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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: On Purpose: A Conversation with Vic Strecher and Jim Ottaviani

Strecher’s experience of being “broken open” after the death of his daughter Julia set him on a life transforming journey through ancient and modern philosophy, literature, psychology, neuroscience, and Egyptology. Along the way, Vic was introduced to an unlikely role model: a six-legged superhero whose unique relationship with a ball of excrement forever altered Vic’s […]

Author’s Forum Presents: Staging Ground: An American Theater and Its Ghosts

The Author’s Forum presents Staging Ground: An American Theater and Its Ghosts, which features a short reading by Ann Arbor author Leslie Stainton followed by conversation with Stainton, Jim Leija (University Musical Society), Martin Walsh (actor and U-M instructor) and Leigh Woods (actor and U-M theater professor). Interweaving past and present, private anecdote and public record, […]