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On the Market: A Spring Celebration of the Made in Michigan Writers Series

Thursday, May 14, 2015

On Wednesday, May 13th, Wayne State University Press & Meijer Foundation celebrated On the Market: A Spring Celebration of the Made in Michigan Writers Series featuring Kelly Fordon, Michael Lauchlan, Ken Mikolowski, Margaret Noodin, Anne-Marie Oomen, and a special preview of To Light a Fire: 20 Years with the InsideOut Literary Arts Project.  Each author performed a new piece created exclusively for this year’s event.  It was an exciting night including live music, performance art, and a dash of drama presented in one of Detroit’s finest and most exciting arts venues, Trinosophes, Eastern Market Cafe. Thanks to everyone who celebrated with us! If you'd like to join us at a future event like this, please sign up for our montly email newsletter to stay up-to-date on local events and readings. 

Check out photos from the event here

Featured books included:

Garden for the Blind  Stories by Kelly Fordon

Love, Sex, and 4H  A Memoir by Anne-Marie Oomen

That That  Poems by Ken Mikolowski

Trumbull Ave.  Poems by Michael Lauchlan

Weweni   Poems in Anishinaabemowin by Margaret Noodin

As the state’s only literary imprint devoted solely to the publication of Michigan-based authors, the Made in Michigan Writers Series welcomes a fresh new crop of books by some of our best mitten-bred talent.