Mikel Classen talks about True Tales: The Forgotten History of the U.P.

Digging deep into the past, U.P. author & historian Mikel Classen uncovers hidden stories in his newest release “True Tales- The Forgotten History of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.” Stories of piracy, lost gold mines, the origin of the Copper Boom, profiles of people of note, Starvation on Isle Royale, and one…

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R.B. Simon, author of THE GOOD TRUTH, and Chris Stark, author of CARNIVAL LIGHTS!

A Room of One’s Own welcomes local poet R.B. Simon, author of The Good Truth, and Lambda Literary Award finalist Chris Stark, author of Carnival Lights, for a virtual conversation on Crowdcast! “The Good Truth, the fiercely validating debut from R.B. Simon, is a blazing manifesto of claiming identities within…

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Creative Writing for Social Change: Re-Dream a Just World

*Time sensitive! Starting soon! Creative Writing for Social Change: Re-Dream a Just World an 8-week multi-genre creative writing class with Anya Achtenberg March 24 through May 12   For writers of fiction, memoir/creative nonfiction, poetry, essay, hybrid forms,  for an extraordinary expansion of creativity in writing as one writes more…

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Patricia Byrnes on the Donna Seebo Show

TRISH - A memoir by Patricia Byrnes

On March 2nd, 2021, The Donna Seebo Show hosted Patricia Byrnes to talk about her memoir “TRISH“. Patricia Byrnes’s life began with being reared by deaf parents during an era when the deaf community was shunned rather than supported. Poverty, alcoholism, incest and poor parenting were the underpinnings of Patricia’s…

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