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It was 1896 and National Geographic had been publishing its iconic magazine for eight years without the image of a woman — any woman.
Although Susan Goldberg, the first female editor-in-chief of National Geographic, lives in Washington, D.C., her roots are firmly planted in Michigan.
Joan Schmeichel Writes Mysteries from Fairy Tale Characters to Football by Erin Evans Joan Schmeichel, 88, is always working on a story, and when she isn’t, she is thinking of her next one. When the idea of a character named Roman Boles — a 23-year-old football player — came to her, she was inspired to create his story. Schmeichel ...
The couple who became the beating heart of northern Michigan’s budding literary community. This episode features writer and National Writers Series (NWS) Co-Founder Doug Stanton and NWS Co-Founder and Executive Director, Anne Stanton.
It is possible to make the argument that James Strang is the most interesting person who ever lived in northern Lower Michigan.
Jenn Gregory Writes to Inspire Graduates During the Pandemic by Erin Evans On the night of March 31, one month after Michigan schools shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, Jenn Gregory could not sleep. Worry for those who were graduating this year—including her daughter—were keeping her up. Around midnight, Gregory got up and ...