Ann Arbor bookstore owners win 2017 recognition

. July 5, 2017.
auntag

The Kerrytown BookFest has named Robin and Jamie Agnew, owners of Aunt Agatha’s Mystery Bookstore, as the winners of the 2017 Community Book Award. This annual award honors a local who helps create and retain a vital book culture.

The Mystery Writers of America also honored the Agnews in 2013 with the Raven Award, given for service to the mystery community outside the realm of creative writing.

According to Kerrytown BookFest Board President Lynn Pellerito Riehl, “(we)  would not be celebrating our 15th anniversary if Robin and Jamie Agnew had not put time, effort and love into this event, and we are forever grateful to them for giving so much time to such an important Ann Arbor experience… They are most deserving of this award and we hope they know how much the community has appreciated their efforts.”

Trending

Brandon Grafius Readying Release of Highways and Backroads

Highways and Backroads comes out May 31   Brandon Grafius is at the forefront of a new wave of folk revivalists, or maybe we should say folk preservationists? Really, Grafius has his own splendid signature laced through the rousing-yet-breezy arrangements on Highways and Backroads, a full-length album he’ll be releasing at the end of May. Grafius is

Faster, Higher, Stronger at 2018 Cannabis Olympics

Local budtenders ply skills at first ever Washtenaw County Cannabis Competition

Youth Poets Turn Up the Volume

19 Writers Competed for Poetry Slam Title

Ani in Ann Arbor: A Look at 6 of the Singer-Songwriter’s A2 Shows

Photos from the archive show Ani DiFranco through the years in Ann Arbor.