Anna Clark is a freelance journalist in Detroit. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The New Republic, the Columbia Journalism Review, Next City, and other publications. She is the director of applications for Write A House and founder of Literary Detroit. Anna is the author of Michigan Literary Luminaries: From Elmore Leonard to Robert Hayden and she edited A Detroit Anthology, a 2015 Michigan Notable Book.
Motown Literary Women Event 2016
March 19, 2016 11am
Location: Skillman Detroit Public Library, 121 Gratiot Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48226
Early Bird Tickets are due before December 31st
VIP Tickets can be purchased until February 1st – Purchasers will receive seating, a VIP signing with author from 11am to 11:30am with special guest authors, a special bag of books, promotional materials and $10 coupon off 2017 Luncheon.
Bringing the literary spirit back to Detroit, Motown Writers Network hosts the Motown Literary Women Brunch to raise money for literary efforts around the City of Detroit.
We invite readers, bookclub attendees, writers and authors to join us to celebrate not only the literary women in Michigan, but also the love of books in Detroit.
Bring your best hat, wear your Sunday dress and show your love for books by supporting the authors we will have speaking, inspiring and bringing you together.
All Monetary Donations will go toward our adopted organizations and literary sponsors to provide more reading material and programs around The City of Detroit.
Lists of authors and sponsors to come… Sign up early for your ticket. The earlier the better.
For Immediate Release Media Contact:
March 1, 2016 Andrea Daniel
Motown Writers Network Hosts
the Motown Literary Women’s Brunch
DETROIT – The Motown Writers Network is spreading the literary spirit in Detroit for Women’s History Month with the Motown Literary Women’s Brunch on Saturday, March 19, 2016.
In addition to celebrating Michigan women who write the event is geared toward uplifting the love of books in Detroit and will raise funds for literary efforts throughout the city.
“Detroit is rich with women writers,” says Sylvia Hubbard, author and founder of Motown Writers Network. “Our goal has always been to celebrate and support all writers, but with this event we shine the light on the talented women in Michigan who have contributed great literary works to the world. At the same time we want to let people know that Detroit is a place for readers.”
Included in the event is a Literary Women’s Panel Discussion with panelists:
- Anna Clark, freelance writer and editor of “A Detroit Anthology”
- Oneita Jackson, former Detroit Free Press columnist and editor, and author of “Nappy-Headed Negro Syndrome”
- Casey Rocheteau, 2014 Write A House Recipient, poet, and author of “Knocked Up on Yes”
Joining as a moderator for the discussion will be Karen Dumas, radio personality and Detroit political analyst. There will also be additional vendors of women authors, literacy organizations and literary services. Sponsors for this event are Smashwords.com, Dakota Avenue West Publishing, and Rose Marie Wilson.
The event is for writers, authors, and book lovers. Proceeds and monetary donations will go toward the Motown Writers Network’s adopted organizations and literary sponsors to provide more reading opportunities around the city of Detroit.
The Motown Writers Network’s Motown Literary Women’s Brunch is 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, March 19, 2016 at the Detroit Public Library Skillman Branch, 121 Gratiot. The event is free to the public, with limited VIP tickets for an exclusive Meet & Greet and swag bags included. For more information and to RSVP visithttp://motownwriters.com/womensbrunch.