March 17th: Steve Gillis and Anna Elizabeth at Crazy Wisdom

On March 17th at 7 PM Steve Gillis, author of Temporary People, will read at Crazy Wisdom Bookstore in Ann Arbor. And is daughter, Anna Elizabeth, a talented singer/songwriter and vocalist, will perform.

Steven Gillis is the author of the novels Walter Falls (2003), The Weight of Nothing (2005)—both finalists for the Independent Publishers Book of the Year and ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year—and Temporary People (2008) a finalist on many year end  Best  Of lists. Steve’s stories, articles and book reviews have appeared in over four dozen journals. A collection of Steve’s  stories titled Giraffes was published in February, 2007. A second collection of  Steve’s stories, The Principles of  Landscape, will be published by Black Lawrence Press in 2011.  Steve’ newest novel, The Consequence of Skating, will be out in late 2010. A 3 year member of the Ann Arbor Book Festival Board of Directors, and a finalist for the 2007 Ann Arbor News Citizen of the Year, Steve taught writing at Eastern Michigan University and is the founder of 826michigan and the co-founder of Dzanc Books in partnership with Dan Wickett. All proceeds from Steve’s writing go to Dzanc.

Anna Elizabeth is an Ann Arbor bred singer/songwriter who has peformed numerous times at the Ark, the Chelsea Festival and other venues. A gifted guitarist and vocalist, already an accomplished performer–Anna is 15 years old but her material has the sound of  an old soul.  Anna is currently in the studio recording her first CD. Anna is also the daughter of Steve Gillis and will be travelling with Steve this fall as they tour to promote their work.

The Tea Room at Crazy Wisdom Bookstore
114 South Main Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
(734) 665-2757