Upcoming events for APRIL!!!!! Including MNB info.

What's happening in my book future. Whew. A lot and it's so fun. March 29 THE JACK RIDL VISITING WRITERS SERIES OF HOPE COLLEGE | 2023Anne-Marie Oomen and poet Jack Ridl will be in conversation. March 29, 7:00 p.m. Literary Conversation and Q&A Herrick District Library, 300 S River Ave. Holland, MIPlease join for cake and cookies afterwards to celebrate the series’ 40th anniversary! April

Anne-Marie gets to Interview Anna Quindlen???

Excuse all the exclamation points but OMG!!! I just learned that I will have the honor of interviewing a writer on whom I've had a literary crush for years! I can't quite believe it yet, but I will be on stage of the Opera House with Anna Quindlen. Yes, the Anna Quindlen who wrote "One True Thing" and a couple dozen other great reads, who

Chat with the Authors: Anne-Marie and Jacob Wheeler

On Thursday, December 15, at 6 pm at the Oliver Art Center in Frankfort, award-winning local authors Anne-Marie Oomen and Jacob Wheeler will host a lively literary conversation and read from our new nonfiction books — As Long as I Know You (Oomen) and Angel of the Garbage Dump (Wheeler). These wide-ranging nonfiction books promise an absorbing read, and make fabulous holiday gifts. Join us

November is Packed!! Join me for the fun.

November 3, 2022, 7:30 pm. Anne-Marie Oomen with be reading at Ludington Public Library, Ludington, MI. Visit Ludington Public Library for, “…[t]he story of one daughter’s journey to her mother’s heart.” Ludington Writers will host a talk with Anne-Marie Oomen, author of As Long as I Know You: The Mom Book, in Ludington Library’s West Shore Bank Room. As Long as I Know You is


Mark your calendars for October 6, 5:30-7:30, Kirkbride Hall for a sensational launch of AS LONG AS I KNOW YOU; THE MOM BOOK complete with readings (multiple voices), a song for the book (Miriam Pico and Patrick Niemisto) and the opportunity to support Michigan Writers. The launch is a Michigan Writers fundraiser so every book you buy at the launch will support local writers.

First READING for my new book AS LONG AS I KNOW YOU: The Mom Book

Interlochen Writers Retreat, June 6, 7:00 I'll be reading from my new book AS LONG AS I KNOW YOU: THE MOM BOOK, an award-winning memoir at the Interlochen Writers Retreat, Monday evening, June 6, 7:00. AND I'll be sharing the stage with Eric May, author of the novel BEDROCK FAITHThe Writing House, Interlochen Center for the Arts, Interlochen, MI

On the Precipice: Pastels and Poems in conversation

 "On the Precipice" pairs nine of Linda Alice Dewey's lovely pastels with nine poems I wrote, inspired by her images and our conversations.  The poems and pastels are now on exhibit at the Oliver Art Center one more week (June 10-25, 2021), in the beautiful small gallery--a quietly meditative space.  In this time when everything seems to be speeding up, and we face the "return"

Join Me: Spring/Summer Schedule 2019

Anne-Marie’s calendar for spring/summer book events. • May 2, 5:00 pm, Lake Michigan Mermaid: The Story of the Story, Jonesville District Library, 310 Church St., Jonesville. This is a Michigan Notable Book Tour event. • May 16, 2:15 pm, Conference for Study of Midwestern Literature, conference panel. Bonnie Jo Campbell’s heroes. Kellogg Conference Center, 219 S. Harrison Road, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 (Books available!) • Monday,

6/15/2018 Glen Arbor Art Center

June 15 @ 6:30-8:30 PM Book Presentation at Glen Arbor Art Center of The Lake Michigan Mermaid with authors Linda Nemec Foster and Anne-Marie Oomen, Glen Arbor Art Center, Glen Arbor, MI. This program will feature an interview with Linda and Anne-Marie conducted by Sarah Bearup-Neal, GAAC’s Gallery Manager, that will highlight the dynamics of collaboration, the writing process, and the history of the project.

6/13/2018 Interlochen Writers Retreat

June 13, 10:30-11:45 AM Book presentation of The Lake Michigan Mermaid with Authors Linda Nemec Foster and Anne-Marie Oomen. Interlochen Writers Retreat, Interlochen, MI. Registration required. For more info, contact Betsy Braun and betsy.braun@interlochen.org or call the College of Creative Arts, Interlochen Center for the Arts.