Michigan Writers Symposium collection Edit


MSS 241 large


  • 1992-1998 (Creation)


  • 1.6 Linear Feet (Whole)
    7 boxes

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  • Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is open for research.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

  • Preferred Citation

    Item, Folder number and/or title, Box number, Michigan Writers Symposium collection, MSS 241, Special Collections, MSU Libraries, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Accession information unknown.

  • Processing Information

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  • Biographical / Historical

    Sponsored by the Michigan State University Libraries, the symposia were held at Michigan State University 1992 through 1995, 1997 and 1998. Symposium themes include “American Indian Authors,” “A Tribute to Isabel Miller,” “ Campus Writers and Poets,” “A Sumac Reunion,” and “ The Fourth Genre: Creative Nonfiction.” Featured are authors Marcia Aldrich, Gogisgi/Carroll Arnett, Betty Louise Bell, Joseph Bednarik, Stuart Dybek, Richard Ford, Katherine V. Forrest, Dan Gerber, Barbara Grier, Jim Harrison, Gordon Henry, William S. Penn, Lev Raphael, Robert Root, Anita Skeen, John Smolens, Michael Steinberg, Diane Wakoski, and Ted Weesner.

  • Scope and Contents

    The Michigan Writers symposia were sponsored by the Michigan State University Libraries and held at Michigan State University from 1992 to 1998, except 1996. Sound recordings, publicity material, photographs and correspondence are included.

  • Arrangement

    Materials are arranged chronologically by year.

  • Table of Contents

    Nov. 6, 1992, Fairchild Theatre. Richard Ford, Jim Harrison, Ted Weesner, Dan Gerber -- Nov. 12, 1993, featuring American Indian authors, Kellogg Center Auditorium. Gogisgi/Carroll Arnett, Betty Louise Bell, Gordon Henry -- Nov. 5, 1994: "A tribute to Isabel Miller," Kellog Center Auditorium. Anita Skeen, Lev Raphael, Barbara Grier, Katherine V. Forrest -- Nov. 11, 1995, "Campus Writers and Poets," Kellog Center Auditorium. Marcia Aldrich, William S. Penn, John Smolens, Diane Wakoski -- Nov. 6, 1997, "A Sumac Reunion," Michigan State University Union Building. Dan Gerber, Jim Harrison, Joseph Bednarik -- Nov. 12, 1998, "The Fourth Genre: Creative Nonfiction," Michigan State University Union Building. Stuart Dybek, Michael Steinberg, Robert Root, Marcia Aldrich.

  • Uncontrolled Related/Analytical Title

    A tribute to Isabel Miller.

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    Campus writers and poets.

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    A Sumac reunion.

  • Uncontrolled Related/Analytical Title

    The fourth genre: Creative nonfiction.