Local Artists Under 10 is an event that gives students an opportunity to tie literacy and art together in a way that is meaningful to them.
This upcoming event will be the art showcase and will also include breakfast and a performance by a professional storyteller.
University of Michigan Detroit Center
For more information https://detroitcenter.umich.edu/
Janet Ruth Heller is president of the Michigan College English Association. She has published three poetry books: Exodus (WordTech Editions, 2014), Folk Concert: Changing Times (Anaphora Literary Press, 2012), and Traffic Stop (Finishing Line Press, 2011). The University of Missouri Press published her scholarly book, Coleridge, Lamb, Hazlitt, and the Reader of Drama (1990). Fictive Press published Heller's middle-grade chapter book about sibling rivalry, The Passover Surprise (2015). Her children's book about bullying, How the Moon Regained Her Shape (Arbordale, 2006; 4th edn. 2014), has won four national awards. Her website is http://www.janetruthheller.
Wayne State University Press
Made in Michigan Writers SeriesThe Made in Michigan Writers Series is devoted to highlighting the works of distinguished statewide writers to showcase Michigan's diverse voices. Since 2006, the series has published poetry, creative nonfiction, short fiction, and essays by Michigan writers with the aim of encouraging the recognition of the state's artistic and cultural heritage throughout Michigan, the Midwest, and the nation.
Click here for more details on this series.
The LDL 2018 Author Fair will take place at the Main Branch on Saturday, April 21st from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. There will be room for 16 local authors. To apply for a spot, fill out the application form completely and return it to the Main Branch no later than Monday, March 24th at 5:30 p.m. The first 16 applications submitted that meet our guidelines will be granted a table at the author fair.
Authors will be contacted by April 7th via email to confirm their spot in the fair.
The following rules apply: