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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by Erin Evans
The subjects in Emita Brady Hill’s two books of interviews are as different as can be: people living in the Bronx in the 1970s and 80s, and women in the food industry in northern Michigan. The common thread here? She finds all of their stories immensely interesting.
Hill recently published Northern Harvest: Twenty ...
You’re hearing and reading a lot of stories about the Coronavirus in the media these days. But those stories aren’t your story. And that’s the one the National Writers Series (NWS) wants to make part of local history.
Sally Jo Messersmith’s Hope For Korea
We all have dreams for this world. Sally Jo Messersmith’s dream is for the two Koreas to become one again. She has helped bring this hope closer to reality in part by writing a children’s book and a young adult book which she hopes will leave a lasting impression on young people and spark their interest ...
By Erin Evans
Twelve years ago, Patricia Steele — convicted of killing a Lake Ann man while driving drunk — was led off to prison, where she served seven harrowing years, including time in maximum security, side-by-side with the most notorious female criminals in Michigan. In 2015, she returned to her home in Interlochen, ready to rebuild ...