A picture may be worth a thousand words, but we think a book is worth thousands more. See what newspapers, magazines, TV shows, and radio programs around the country have to say about the National Writers Series and the amazing authors who visit us.
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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.
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 ...