Arts & Culture
1:08 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

Journal 'Great Lakes Review' Gathers Local Authors, Editors

Whether authors prefer writing on computer, by hand, or by typewriter, the editors and readers of the Great Lakes Review are interested in what creative writing is out there.
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Even in an increasingly digital world, there is still a place for the printed page.  Two years ago, a group of writers and editors from around the Great Lakes region pooled their resources to found a new literary journal. 

The Great Lakes Review began in Ohio, through the efforts of Rob Jackson, but the magazine, which comes out twice a year, now encompasses editors and writers from the United States and Canada.

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Arts & Culture
1:55 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Writing as a Way of Thinking & Discovering

Writing helps people think and discover themselves and the world around them.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich speaks with author Scott Russell Sanders.

Writer Scott Russell Sanders is loved by many for novels and essays, many of which carry a nature theme.  But while the environment does play a significant, vital role in his books such as A Conservationist Manifesto and his latest, Divine Animal, it’s not the only issue that he writes about.

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Arts & Culture
11:19 am
Wed February 12, 2014

Israeli TV's Influence on the American Small Screen

Israeli writer Ron Leshem was in Milwaukee in late January to talk about Israeli TV.
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Ron Leshem speaks with Lake Effect's Bonnie North.

Most of us in the US think that we, or possibly the Brits, make the best television in the world. 

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Arts & Culture
1:55 pm
Thu October 3, 2013

Writing Workshop for Victims of Sexual Violence & Human Trafficking

This intensive testimonial writing workshop takes place October 5 and 6.
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Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews Rachel Monaco-Wilcox and Ann Angel.

Writing as healing comes first and then participants can move to writing as testimony, Mount Mary professor Ann Angel explains.

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