Midwest Literary Walk

. April 1, 2015.
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Between the prestige of U-M’s Helen Zell Writers’ Program, a number of successful independent bookstores, and a host of annual literary festivals, Washtenaw County is a literary locale. The Midwest Literary Walk plays a prominent role. The 7th annual spring festival welcomes  esteemed authors of—fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Giving attendees a chance to interact with the writers, the festival features readings and Q and A’s at the Chelsea Train Depot, Chelsea Alehouse, and the Chelsea Clocktower Commons. Lineup: Rebecca Scherm (author of Unbecoming), Edward Hirsch (award-winning poet and essayist), Davy Rothbart (author of My Heart is an Idiot and The Lone Surfer of Montana, Kansas) Clayton Eshleman (translator and acclaimed poet), and Angela Flournoy (author of The Turner House), among others. Books available for purchase and signing.

Saturday, April 25, 11am-6:30pm, Free. (734) 475-8732. chelsea.lib.mi.us

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