Essence of Motown Literary Jam & Conference November 11th & 12th in Detroit!

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The Essence of Motown Literary Jam & Conference

November 11th – 12th, 2011

Virgil Carr Cultural Center | 311 E Grand River, Detroit, Michigan 48226 (

* most events are FREE to public

To celebrate the written word in Metro Detroit with every reader and writer around!

There is a $40 fee to attend any writing workshops and the Passion Fruit Poetry Session by itself is $20 and both fees can be paid at the door the day of the event. Vendors must register at in advance. No vendor tables can be purchased the day of the event. You can just RSVP for this event (if you're a reader or want to pay at the door). Thanks in advance!

Friday: Open Mic Poetry, Networking, Meet & Greet and Passion Fruit Expression*


- Writing, Publishing & Marketing Workshops w/lunch plus Poetry Panel

-Literary Marketplace for author signings, discussions, new book releases by local authors & more!

-Literary Discussion by community leaders: How can organizations and citizens help increase literacy in Metro Detroit?

The Literary Loft | Versandra Kennebrew Intl | EnigmaGraphics | Motown Writers Network | Rolling Out Magazine | Penguin Books | AND Communications | EchoVerse | Detroit Impact Center | 360DigitalBooks | HubBooks

Readers are encouraged to bring books (new or gently used) for donations to our Motown Literacy Project to increase literacy in Metro Detroit! Giveaways (including 2 Amazon Kindles and more) will take place all weekend for readers and authors.

Meet readers, authors, literary organizations, community leaders and more as we increase literacy & strengthen the literary network in Metro Detroit!

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Networking is key to our survival as writers and authors! This is your chance to learn, network and connect!