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The Traverse City National Writers Series is coming under new leadership, with Executive Director Anne Stanton stepping down effective February 1 and Jillian Manning taking the helm as the new executive director for the organization.
Young people the world over often dream of getting published and two upcoming National Writers Series classes will get them closer to the thrill of seeing their work in print. Jillian and Craig Manning will team up to teach kids, ages 11–18, how to write a children’s book (with an adult class planned for this summer). They’ll also teach young ...
Martha Teichner knew she had a story after a trip to the Union Square Greenmarket in New York City. It wouldn’t be a story for the Traverse City local’s usual job as a correspondent with “CBS Sunday Morning.”
Political activist and award-winning author Albert Woodfox joins Traverse City’s National Writers Series on Thursday, December 3, beginning at 7 p.m. to discuss his debut biography, “Solitary: Unbroken by Four Decades in Solitary Confinement.”
The journey has only just begun for indigenous playwright Larissa FastHorse.
At the time of the Journal’s Kent State coverage, Bob Giles had been left to pilot the paper alone, while his executive editor was away on business. His parting words to Giles? “You’re in charge—don’t screw it up!”
What’s the fastest route to female empowerment? If you ask award-winning author Alice Hoffman, it isn’t protest, or even politics; instead, power comes from the pen.
For the past decade, the Parallel 45 Theatre has re-imagined storylines. Parallel 45 and the National Writers Series partnered for "The Thanksgiving Play."