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Arts & Life

How Traverse City became a top destination for famous authors

The riverfront in Traverse City
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The riverfront in Traverse City

 

The National Writers Series of Traverse City hits a big milestone this week. It will host its 100th author event.

Quite a mark to hit for something that began in June of 2009.

Doug Stantonand Anne Stanton are co-founders of the National Writers Series. They joined us to talk about how the National Writers Series came to be, and take a look back at some of the writers they’ve drawn to Traverse City.

“Traverse City has become really one of the top five book tour stops in the country for authors coming out of New York or Los Angeles,” Doug said. “It’s just really been an amazing experience.”

Listen to our conversation above for more.

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