author http://wkar.org en Notable Books author returns home to celebrate Michigan letters http://wkar.org/post/notable-books-author-returns-home-celebrate-michigan-letters <p dir="ltr" id="docs-internal-guid-6c838905-993c-a497-7e56-726a992b4969" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:19px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">On Saturday, the <a href="http://www.libraryofmichiganfoundation.org/">Library of Michigan Foundation</a> will hold its annual Night for Notables event, honoring the authors of books that were named Michigan Notable Books for 2014. <span style="font-size:19px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">The keynote speaker at tomorrow’s event is <a href="http://www.authorstevehamilton.com/">Steve Hamilton</a>. &nbsp;His book “Misery Bay” was a Michigan Notable Book for 2012.</span></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:19px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;"> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 17:02:37 +0000 Mark Bashore & Scott Pohl 52749 at http://wkar.org Notable Books author returns home to celebrate Michigan letters Current State #68 | April 17, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-68-april-17-2013 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today on Current State: Former priest makes his case for change in the Catholic Church; MSU Science Fest ; Author David Shields; &nbsp;and Hospice of Lansing.</span></p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 18:01:50 +0000 Current State 34424 at http://wkar.org Author David Shields shuns novels, favors hybrid storytelling http://wkar.org/post/author-david-shields-shuns-novels-favors-hybrid-storytelling <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Renowned author <a href="http://davidshields.com/">David Shields</a> will be on the MSU campus at Wells Hall today (Wednesday, April 17) for a lecture on his latest book </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">How Literature Saved My Life. </em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The author of 14 books and the Milliman Distinguished Writer-in-Residence at the University of Washington. Shields discusses his work and his take on current literary storytelling.</span></p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 17:17:52 +0000 Current State 34423 at http://wkar.org Author David Shields shuns novels, favors hybrid storytelling Birbiglia to Perform at Wharton Center http://wkar.org/post/birbiglia-perform-wharton-center <p>Comedian and author Mike Birbiglia is coming to MSU&#39;s Wharton Center. WKAR&#39;s Melissa Benmark spoke with him about his appearances on public radio&#39;s &quot;This American Life,&quot; teen angst, and what medium he is most comfortable working in. Fri, 17 Feb 2012 05:00:02 +0000 Melissa Benmark 12609 at http://wkar.org Birbiglia to Perform at Wharton Center