Paola Gianturco

Paola Gianturco

A PHOTOJOURNALIST WHO CELEBRATES WOMEN ACTIVISTS AROUND THE WORLD Saturday, September 17, 2016 Milliken Auditorium, Dennos Museum Center Guest Host: Tony Demin Presented in collaboration with the Dennos Museum Center ABOUT PAOLA GIANTURCO Legendary...
David Maraniss

David Maraniss

  Friday, October 7, 2016 City Opera House, Traverse City Guest Host: John U. Bacon ABOUT DAVID MARANISS Born in Detroit, David Maraniss is an associate editor at The Washington Post, a Pulitzer prize-winning reporter, winner of numerous journalism awards, and author...
Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood

Sunday, October 20, 2016, 7 p.m. City Opera House, Traverse City Guest Host: Doug Stanton   Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood Margaret’s newest novel is Hag-Seed, a novel revisitation of Shakespeare’s play The Tempest, for the Hogarth Shakespeare Project,...
Ann Patchett

Ann Patchett

  Listen in to the podcast at Interlochen Public Radio Saturday, October 22, 2016 Lars Hockstad Auditorium, Traverse City Guest Host: Benjamin Busch This was a SOLD OUT event. ABOUT ANN PATCHETT In her 2006 commencement address to her alma mater, Sarah Lawrence...
Jodi Picoult

Jodi Picoult

  Sunday, October 23, 2016 City Opera House, Traverse City Guest Host: Detroit News columnist Neal Rubin Event Sponsor: Grand Traverse Resort and Spa   ABOUT JODI PICOULT Literary sensation Jodi Picoult returned to the National Writers Series stage on...
Kyle Mills

Kyle Mills

Friday, November 4, 2016 City Opera House, Traverse City Guest Host: Doug Stanton Live music by Clark Miller Friends of the National Writers Series kicked off the night with a special Happy Hour at Pepenero‘s new wine lounge: Ballaro.  ABOUT KYLE MILLS When...