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Zilka Joseph and Jack Driscoll at Alpena Book Festival

Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library

The Alpena Book Festival brings together a growing cadre of Michigan authors to Northeastern Michigan while promoting the cause of adult literacy. The Alpena Book Festival is the only book festival held in our region. A full day event, the festival includes panel discussions, author talks, meet and greets, and educational sessions for aspiring writers.

Each year brings a variety of authors children’s literature, young adult, science fiction, literary fiction, mystery, Michigan based fiction and non-fiction, and graphic novelists to name a few.

WSU Press authors Zilka Joseph and Jack Driscoll are on the program this year. Visit the website to learn more!
http://alpenabookfestival.wixsite.com/abf2017/schedule-of-activities

Date
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Venue
Alpena Book Festival

AWARD
WINNER

Sharp Blue Search of Flame

Poems by Zilka Joseph

Stirring, atmospheric poems that journey through memories of growing up in India, and the myth, death, loss, and rebirth that surrounds that experience.

Paperback
Published: April 2016
ISBN: 9780814340493
eBOOK
Published: April 2016
ISBN: 9780814340509

The Goat Fish and the Lover's Knot

Stories by Jack Driscoll

Beautifully-crafted prose from one of Michigan’s most original voices.

Paperback
Published: April 2017
ISBN: 9780814342954
eBOOK
Published: April 2017
ISBN: 9780814342961

The World of a Few Minutes Ago

Stories by Jack Driscoll

Stories in the realistic tradition of lives overlooked, voices unheard, and characters trying to overcome and transcend confining circumstances.

Paperback
Published: February 2012
ISBN: 9780814336120
eBOOK
Published: February 2012
ISBN: 9780814336137