Author Next Door: Laura Knight Cobb

Laura Knight Cobb is writing above her grade level. The first-grade teacher has just released The Lesson of the Lark, historical fiction aimed at 10- to 16-year-olds. It commemorates the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, giving women the...
Author Next Door: Charlie Cutter

Author Next Door: Charlie Cutter

By Jodee Taylor Charlie Cutter grew up an only child with an English teacher for a mother. So he read. And he read really good books. “My mother had me read all these classics like Dickens, Homer and Shakespeare and that provided a great foundation for Western...
NWS Author Next Door: Bob Downes

NWS Author Next Door: Bob Downes

NWS Author Next Door September 2017 Robert “Bob” Downes is known to many readers in northern Michigan as the co-founder and former editor of Northern Express Weekly, which he and his partner, George Foster, established in 1991. The partners sold the...