Entries by AABF

Volunteer With the Ann Arbor Book Festival!

We need YOU to help make the 11th Annual Ann Arbor Book Festival as successful as years past! Here are some things we need help with: Publicity Fundraising Planning the Street Fair, Book Crawl, and Writer’s Conference For more details, see our List of Volunteer Opportunities or contact us at: volunteers@aabookfestival.org

Miami Book Fair International!

Book View Now Presents the Miami Book Fair International 2014 November 21-23, 2014 The three-day coverage—from Friday through Sunday will include a daily live stream presentation of selected interviews, panels, and on-the-street fair segments. See more at: http://www.pbs.org/book-view-now/home/

Have a short story, essay, or poem about winter? Submit to Pilcrow & Dagger Literary Journal!

The Pilcrow & Dagger Literary Journal features original and creative short stories, essays, and poetry from writers from all walks-of-life. They will publish 8 issues per year with their premier issue coming out online and available on their website on January 15, 2015. The second issue will be released on March 1st. Submissions open for […]

Get Ready for the first Author’s Forum of the Fall Semester!

Author’s Forum Presents: Fourth and Long: The Fight for the Soul of College Football, A Conversation with John U. Bacon and Tyran Steward In search of the sport’s old ideals amid the roaring flood of hypocrisy and greed, bestselling author John U. Bacon embedded himself in four college football programs—Penn State, Ohio State, Michigan, and […]

Ann Arbor Book Festival covered in the Current!

This year’s festival offers a glimpse at new trends in book culture in Ann Arbor. by Russ Brakefield The demise of Borders is not a new story, nor is the recent revitalization of independent book culture in Ann Arbor and across the country. According to the American Booksellers Association, over forty-one independent bookstores opened nationally […]

Author’s Forum Presents: A Staged Reading of Kristina Lugn’s play “Ruth and Roger”

Chicago-based Akvavit Theatre performs a staged reading of a play by Swedish poet and dramatist Kristina Lugn, followed by discussion with Lugn and the actors. Lugn touches subjects of loneliness, death and middle-age crises with irony, cynicism and black humour. A beloved and appreciated playwright in Sweden, her plays have been staged at various prestigious […]