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Library of Michigan Announces Anne-Marie Oomen as 2023-2024 Michigan Author Award Recipient

Date: December 11, 2023 LANSING – The Library of Michigan is pleased to announce Anne-Marie Oomen as the recipient of the 2023-2024 Michigan Author Award. Anne-Marie Oomen is the founding editor of Dunes Review, former president of Michigan Writers, and instructor at Solstice MFA in Creative Writing at Lasell University in Massachusetts and at Interlochen College of Creative Arts. She appears at conferences throughout the country. After nearly 20 years teaching all

The Make Meaning Podcast | Episode 149 – Anne-Marie Oomen – Writing through Family

The Make Meaning Podcast Episode 149 – Anne-Marie Oomen - Writing through Family   Lynne Golodner first met Anne-Marie Oomen at Goddard College, where Lynne was beginning her MFA in Writing and Anne-Marie was graduating. A fellow Michigan resident who calls the forests and hills of the Lake Michigan shores her home, Anne-Marie serves on the board of Michigan Writers where Lynne is now in charge of Marketing.

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

Going to AWP, Seattle!!!!

Whoopie! I will be attending AWP conference in Seattle, March 9-11 as the AWP Sue Silverman Award-winner in Creative Nonfiction ’21. I consider this an honor for which I am incredibly grateful, but also great fun and wildly entertaining as I negotiate the hoopla and just hope I can remember people's names--being that when I get nervous that's the first thing to go. Here's what's

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