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NW MI Arts & Culture Network

Michigan Writers & NW MI Arts & Culture Network to Host Virtual Writing Workshop 1/27, 10a-12p

Explore transformational moments & power of the arts with author Anne-Marie Oomen

What are the transformational moments that shaped your creative life? How does Northern Michigan infuse our arts, culture, and communities? What is your story?

Anne-Marie Oomen will lead a free, Zoom writing workshop on Saturday, 1/27/2024, 10am-Noon, that will guide writers in exploring transformational moments and the power of the arts. Co-sponsored by Northwest Michigan Arts and Culture Network and Michigan Writers, the event is open to all interested participants, free of charge but registration is required at  https://nwmiarts.org/telling-our-stories-nomi-arts- -writing-workshop

The Workshop kicks off a series of writing opportunities to create, share and publish pieces rooted in sharing transformational moments and the power of the arts. All are part of a Michigan Arts & Culture Council Community Partners grant project that uses storytelling to focus on exploring the role creativity, arts and culture play in furthering our communities and how our unique, scenic corner of Northern Michigan has infused and informed the works – literary, visual, performance, cultural – that are created here. The project seeks to share the roots of our region’s traditional arts and stimulate discussion, showcase impact and share the uniquely ‘up north’ stories of our creators, culture bearers, and communities.

Following the workshop, participants and regional writers will be able to submit pieces for online publication, readings and convenings. Submissions will be accepted for works of creative nonfiction and poetry up to 1,200 words. Guidelines will be available at and following the workshop. Publication, readings and convenings are slated for spring and summer.

The Community Partners storytelling project also includes the Fresh Coast Creatives series, audio features spotlighting regional artists on Interlochen Public Radio. https://www.interlochenpublicradio.org/tags/fresh-coast-creatives

Register for the 1/27 workshop at: https://nwmiarts.org/telling-our-stories-nomi-arts-culture-writing-workshop Zoom link and materials will be provided in advance during the week of 1/22.

Questions or more information, contact arts@nwmiarts.net.

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