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Ink Trails: Michigan’s Famous and Forgotten Authors

September 12, 2012 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Revered as the birthplace of many of the nation’s best known authors, Michigan has also served as inspiration to countless others. In this entertaining program, Michigan Notable Book author Jack Dempsey and his brother Dave will discuss their new book which explores the secrets, legends and myths surrounding some of Michigan’s literary luminaries. Which Michigan poet inspired a state law requiring teachers to assign at least one of his compositions to all students? Which young author emerged from the University of Michigan with a bestselling novel derided by some critics as “vulgar”? And from what Michigan city did Arthur Miller, Robert Frost and Jane Kenyon draw vital inspiration? The answers will all be revealed! A book signing will follow the presentation.

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Date:
September 12, 2012
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Venue

Main Library
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Phone:
616.988.5400

Organizer

Grand Rapids Public Library
Phone:
616.988.5400
Website:
www.grpl.org