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2008 Motown Literary Meet and Greet for Readers and Writers

Literary Meet and Greet for Readers & Writers


82 West Warren
Detroit,  MI 48202

SEPTEMBER 13, 2008
10:30am – 1:30pm

In a literary community that needs a pick up, join readers and writers in an wonderful celebration of the written word.

Motown Writers Network hosts the 2008 Motown Literary Meet and Greet, where readers can find out the latest books that are out, check out other Michigan authors and book swap or donate books. Writers can come to network and learn about the business with other professionals.

Find out the latest events and organizations that are working to create a stronger literary community for Michigan. Supporting events such as this benefits and encourages everyone.

Light refreshments will be served.

Guest Authors will include:

  • Paula Tutman, suspense author & WDIV Anchor
  • Poet, Men-Tal, author of Silent Screams
  • Greg O. Jones, urban contemporary author, Destiny Interrupted
  • Kimberly Brooks, Christian Fiction author of He’s saved…But Is He For Real? & The Little Black Survival Book for Single Saints
  • Jessica Care Moore, Poet and Publisher
  • Monica Marie Jones, Young Adult & Urban Contemporary Author of The Ups and Downs of Being Round & newly released, Floss.
  • Sylvia Hubbard, Suspense Romance Author of  Secrets, Lies & Family Ties
  • John Jeffries, author of Stone+Fist+Brick+Bone

Invited literary community guests:

  • Margaret Williamson, President of Pro-Literacy of Detroit
  • Heather Buchanan, founder of Aquarius Press
  • Tracey Frazier, Coordinator of Steps in Faith Writing Challenge
  • Andrea McCatskill, coordinator of the Southeastern Bookclub Mix and Mingle

If you write or read – COME!

If you’ve published or getting published – COME!

If you know a friend who’s a reading fanatic or a writer, bring them and you COME!

If you don’t like to read or write, still COME!

This event is sponsored by

If you would like to sponsor this event or provide media coverage, please contact us at: motownwriters@yahoo.com

5th Annual Authors & Artists Chicago

(The Limitless Possibilities of Literature and Culture)

Kick Off Art Reception:

Friday, September 19th @ 7PM -10PM
The Ven Sherrod Image Gallery
1906 S Halsted
$5 Admission
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5th Annual Authors & Artists Chicago

Saturday, September 20th @ 1PM -6PM
Columbia College
623 S Wabash
$10 Admission
Purchase Ticket <==click here

(The Limitless Possibilities of Literature & Culture)

Now in its fifth year, Authors and Artists Chicago is striving to become the destination cultural event in the city. This years event takes place Friday Sept. 19th with a kickoff art reception and Saturday September 20th with a book fair. The team at 220 Communications hopes you’ll join us for both these enlightening evenings.

Featuring National Author:

Omar Tyree


Omar Tyree, a New York Times best-selling author, a 2001 NAACP Image Award recipient for Outstanding Literature in Fiction, and a 2006 Phyllis Wheatley Literary Award winner for Body of Work in Urban Fiction, has published 15 books and has sold more than 1.8 million copies worldwide.

With a degree in Print Journalism from Howard University in 1991, Tyree has been recognized as one of the most renown contemporary writers in the African-American community. He is also an informed and passionate speaker on various community-related and intellectual topics. Soon to enter the world of feature film making, self-help / business books, and urban children’s books, Tyree is a tireless creator and visionary of few limitations.

Detroit Authors include:

Stephanie L. Jones, Monica Marie Jones, & Sylvia Hubbard

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