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Reminder: Dzanc Books Fourth Annual Write-a-Thon Fundraiser Starts Today

Each year Dzanc Books hosts a Write-a-Thon to raise money for their charitable endeavors–The Dzanc Prize, the Dzanc Writer-in-Residence Program, Dzanc Day, and numerous other service-oriented endeavors that put writers in communities and classrooms around the country. This year’s Write-a-Thon starts today and runs through Sunday. Though there’s still time to participate! Sponsor a Writer The easiest way to support Dzanc is to sponsor one of the participating authors, a line-up that includes such writers as Laura Van Den Berg, Matt Bell, Eugene Cross, Kellie Wells, and Brian Sousa. Click here for the complete list. Donate No donation is too […]

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Book of the Week: Blue Collar, White Collar, No Collar, edited by Richard Ford

This week’s featured title is Blue Collar, White Collar, No Collar: Stories of Work, edited by Richard Ford. This anthology was created as a benefit for 826michigan, a non-profit organization located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, that is dedicated to supporting students ages 6 to 18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write. They offer drop-in tutoring, writing workshops, storytelling and bookmaking field trips, nighttime and weekend workshops, and various other community-related events and services. All are free of charge, always. Founded by Ann Arbor writer Steven Gillis, 826michigan is a chapter […]