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The Michigan Authors Workshop Series at Saginaw Valley State University

"Discovering the Writer Within:" The 2019 Michigan Authors’ Workshop Series
To showcase the talents of Michigan writers, and to develop the writing of youth and adults in our region, the Michigan Authors'; Series will bring nine writers to Midland, Michigan to read their work and to conduct writing workshops for the community July 22-26, 2019. In addition to featuring a keynote address by notable Michigan author, Anne-Marie Oomen, this series will include three evenings of readings and discussions with two Michigan writers each evening, with writing workshops offered for community members during the day. We are pleased to feature a variety of writers, including children’s author Lynne Rae Perkins, young adult writers Gary Schmidt and Patrick Flores Scott, graphic novelist Jim Ottaviani, poet Jack Ridl, and novelists Mardi Link and Michael Zadoorian. This workshop series is generously funded by the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library and the Alden Dow Home and Studio.

For more information on this series, or to register for a workshop, contact
Helen Raica-Klotz, Director / klotz@svsu.edu / 989.964.6062

Date
Friday, July 26, 2019
Venue
Saginaw Valley State University
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Elemental

A Collection of Michigan Creative Nonfiction

Edited by Anne-Marie Oomen

New creative nonfiction by some of Michigan’s most well-known and highly acclaimed authors.

Paperback
Published: November 2018
ISBN: 9780814345672
eBOOK
Published: November 2018
ISBN: 9780814345689

Saint Peter and the Goldfinch

Poems by Jack Ridl

Paperback
Published: April 2019
ISBN: 9780814346457
eBOOK
Published: April 2019
ISBN: 9780814346464
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The Lake Michigan Mermaid

A Tale in Poems

Linda Nemec Foster and Anne-Marie Oomen
Illustrated by Meridith Ridl

A modern-day fairy tale told in conversation between a young girl and the mermaid of Lake Michigan.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: March 2018
ISBN: 9780814342206
eBOOK
Published: March 2018
ISBN: 9780814342213