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2011 Midwest Literary Walk 


Bonnie Rose Marcus | River Gallery

Bonnie Rose Marcus, poet, theater artist and Director of the Readings/Workshops Program at Poets & Writers, has presented her work at venues including ABC NO RIO, Cornelia Street Cafe and Playwrights Horizon. Published in Salon,

ML Liebler | River Gallery

ML Liebler is an internationally known & widely published Detroit poet, university professor, literary arts activist and arts organizer, and he is the author of 13 books, including the award-winning Wide Awake in Someone Else’s

Zilka Joseph | Just Imagine Bookstore

Zilka Joseph is Program Manager for South Asian Studies at the University of Michigan. Her poetry won her a Hopwood Award and a Pushcart nomination. Her chapbook, Lands I Live In, was nominated for a

Bonnie Jo Campbell | Just Imagine Bookstore

Bonnie Jo Campbell is the author of the novel Once Upon a River. She was a 2009 National Book Award finalist and a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist for her collection of stories, American

Scott Beal | River Gallery

Scott Beal’s poems have appeared recently in Indiana Review, Dunes Review, The Legendary, and with Rachel McKibbens and Aracelis Girmay in Jangle the Threads. He earned his MFA in 1996 from the University of Michigan.

Jeff Kass | River Gallery

Jeff Kass teaches Creative Writing at Pioneer High School in Ann Arbor and at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti and is the Literary Arts Director at the Neutral Zone teen center in Ann Arbor. He

Keith Taylor | Chelsea District Library

Poet and writer Keith Taylor coordinates the undergraduate program in creative writing at the University of Michigan and directs the Bear River Writers’ Conference. His work has appeared in such publications as Story, The Los

Laura Kasischke | Chelsea District Library

Laura Kasischke, critically-acclaimed novelist and poet has penned eight volumes of poetry and seven novels. Winner of numerous awards, Laura has been the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and two fellowships from the National Endowment


Photos by Burrill Strong Photography


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