ONR 2016 Sneak Peek: Interview with Thomas C. Foster

The Fly Came Near It has recently released the latest issue of Old Northwest Review which features an interview with New York Times bestselling author Thomas C. Foster. Below is a Michiganders Post exclusive sneak peek. THOMAS C. FOSTER grew up in Ohio before attending Dartmouth for his undergraduate education and Michigan State University (MSU) for graduate school. He has…

On Pokemon Go-ing and Driving

by K.M. Zahrt Recently, when I was on my way home from my commute, I watched a woman (she was a veteran adult, let’s just say that) drive her Chevy Cruze, at no greater than 15 miles per hour, right into the back of a Jeep Wrangler Unlimited that was parked, third in line, at…

Tree Lighting

by K.M. Zahrt (Note: The following is a non-qualifying example entry for our Third Annual Dickens Christmas Contest by one of our Senior Editors. View the guidelines and enter by Friday, December 18, and you could win a handsome Christmas present from Michiganders Post.) “Hold your noise!” cried Tommy, as a man started up from among the trees…

Trimming Book-Fat #7

Searching for the end of the bookshelf and the belt line with K.M. Zahrt Since Elizabeth Kolbert’s book The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History was published in 2014, it has been recognized as a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award (2014) and has won the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction (2015), yet I still won’t…