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Benefits of Joining Michigan Writers

Posted by on Oct 5, 2012 in Featured, Writing Life | 0 comments

Michigan Writers is a vibrant community of people who appreciate the written word. As a member of Michigan Writers, you will help to actively foster a vital literary community by encouraging, supporting and connecting writers of all ages. Become a part!

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Our Fall Social Is Saturday, November 15

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014 in Events, Writing Groups | 0 comments

On Saturday, November 15, come join us for a casual “happy hour” gathering of Michigan Writers members and friends at the InsideOut Gallery. The topic is creativity and belonging. That’s why we’ve invited special guests Good on Paper, an improv comedy group, to get the fun started. We’ll also be playing matchmaker with writing groups (only!). Have fun, meet people, have a drink … enjoy the literary life.

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New Writers, Your Publication Opportunity Is Here!

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 in Events, Featured, MichWriters Press | 0 comments

Each year, the Michigan Writers Cooperative Press sponsors a contest open to new writers for shorter works (chapbooks) in the categories of poetry, fiction and nonfiction. The contest is open now, and concludes on December 15.

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Storytelling Returns to Traverse City

Posted by on Oct 17, 2014 in Events, Featured | 0 comments

On Monday, October 20, Traverse City’s own storytelling event, Here:Say Storytelling, returns for its 2014-2015 season. On the third Monday of each month, at the InsideOut Gallery beginning at 7pm, come to experience first-person, true stories.

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Camp NaNoWriMo!

Posted by on Sep 15, 2014 in Workshops | 0 comments

November is National Novel Writing Month — NaNoWriMo. Join NaNo dreamers from all over at the beautiful forested Girl Scout camp in the woods of Northern Michigan, outside Traverse City on Saturday, October 18.

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Dunes Review Public Reading on Saturday, October 18

Posted by on Sep 13, 2014 in Dunes Review, Events, Featured | 0 comments

On Saturday, October 18 at 7 PM, the community of Michigan Writers will celebrate the newest issue of Dunes Review, now in its 19th year of publication. The public reading and reception will take place at Brilliant Books on Front Street in Traverse City, featuring short readings from contributors.

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Interlochen Fall Creative Writing Programs

Posted by on Aug 26, 2014 in Featured, Literary Fiction, Memoir and Personal Essay, Poetry, Workshops | 0 comments

Registration is now open for the new Fall 2014 season at Interlochen’s College of Creative Arts. Explore the many weekend offerings which begin September 13 and run until November 18.

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Chapbook Winner Robb Astor Launches “Bitter Dagaa”

Posted by on Jun 4, 2014 in Events, Featured, MichWriters Press, Poetry | 0 comments

Michigan Writers will host a book launch for the winner of our annual chapbook contest, Robb Astor, of Traverse City. Bitter Dagaa, a collection of 23 poems, is partially rooted in Robb’s experience as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the United Republic of Tanzania during the mid 1990s.

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Special Event: “Do You Still Need a Publisher?” on May 22

Posted by on May 9, 2014 in Events, Publications | 0 comments

In this Michigan Writers event, join a roundtable discussion about the present and future of writing, reading, and all points in between.

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