HESSEL — Hessel School House — Avery Arts and Nature Learning Center will host an Upper Peninsula Writer’s Symposium on Saturday, June 22.
The full-day symposium offers a series of educational workshops that will ignite creativity and enhance writing skills. The event is hosted in partnership with the Upper Peninsula Publishers and Authors Association and is made possible from the support from Arts Midwest, Michigan Arts and Culture Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
The Upper Peninsula Writer’s Symposium is designed to provide a platform for writers of all skill levels to learn, grow and connect with fellow wordsmiths. Whether a budding novelist, a seasoned poet or simply someone who loves the written word, this event is catered to all creative needs.
One of the highlights of the symposium will be the keynote address by New York bestselling author Angeline Boulley.
Boulley is an enrolled member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, known for her captivating storytelling and profound cultural insights. “Firekeeper’s Daughter” was her debut novel. Her second book, “Warrior Girl Unearthed,” was released in summer 2023.
Boulley will share her journey as a writer and offer valuable advice to inspire and motivate attendees on their own writing paths.
In addition to the enriching workshops and an engaging keynote address, participants will also be provided with a delicious catered lunch, fostering networking opportunities and the chance to connect with fellow writers.
Registration is slated to open in March. Registration details and further information can be found at www.hesselschoolhouse.org