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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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Save the Date: May 16 is our Spring Social!

Posted by on Mar 17, 2015 in Events, Featured | 0 comments

Be sure to put Saturday, May 16, 2015, on your calendar, because that’s the date for the Michigan Writers Spring Social!

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Scholarship to the Interlochen Writers Retreat!

Posted by on Mar 8, 2015 in Featured, Literary Fiction, Memoir and Personal Essay, Mystery and Thriller, Narrative Nonfiction, Poetry, SciFi and Fantasy, Workshops | 0 comments

In celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the Writers Retreat, Michigan Writers and the Interlochen College of Creative Arts are pleased to announce 1 full-tuition scholarship to the 2015 Retreat!

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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, 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 | 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 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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