Typewriter Tuesday: Maya Angelou

Welcome to Typewriter Tuesday, a new series from the American Writers Museum that aims to shed light on the typewriters and other tools behind some of your favorite works of literature. Check back every Tuesday to learn more about these trusty machines and the writers who used them. Our next special exhibit Tools of the […]

typewriters on the Story of the Day exhibit table at the American Writers Museum

AWM Story of the Week

Every week, the AWM is excited to bring you stories written by our visitors in our Story of the Day exhibit. Check back weekly for new stories, and visit the Museum to try out our typewriters and possibly be featured here! This week, we’re very excited to introduce our new blog series, Typewriter Tuesday, and so we […]

Typewriter Tuesday: Tennessee Williams

Welcome to Typewriter Tuesday, a new series from the American Writers Museum that aims to shed light on the typewriters and other tools behind some of your favorite works of literature. Check back every Tuesday to learn more about these trusty machines and the writers who used them. Our next special exhibit Tools of the […]

AWM Story of the Week

Every week, the AWM is excited to bring you stories written by our visitors in our Story of the Day exhibit. Check back weekly for new stories, and visit the Museum to try out our typewriters and possibly be featured here! We were so excited about the first day of Spring on March 20 that we decided […]

girl's hands typing on a typewriter

AWM Story of the Week

Every week, the AWM is excited to bring you stories written by our visitors in our Story of the Day exhibit. Check back weekly for new stories, and visit the Museum to try out our typewriters and possibly be featured here! This anonymous visiting writer had some interesting writing advice that we liked. Writing isn’t about perfection. […]

small child typing on a green typewriter at the Story of the Day exhibit

AWM Story of the Week

Every week, the AWM is excited to bring you stories written by our visitors in our Story of the Day exhibit. Check back weekly for new stories, and visit the Museum to try out our typewriters and possibly be featured here! We feel ya Linda, those days were something else. Using the typewriters now feels pretty nostalgic, […]

Women Uncovered

March is Women’s History Month, dedicated to celebrating women who have changed the world by breaking down barriers. But, fortunately, we are not limited to only one month of learning about such amazing women, as their stories continue to unfold throughout the years. In the last decade alone, there have been numerous books published that […]

Past Imperfect: Lives in the Biographer’s Mirror

Author, historian, and journalist Tom Chaffin joins us Wednesday, March 13 to discuss his recent book Giant’s Causeway: Frederick Douglass’s Irish Odyssey and the Making of an American Visionary, which tells the tale of Douglass’s 1845-47 lecture tour of the British Isles, a journey that would prove pivotal to the growth of Douglass as an […]

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In Their Own Words: Eric Hoffman

This Thursday, March 7, editor and writer Eric Hoffman joins us at the American Writers Museum to discuss the essay collection Tearing the World Apart: Bob Dylan and the Twenty-First Century, which he co-edited with Nina Goss. These essays illuminate Dylan in a new light from a variety of cultural and critical contexts. Hoffman shared […]

Squirrels Who Read

March 2 is Read Across America Day, and to celebrate our book-loving squirrels wanted to share their favorite children’s literature books! You can find these squirrels reading their books in the Negaunee Foundation Children’s Literature Gallery, a room full of wonder and imagination where we host Little Squirrels Storytime, a weekly storytime for families every […]