PSM 2015 Fall Meeting

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Writer’s Hub – 758 Wealthy St. SE Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Phone: (696) 690-7677


9:30 a.m.    Registration, sign in, coffee & rolls available

10:00 a.m. Call to order, business, including reports and elections

11:00 a.m. Traveling Trophy Contest

Noon         Lunch

1:00 p.m.    Husband and wife Arnold Johnston and Deborah Ann Percy have written, co-written, edited, or translated over twenty books. They live in Kalamazoo and South Haven, Mich. His poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and translations have appeared widely in literary journals and anthologies. His books include two poetry collections—Sonnets: Signs and Portents and What the Earth Taught Us—The Witching Voice: A Play about Robert Burns; Of Earth and Darkness: The Novels of William Golding; and The Witching Voice: A Novel from the Life of Robert Burns. His translations of Jacques Brel’s songs have appeared in numerous musical revues nationwide. Deborah Ann Percy earned the MFA in Creative Writing at Western Michigan University. A book of her short fiction, Cool Front: Stories from Lake Michigan, appeared in 2010 from March Street Press. Their individual and collaborative plays have received awards, production, and publication both nationally and internationally.

2:15 p.m.    Open readings by active membership

2:45 p.m.    Announcement of Traveling Trophy Winner

3:00 p.m.    Adjournment

For reservations, please send a check in the amount of $25.00, made payable to PSM, to:

Julie George, Treasurer
535 Seminole Road
Muskegon, MI 49444

Any questions, please call Polly Opsahl at 989-569-3650.

There are many chain hotels in Grand Rapids. The closest to the Writer’s Hub are:

The Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Downtown 310 Pearl St NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 (616) 235-7611

Comfort Suites Grand Rapids North 350 Dodge Street, Comstock Park, MI, 49321 (616) 785-7899