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When the National Writers Series switched to virtual author interviews, we had no idea Zoom could be so fun.
In 2016, Jordan Blashek and Christopher Haugh hopped in a car and drove to California. Five cross-country road trips, thousands of miles and countless American faces later, they’re finally putting their adventures to print.
In their collaboration, “Union: A Democrat, A Republican, and a Search for Common Ground,” two law-school pals, Christopher Haugh (a professional writer and Democrat) and Jordan Blashek (a former Marine officer, entrepreneur, and Republican) hit the road together.
Traverse City has been named the tenth "Most Arts Vibrant Middle Size Community" in the U.S. by SMU DataArts, a national center for arts research at Southern Methodist University.
Looking ahead, the hope is that by spring, actors and audiences will be able to interact in person, if socially distanced.
Remember those dark days in early spring when the pandemic exploded into our lives?
Marney Keenan Tells the True Story of the Oakland County Child Killer by Erin Evans “Money and power can make a whole lot of things disappear,” said Marney Keenan (66). This was unfortunately the truth of the Oakland County Child Killings case, a 44-year-old murder investigation that has yet to be solved. Keenan’s book, The Snow ...
Chasten Buttigieg, husband of former Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg and a Traverse City native, will join the National Writers Series for a free virtual event on September 10 to discuss his memoir, I Have Something to Tell You.