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Five WSU Press Titles Named 2016 Michigan Notable Books!

Monday, January 4, 2016

Happy New Year! Five of our books have been named Michigan Notable Books for 2016, including two titles from our Painted Turtle imprint and one from the Made in Michigan Writers Series! Congratulations to our winners!

Garden for the Blind stories by Kelly Fordon

Yamasaki in Detroit: A Search for Serenity by John Gallagher

The People's Lawyer: The Life and Times of Frank J. Kelley, the Nation's Longest-Serving Attorney General by Frank J. Kelley with Jack Lessenberry

Great Girls in Michigan History by Patricia Majher

The Orbit Magazine Anthology: Re-Entry by Rob St. Mary

Watch for a full schedule of events around the state featuring these authors, to be announced soon!

About the award: Michigan Notable Books is a statewide program that began in 1991 as part of the Michigan Week celebration, geared to pay tribute and draw attention to the many people and places that make life in Michigan unique. In that regard, the MNB program successfully features Michigan books and writers focusing their talents on the creative talents found in the Great Lakes State. Each title on the list provides readers an insight into what it means to make your home in Michigan and continues to showcase some of the greatest stories are located in the Great Lakes region. More information is available at michigan.gov.