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Local author publishes first novel focusing on good, bad in everyone

by (MaddieForshee)

Submitted 07-24-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Adam Schuitema, an English professor at Kendall College, just published “Haymaker,” his second book but his first novel.  Set in the small Upper Peninsula town of Haymaker, Michigan, “Haymaker” follows what happens when...

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Catalyst Radio: Creative Youth Center teaches writing, gives youth enthusiasm for learning

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 04-21-2015 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we learn about the Creative Youth Center, where kids become published authors.  Through writing workshops and...

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Local literary organization extends hours for Writers' Hub

by (deeMiner_b)

Submitted 03-17-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters (GLCL) has recently expanded their Writers' Hub hours to 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. It's available for members, who pay a yearly $35 fee to use the space, as well as advance notice of...

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Fireside Poetry Series with Phillip Sterling: Sonnet, or Not?

by (Write616)

Submitted 02-04-2015 under

   Fireside Poetry Series, Poetry Workshop on Sunday, March 22, 3-5 p.m.:  “Sonnet, or Not?”  Phillip Sterling is back with the final workshop in the Fireside Poetry Series, "Sonnet, or Not?"...

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Healing Poetry with Nessa McCasey at GLCL

by (Write616)

Submitted 02-04-2015 under

NESSA McCASEY will lead a therapeutic poetry workshop from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday March 19.  This session is limited to 12 participants and the cost is $40.  You may register online using the logo button HERE, or mail...

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Writers Squared at GLCL

by (Write616)

Submitted 02-04-2015 under

The format of Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters' Writers2 series is conducive to intimate conversations between the writers themselves, as well as the audience members. Our first Writers2 will be on Wednesday,...

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Fireside Poetry Series with Phillip Sterling: Whose Line Break is it, Anyway?

by (Write616)

Submitted 02-04-2015 under

We are pleased to offer the third in our Fireside Poetry Series, a poetry workshop led by Phillip Sterling, which will examine how line breaks can impact your work.  In his words, "When we aren’t counting syllables or reaching for...

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Kickstarting Your Poetry: Workshop with Patricia Clark at GLCL

by (Write616)

Submitted 02-04-2015 under

 Join us for an encouraging and energizing poetry workshop led by award-winning poet Patricia Clark! Participants will leave the workshop with ten ways to get started with poems, and the techniques will work for both beginner and advanced...

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Fireside Poetry Series with Phillip Sterling: Rhyme Time

by (Write616)

Submitted 12-10-2014 under

Phillip Sterling will begin our Fireside Poetry Series with a poetry workshop here on Sunday, January 18, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. here at GLCL, 758 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids, MI.   According to Phillip, "This workshop will...

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Journal Writing Workshop for Adults

by (Write616)

Submitted 12-10-2014 under

Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters and  The Writer's Alley will have a journal writing workshop for adults on Sunday, January 11, 2015, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. here at GLCL, 758 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503. Start...

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