DWGuild Presents the 6th Annual Midtown Literary Walk
September 2, 2017
1st Stop: HANNAN HOUSE CAFE, NOON
5057 Woodward Avenue, 9th Floor, Detroit, Michigan Featuring PETER HO DAVIES (Novelist and Author of best selling book, The Fortunes) and MARY JO FIRTH GILLETT (Kresge Fellowship Winning Poet and Author of Soluble Fish)
2nd Stop: SOCRA TEA ROOM, 1:00 p.m.
71 Garfield St Suite 50, Detroit, Michigan Featuring JIM DANIELS (Pittsburgh Poet and Author of numerous award winning books, including Rowing Inland, part of WSU Press's Made in Michigan Series) and DAHVEED NELSON (Founding Member of The Last Poets, now living in Ghana, Africa)
3rd Stop: N'NAMDI CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART, 2:30 p.m.
52 E Forest Ave, Detroit, Michigan Featuring AL YOUNG (Native Detroiter and former Poet Laureate of California) with Acclaimed Bassist and Kresge Fellow MARION HAYDEN introduced by Detroit Poet MELBA JOYCE BOYD, then JANET KAUFFMAN (Award Winning Michigan Poet and Fiction Writer whose new book, Eco-Dementia, is part of the WSU Press Made in Michigan Series)