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2012 Midwest Literary Walk


Thomas Lux | River Gallery

Thomas Lux has been awarded grants and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Mellon foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. His most recent work is God Particles. His forthcoming collection, Child Made of

Onna Solomon | Chelsea District Library

Onna Solomon’s writing has appeared in Beloit Poetry Journal, Denver Quarterly, Cimarron Review, and 32 Poems, among others. She received her Master’s in creative writing from Boston University, and now lives and works in Ann Arbor,

Lolita Hernandez | Chelsea District Library

Lolita Hernandez is the author of Autopsy of an Engine and Other Stories from the Cadillac Plant, winner of a 2005 PEN Beyond Margins Award. She also is the author of two chapbook collections of poems: Quiet

Robert Jones | Chelsea Center for the Arts

The Rev. Robert B. Jones has been a champion of American Roots music, with a special emphasis on traditional African American music. Spiritual, blues, work songs, field hollers, country music, folk songs, gospel, and original

ML Liebler | Chelsea Center for the Arts

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

David MacGregor | Chelsea Center for the Arts

David MacGregor, playwright and a Resident Artist at the Purple Rose Theatre, has produced plays such as The Late Great Henry Boyle (2006), Vino Veritas (2008), Gravity (2010), and Consider the Oyster (2011). Gravity was nominated for

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 Literary Arts Director at The Neutral Zone (Ann Arbor’s teen center). He is the

Jerry Dennis | River Gallery

Jerry Dennis has emerged as one of America’s most celebrated writers about nature and the outdoors. His essays in publications such as Audubon, Smithsonian, and National Geographic Traveler have won many awards and are frequently reprinted


Photos by Burrill Strong Photography



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