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The Great Lakes Writers Festival is held annually at Lakeland College, and is always free and open to the public. The event is hosted by Karl Elder, Lakeland's Fessler Professor of Creative Writing, and provides seasoned and emerging writers the opportunity to talk with peers, to discuss their work, and to learn from the pros in workshops. To register for the festival, email email@example.com.
In addition to participating in all workshops, alumni and friends are invited to attend a complimentary reception and reading by the featured writers! This years featured writers are poet Michael Kriesel and one of Lakeland's own, Shannon Kring Buset `96, author of Sister Salty, Sister Sweet.
The reception and reading are free of charge, but registration is required.
6:30 p.m. Wine & cheese reception
7:30 p.m. Readings by featured writers Michael Kriesel and Shannon Kring Buset `96
8:30 p.m. Book signing
To learn more about the festival go to www.greatlakeswritersfestival.org