Rochester Hills Public Library Hosts Inaugural Author Fair for Shop Small Saturday

Meet Michigan Authors at the Library November 30 Rochester’s literary scene comes alive during Shop Small Saturday’s Author Fair hosted by the Rochester Hills Public Library, in partnership with Rochester Writers, on Saturday November 30 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This literary event offers the opportunity to discover Michigan authors from a variety of genres, including some from the Rochester Area. The inaugural program will feature a mix of traditionally published and self-published … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Public Library Seeks Authors for Inaugural Author Fair

Rochester Hills Public Library and Rochester Writers Team Up for Shop Small Saturday Rochester Hills Public Library has partnered with Rochester Writers to host its first author’s fair on Shop Small Saturday, November 30. Authors of all genres are encouraged to apply for a space by July 25. “This is a unique opportunity to highlight talented Michigan authors while participating in Shop Small Saturday,” said Amanda H. Keighley with the Rochester Hills Public Library. “We would like to … [Read more...]

Summer Indie Author Book Festival

Summer Indie Author Book Festival Sponsored by Pages Promotions, LLC BookFest Location Event runs June 22, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. at the The Hilton Garden Inn, and is located at 200 Wilshire Drive, Troy, MI 48084. It's just a stone's throw from I-75, with easy on/off access. The Hilton Garden Inn is a wheelchair accessible, non-smoking facility. Service animals are welcome. Cash and credit cards will be accepted. Free admission and free parking. BookFest Admission Admission to … [Read more...]

Business of Writing at Barnes & Noble in Rochester Hills

Presented by Rochester Writers and Hosted by Michael Dwyer of Rochester Media The Freelance Marketplace Writers’ Group meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. at the Rochester Hills Barnes & Noble Bookstore at 2800 S. Rochester Road (just north of M59). Different topics and guests each month*, but we always discuss the Business of Writing (we are NOT a critique group). Come once, once in a while, or every time. It’s FREE and OPEN to new, published, and working writers, … [Read more...]

11th Annual Rochester Writers’ Conference

The 11th Annual Rochester Writers' Conference Returns to OU “The Writers’ Life” is the theme for Rochester Writers’ annual fall event held on Saturday, October 20, at Oakland University. Presentations Include: What’s My Genre? Memoir Writing – Freeing Your Personal Mythology The Independent Middle-Grade Author Author Readings – How to Prepare and Execute a Reading of Your Own Work Audio Book Publication Magazine Editor Panel What to do BEFORE Publishing Your Book … [Read more...]

Local Author Book Sale at Sterlingfest

Annual Book Sale Grows To New Heights The Sterling Heights Public Library’s signature book sale and signing is returning for its fourth year. On Saturday, July 28, over fifty talented Michigan authors and six local and national writers groups will take part in the library’s Local Author Book Sale. The sale is a prominent feature of the City of Sterling Heights’ annual festival, Sterlingfest. “This is our biggest sale yet,” said Jason Groth, the library’s Public Relations and Programs … [Read more...]

Rochester Writers’ Conference Welcomes Tom Daldin as Morning Keynote

Rochester Writers’ Tenth Annual Fall Conference “Made in Michigan” is the theme for Rochester Writers’ tenth annual fall conference at Oakland University on Saturday, October 21. The morning keynote speaker is Tom Daldin from the PBS TV show, Under the Radar Michigan. Tom is the host and writer of this Emmy award-winning program featuring Michigan destinations. Daldin lives in Downtown Rochester. John D. Lamb, songwriter and director of Springfed Arts, is the afternoon keynote speaker. Lamb … [Read more...]

Writing for Children and Young Adults Writers’ Conference at Oakland University

Rochester Writers’ Spring Writing Conference – April 1, 2017 “Writing for Children and Young Adults” is the theme for Rochester Writers’ annual spring event held on April 1 at Oakland University. For authors and illustrators of any age, this one-day event will focus on designing picture books, writing young adult novels, and publishing middle grade series. Carrie Howland from Empire Literary Agency in New York returns to her home state of Michigan to kick off the conference as the featured … [Read more...]

Freelance Marketplace Writers’ Group

The Freelance Marketplace Writers’ Group meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. at the Rochester Hills Barnes & Noble Bookstore at 2800 S. Rochester Road (just north of M59). Different topics and guests each month*, but we always discuss the Business of Writing (we are NOT a critique group). Come once, once in a while, or every time. It’s FREE and OPEN to new, published, and working writers, photographers, and illustrators (although most of us are writers). Here are the … [Read more...]

Michigan Authors Coming to Barnes & Noble in Rochester Hills

Three authors not to miss this late fall season will be visiting the Rochester Hills Barnes & Noble Bookstore - Nicole Curtis, Nakesha Woods, and Amy S. Eckert. All different genres from fun and engaging women. Meet the author, get the book signed, and start your holiday shopping. All events are free and open to the public. Nicole Curtis Michigan native and star of the network show Rehab Addict, Nicole Curtis, will be doing a talk, with Q&A, maybe some singing, and a book … [Read more...]