makie’s review of The Secrets of the Luuce Talk Tavern. In a personal note to NWS staffers, he said: “Mostly I wanted to tell you to go see the play, if you haven’t already. A really fine piece of writing. There may not be too many tickets left.”
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The Old Town Playhouse in Traverse City is mounting a free production of Thomas Lynch’s new play Lacrimae Rerum at the premier of the new Old Town Playhouse Readers Studio at the Depot Theater (corner of East 8th Street and Woodmere Avenue) on May 9th at 7pm. Lynch will attend this premier. Jan Dalton is directing and he has selected Old Town ...
Jodee Taylor, Traverse City Record-Eagle | March 16, 2012
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Benjamin Busch’s ideas never stop coming. “I have this constant envisioning. I am constantly distracted by new ideas,” said Busch, 43, of Reed City. He’s also constantly at work on them, whether writing books, making movies, acting or rebuilding a century-old ...
Ben Busch, our friend and National Writers Series Advisory Board member, has just published his first book, Dust to Dust, with the august and literary Ecco imprint, which is part of Harper publishers. Ben has two local events at 2 great independent books that we wanted to tell you about. He’s just launched an impressive 50 state book tour. He ...
To Embroider the Ground with Prayer by Teresa J. Scollon
Please come help me celebrate!
Brilliant Books, 118 East Front Street, downtown Traverse City
Sunday, March 18, 3:00-5:00 pm
Reading, refreshments and good company
Jeremiah Chamberlin, Fiction Writers Review | February 27, 2012
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Few authors possess the range or emotional depth that one finds in Jack Driscoll’s new story collection, The World of a Few Minutes Ago, published this month by Wayne State University Press. Whether writing from the point of view of a twelve-year-old boy ...
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The Black & Gold staff sends you Issue 4; there are 16 pages for your reading pleasure. Check out Student/Teacher social networking, two pages of opinion—superpacs, school prayer and online pirating; 2011 in review (enjoy the student art work); area music students at the Chamber of Commerce dinner; and the Spirit of Traverse