Anne-Marie Oomen | Events
ANNE-MARIE OOMEN, Award-winning Michigan author, writer, poet, Interlochen Arts Academy, Writing Workshops, Poet in Residence, Writer in Residence, Writing Residence
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4/10/2018 Lake Michigan Mermaid Event in GR

April 10, 7:00 - 8:30 PM, Schuler Books and Music, Grand Rapids, reception included April 10, 7:00-8:30 PM, Schuler’s Books and Music, Grand Rapids, reception included. This event will feature readings by Linda Nemec Foster and Anne-Marie Oomen, a PowerPoint presentation, and Q&A. Reception and book signing to follow the program. For more info, contact Whitney Spotts, Author Tours Coordinator, at

3/1/2018 Lake Michigan Mermaid Event

March 1, 7:00 - 8:30 PM, Special prequel launch at Saugatuck Center for the Arts, Saugutuck Intriguing Conversation,  $16 | Cash Bar Ticket includes ​a signed copy!!! Mermaid.aspx MARCH 1 | 7:00 - 8:30 PM Intriguing Conversation with Authors $16 | Cash Bar Ticket includes ​a signed copy of Lake Michigan Mermaid Join authors Linda Nemec Foster and Anne-Marie Oomen with illustrator Meridith Ridl for an exciting book launch celebration and conversation inspired by our exhibition "Surface Tension". During this debut...

Lost Lake Writers Retreat, October 5-7, 2017

I'll be doing a reading and exciting presentation, "A Truer Telling: on Memoir and Revision" on Friday and serving on a panel about inspiration on Saturday. Join me and other Michigan writers for an invigorating literary weekend.

Neruda’s Suitcase

Premier, February 16-17, 2017. NERUDA’S SUITCASE: A MULTIDIMENSIONAL POEM FOR THE STAGE Inspired by the Sale of Lost Luggage, commissioned and and funded by a grant from Michigan Council for the Arts, this collaborative script was further developed with comparative arts students from Interlochen Arts Academy for the 2017 Year of the Pilgrim. Phoenix Theater, Interlochen Center for the Arts. ...

The Truer Telling: Revision in Memoir | Class

The Truer Telling: Revision in Memoir. Wednesday, January 4, 3:30-5:30, Meditation room, Pine Manor College. Class open to auditors. Sign up on Solstice website. $40.00 Class description: Revision in memoir seems like the journey to a truth we didn’t know we knew. To complicate the process, many memoirists (and other prose writers as well) make this journey by first writing incidents, anecdotes or uncontextualized history—those predicted but...

Residency, Chestnut Hill | Winter 2016/17

The Solstice MFA at Pine Manor College, Chestnut Hill, MA, December 30-January 8. Sorry, my workshop is closed except to Solstice students. You can always apply!...

Contemporary Writers Series

Wednesday Nov. 16th, 2016 Wege Auditorium, Aquinas College Campus Contemporary Writer’s Series. Thrilled to be invited back to the Contemporary Writer’s Series to speak as part of the CWS Twentieth Anniversary Greatest Hits celebration. (Now I’m a greatest hit? Just tickled.) Here’s the scoop on this amazing series. The Contemporary Writers Series celebrates its 20th year at Aquinas College with its 2016-2017 season. To date, 78 writers...