Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Motown Writers Network

Essence of Motown Writers Alliance is proud to host the Motown Writers & Readers Literary Meet and Greet, August 12th, 2006 from 11am to 1pm.

Reader & Participant Entrance Fee: FREE
Vendors: $10(plus a promotion or book donation)

Topics of Discussion: *Working Together to create a stronger Literary
Community in Metro Detroit

*Marketing and Promoting Before & After
Publishing & Reaching the Reader

Network and discuss with Guest Author Speakers (TBA), EMWA Faculty, Writers, Readers and Authors. Promote and sell your books and find other writers in your genre.

Refreshments provided. Raffles and social networking encouraged.
For more information: 313.289.8614
The Detroit Public Library Main Branch on Woodward (in basement staff lounge)

For more information, please contact Sylvia Hubbard,, 313.289.8614 or to register immediately, go here.

Upcoming events for Motown Writers Network

Second Time Media & Communications presents: 1st Annual Black Tie Literary Gala
August 18th, 2006 at the Winder Inn 234 Winder St. Detroit, MI 48201.
"Promoting Literacy and Diversity in the City of Detroit" For more information
please call: 313-263-2711 or purchase your tickets here.
Admission: $60
Date & Time: August 18, 2006

Urban Books Symposium @ Detroit Public Library & Southfield Public Library
Guest authors: Erica Martin, author of Serenity Place, White Chocolate, author of Sex of Hood, & Eddie Allen, author of The Low Road & more.

Join guest authors and readers in an open discussion about the urban book industry. Refreshments provided.
Admission: FREE
Date & Time: TBA
Visit here more information.

Southeastern Michigan Book Club Mingle @ The Shrine of The Black Madonna.
Join book clubs from around Metro Detroit as they come together for a night of discussion, performances by local authors and poets, and more.
Admission: FREE
Date & Time: October 21, 2006 Time TBA
Website Coming

Pen to Paper Literary Symposium
Butterfly Press is hosting the Third Annual Pen to Paper Literary Symposium on Friday, October 6, 2006 and Saturday, October 7, 2006, and we invite you to attend, participate and learn about self-publishing. The symposium will be held in Dayton, Ohio at the Crowne Plaza. Our objective is to assist aspiring writers and authors through the process of self-publishing by providing industry experts and insight from published authors.
Guest Authors: Dan Poynter & More
Date & Time: October 6th - 7th
Visit their site for more information.

The Essence of Motown Writers Alliance Literary Conference @ Cobo Hall
Guest Authors & Poets: Carl Weber, Victoria Christopher Murray, Jessica Care Moore, Torian Ferguson, Emanuel Carpenter, Dana Davison, Valerie Coleman, Janaya Black, Erica Martin, Tracy Bettis & More
Date & Time: November 10th – 12th

To find out more about these events, please Sylvia Hubbard, Founder of Motown Writers Network, at, or call 313.289.8614.

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