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The Motown Literary Network has been live on blogtalkradio.com since fall of 2009, with nearly 10,000 downloads. Our 30 minute, weekly show airs Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. EST with a focus on everything related to the literary world, from the writing process to author highlights to the nuts and bolts of publishing. Although the show can be heard by listeners all over the world, and our guests may come from all over the country, our target audience is readers and writers in Michigan with an interest in the Michigan literary community. Established in 2000, Motown Writers Network and The Michigan Literary Network were created to strengthen Michigan's Literary Community. Drawing readers, writers, authors, poets and more together, the networks' mission is to connect readers to Michigan literary works, educate and connect writers and poets to resources, provide events and venues for authors to showcase their work and a lot more. To sign up for updates on The Michigan Literary Network, scroll below. Visit our website and help strengthen the Michigan Literary Network, by sending our information to other readers and writers!

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Today's guests are Tenita Johnson, Valerie Coleman & LaTanya Orr to discuss the May 20th Red Ink Conference 2017 - The Premier Conference for Editors & Writers. This is the second Red Ink Conference hosted by Tenita Johnson's So It Is Written company. Along with Johnson, each guest owns her own company that assists writers in the journey of uplifting their craft. They're coming together for The Red Ink Conference on May 20, 2017 to assist those who are serious about writing, publishing and marketing an award winning book. It will be a one-stop event to: Understanding how to write from an editor's perspective Aquiring industry secrets on how to magnify and monetize your message Mastering brand marketing t leverage your expertise and attractmore readers.
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Today, we close out National Poetry Month with on-air LIVE readings from Detroit poets. Several Detroit-area poets answered the invitation to read their poetry on-air to help us close out #NPM with a boom! Each poet will read one poem up... more

Today's guest is author Marcus Allen Weldon to talk about his debut book The Santa Shooter. MARCUS ALLEN WELDON is an entrepreneur, community activist and now an author, who is a voice for young, African American men.... more

Today's guest is Detroit poet, Rhonda Welsh, whose new book is "Musings of an Adult Onset Swan." Rhonda's soulful delivery and thought-provoking topics are always sure to inspire and entertain audiences. A regular on the arts and culture... more

Today's guest is the phenomenol poet, teacher editor Deonte Osayande. His newly published book is "Class." Deonte Osayande is a former track and field sprinter turned writer from Detroit, Mi. He writes nonfiction and poetry and his... more

Today's guest is Renee Smith, president of the Detroit Chapter of Women Entrepreneurs of America, which is holding a Detroit Authors Networking Event on March 31. The Detroit Chapter of Women Entrepreneurs of America is hosting a... more

Today's guest is playwright, Marvin Thompson, Jr. who's new production "Two Chairs" premieres March 18, 2017 at Light Box in Detroit. About "Two Chairs": It's History. From the voices that lived it. Marvin Thompson Jr.'s Two Chairs is an... more

Today's guest is Chuck Sambuchino from Writer's Digest and the GUIDE TO LITERARY AGENTS. Chuck, along with others will be teaching on March 25, 2017 at the 2017 Michigan Writing Workshop, a one-day writers conference... more

Today's guest is Dr. Eddie Connor, Jr.,international speaker, college professor, radio/tv correspondant, and author of seven books. His new book is Dear Queen. Dr. Eddie is a survivor of stage 4 cancer and empowers people to overcome... more

Today's guest is poet, author, event producer & proud Detroiter, Joel "Fluent" Greene. Green is the author of three books, Poems of Bungalow &Concrete, Waxing & Waning, and his latest book is "Somewhere in the Middle: Love... more
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