Join us to learn more about local authors. Each Local Author Night will include 3-4 local authors from a variety of genres.
About the Authors:
About The Game Jinx’d:
Take a Mischievous Being, known for causing chaos, then add 5 Captains and their greatest adversaries. Toss them into a futuristic dodgeball style game and you’ll know The Game is Jynx’d.
About A Rosenberg by Any Other Name:
Our thinking about Jewish name changing tends to focus on clichés: ambitious movie stars who adopted glamorous new names or insensitive Ellis Island officials who changed immigrants’ names for them. But Kirsten Fermaglich reveals in her new book the real story is much more profound.
A self-published author from Grand Rapids, Michigan, Brandon G. Kroupa started his writing journey in 2005 after hearing the song, “The Legend” by Steve Cook, the inspiration for his first novel “The Seventh Year”. He has since gone on to publish 3 other titles, “The Snowball Effect”, “Saint Nick”, and his most recent work “The Game Jynx’d” through Schuler Books Chapbook Press. You will find him most every “Writing Wednesday”, as he has termed them, at his “office” of Biggby Coffee on Plainfield Ave. working on his next novel.
Kirsten Fermaglich has taught history and Jewish Studies at Michigan State since 2001. She has written about American Holocaust memory, antisemitism in the United States, and Jews and feminism. Her first book, American Dreams and Nazi Nightmares, was published by Brandeis University Press in 2006. With Lisa Fine, she co-edited the Norton Critical Edition of Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique in 2013.