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Moonlight Book Crawl

2014 Book Crawl

Join us in local restaurants, bars, bookstores, and shops to hear Michigan authors and poets read from their latest works.
Read more about last year’s Book Crawl here.

Street Fair

AABF 2014

Come downtown to the AABF Street Fair, chock full of local vendors (book stores, book arts, etc.), readings, spoken word performances, as well as one-on-one experiences with local authors, booksellers, and small presses! Chalk art! Food! Fun!

Read more about last year’s Street Fair here.

Writer’s Conference

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The Writer’s Conference is a full-day experience where attendees can hone their skills in workshop sessions led by a noted group of writers and instructors.

Read more about last year’s Writer’s Conference here

Winter 2015 Events

Author’s Forum Presents: Bad Blood: A Conversation with Daniel Herwitz and Linda Gregerson

U-M Professor of Philosophy, Comparative Literature and Art History–and former Institute for the Humanities Director– Daniel Herwitz reads from and talks with U-M professor/poet Linda Gregorson about his upcoming memoir Bad Blood. It is a dark family drama about immigrants who fiercely rise in America to positions of wealth and fortune, retaining the deep scars of […]

Author’s Forum Presents: My Beautiful Hook-Nosed Beauty Queen Strut Wave and Wait ‘Til You Have Real Problems: A Conversation with Jeff Kass and Scott Beal

Scott Beal and Jeff Kass are local teachers/instructors who have worked together teaching teenagers in the Literary Arts program at the Neutral Zone for more than a decade. They are co-authors of a previous book,Underneath: The Archeological Approach to Teaching Creative Writing. Both Beal and Kass are fathers of (newly teenaged) daughters as well, and […]