May 9-10, 2013—Janet Heller will be reading her poetry, having her play performed, and autographing her books at Writing the Midwest, the annual conference of the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature, in the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center at Michigan State University, 219 S. Harrison Rd. in East Lansing, MI 48823. Janet will be reading “Selections from Exodus,” a forthcoming poetry book, on Thursday May 9 from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m., and her play The Cell Phone will be performed and discussed on Friday May 10 from 10:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Her books include the award-winning children's book about bullying How the Moon Regained Her Shape (Sylvan Dell, 2006), her poetry books Traffic Stop (Finishing Line Press, 2011) and Folk Concert: Changing Times (Anaphora Literary Press, 2012), and her book of literary criticism Coleridge, Lamb, Hazlitt, and the Reader of Drama (University of Missouri Press, 1990). The website is www.ssml.org/symposium The phone number of the Kellogg Center is (517) 432-4000.
Causes Janet Heller Supports
National Trust for Historic Preservation, Nature Conservancy, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Autism Speaks,