The State of the Book

. September 28, 2012.
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To celebrate Michigan’s rich literary history and vibrant future, the 826 Foundation, Fiction Writers Review and the University of Michigan’s MFA Program in Creative Writing is hosting a day-long series of literary events. The State of the Book, a mini-symposium that features prominent local and national writers, will cover everything from teen poetry to digital publishing and host conversations with notable authors. 826michigan founder Dave Eggers will be on hand working with students involved with the foundation. The keynote event features award-winning novelist Charles Baxter and Philip Levine, former Poet Laureate of the United States and Pulitzer Prize winner.

10:15am. Rackham Auditorium, 915 E. Washington St. 734-761-3463. www.826michigan.org—JG

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