MARQUETTE Ã‚– Liesel Litzenburger, who is teaching fiction writing in the summer visiting writers program at Northern Michigan University, will read from her book, Now You Love Me, a collection of linked stories. The reading is open to the public and free of charge. It will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 26, at the WomenÃ‚’s Federated Clubhouse at 104 West Ridge Street.
Litzenburger has received three Michigan grants in creative writing and has done residencies at Yaddo and The MacDowell Colony.Ã‚ Her short stories and nonfiction have appeared in Michigan Quarterly Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, Poets and Writers, and elsewhere.Ã‚
The writer received her master of fine arts degree in creative writing from Western Michigan University and her bachelorÃ‚’s degree in English from the University of Michigan.
She has held visiting writer positions at New College of the University of South Florida, Saginaw Valley State University, the University of Michigan, Interlochen Arts Academy, St. MaryÃ‚’s College, Alma College, and Western Michigan University.Ã‚ She is now assistant professor of English at Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant.