For Immediate Release Contact: Sylvia Hubbard
Popular Writers Group Hosts Annual Celebration of Literacy
Detroit, MI (July 31, 2009)—Motown Writers Network presents its sixth annual Essence of Motown Literary Meet and Greet showcasing local and national authors on Saturday, August 8 from 11am-2pm at Barnes and Noble (WSU Campus) . Panelists will discuss areas such as marketing and promoting before and after publishing, finding readers and working together to create a stronger reading community.
More than 50 popular authors are scheduled to attend the event that has grown into one of Michigan’s premier literacy and literary events. Dozens of book lovers of all ages will experience the joys of purchasing autographed books, hearing passages from their favorite authors and and celebrating the written word. Some of the featured authors include:
- , poet and recording artist
- Karen White Owens, best-selling romance author
- Jacqueline D. Moore, African American Literary Award Nominee
- Sandra Epps, author and artist
- Monique Mensah, new author of dramatic fiction
“In a city that plays host to a multitude of writing talent, there are, surprisingly, very few outlets for networking within the Detroit literary community,” admits Motown Writers Network founder Sylvia Hubbard. “Aspiring Metro Detroit writers and authors will be happy to forego their otherwise national travels to attend this wondrous local event.”
Motown Writers Network,which began in 2004, brings together literary groups, readers, poets, illustrators and publishing professionals in order to strengthen the literary community.
For more information or to register call (313)289-8614