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Made in Michigan Writers Series

Series Editors: M. L. Liebler, Wayne State University; Michael Delp, Interlochen Center for the Arts
The Made in Michigan Writers Series is devoted to highlighting the works of distinguished statewide writers to showcase Michigan's diverse voices. The series publishes poetry, creative nonfiction, short fiction, and essays by Michigan writers with the aim of encouraging the recognition of the state's artistic and cultural heritage throughout Michigan, the Midwest, and the nation.

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As If We Were Prey

Stories by Michael Delp

A dark, rollicking collection of stories about men prone to foolishness trying to make their way in a modern world.

Paperback
Published: March 2010
ISBN: 9780814334775
eBOOK
Published: March 2010
ISBN: 9780814335321

Eden Springs

A novella by Laura Kasischke

A novella set in the House of David religious colony that bubbles with mystery, scandal, and little-known history.

Paperback
Published: March 2010
ISBN: 9780814334645
eBOOK
Published: March 2010
ISBN: 9780814335338
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American Salvage

Bonnie Jo Campbell

A lush and rowdy collection of stories set in a rural Michigan landscape, where wildlife, jobs, and ways of life are vanishing.

Hardback
Published: January 2010
ISBN: 9780814334867
eBOOK
Published: January 2010
ISBN: 9780814334911
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The Lost Tiki Palaces of Detroit

Stories by Michael Zadoorian

A quirky and compelling collection of short stories set in and around Detroit, by award-winning local writer Michael Zadoorian.

Paperback
Published: March 2009
ISBN: 9780814334171
eBOOK
Published: March 2009
ISBN: 9780814335284

If the World Becomes So Bright

Poems by Keith Taylor

A lyrical and accessible collection that explores both the landscape of Michigan and the inner life of one person who lives there.

Paperback
Published: February 2009
ISBN: 9780814333914
eBOOK
Published: February 2009
ISBN: 9780814335260
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By Cold Water

Poems by Chris Dombrowski

A beautiful and meditative collection of poetry rooted in a wonder and deep knowledge of the natural world.

Paperback
Published: February 2009
ISBN: 9780814334225
eBOOK
Published: February 2009
ISBN: 9780814335345

Trespassing

Dirt Stories and Field Notes

Janet Kauffman

Essays and stories that contemplate the exploitation of Michigan’s agricultural landscape by modern factory farms.

Paperback
Published: March 2008
ISBN: 9780814333747
eBOOK
Published: March 2008
ISBN: 9780814335246

Wide Awake in Someone Else's Dream

Poems by M. L. Liebler

A new collection from Detroit poet M. L. Liebler, a unique voice in contemporary poetry.

Paperback
Published: February 2008
ISBN: 9780814333822
eBOOK
Published: February 2008
ISBN: 9780814335253

After-Music

Poems by Conrad Hilberry

A new collection by esteemed Michigan poet Conrad Hilberry, his sixth full-length book of poetry.

Paperback
Published: January 2008
ISBN: 9780814333525
eBOOK
Published: January 2008
ISBN: 9780814335222

Voices of the Lost and Found

Stories by Dorene O’Brien

A gripping and original debut collection of short stories from Michigan writer Dorene O’Brien.

Paperback
Published: May 2007
ISBN: 9780814333464
eBOOK
Published: May 2007
ISBN: 9780814335314

The Women Were Leaving the Men

Stories by Andy Mozina

Intriguing, quirky, and deeply felt stories from Michigan fiction writer Andy Mozina, collected in his first full-length fiction release.

Paperback
Published: May 2007
ISBN: 9780814333624
eBOOK
Published: May 2007
ISBN: 9780814335239
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Broken Symmetry

Jack Ridl

Michigan poet Jack Ridl leads readers into reflective connection with the everyday world in this unique and enjoyable volume.

Paperback
Published: March 2006
ISBN: 9780814333228
eBOOK
Published: March 2006
ISBN: 9780814335208

Blue-Tail Fly

Vievee Francis

A poetic treatment of the period of American history between the beginning of the Mexican War and the end of the Civil War, by Michigan poet Vievee Francis.

Paperback
Published: March 2006
ISBN: 9780814333235
eBOOK
Published: March 2006
ISBN: 9780814335215

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