Do Haeng Michael Kitchen

Writer. Attorney. Detroit City FC Til I Die.

In July, 2014, I visited New York City for the first time.  One day we spent book store shopping, during which we discovered Three Lives and Company in Greenwich Village.  The small, well-stocked book store had a table upon which back issues of literary magazines were for sale for a couple bucks a piece.  I …

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Every month, I visit my nearest independent book store  (Book Beat in Southfield, Nicola’s Books and Literati Book Store in Ann Arbor, and both Brilliant Books and Horizon Books when I’m in Traverse City) to pick up the Indie Next List by IndieBound.  I’ve come to rely on this monthly guide, finding good reads, such …

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The evening of Thursday, December 4, 2014, I participated in a gathering of local authors, hosted by the Chesterfield Township Library.  The event was organized by Alan Dean Naldrett, author of the Arcadia Press’ Images of America Series “Chesterfield Township” and co-author of “New Baltimore.”  He also penned “Forgotten Tales of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.”  Other …

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On Saturday, March 29, 2014, I was a guest at the Local Author Fair held at the Plymouth District Library in Plymouth, Michigan. Twenty-four authors, including myself, set up our tables and greeted the public.  It was an interesting two hours as lovers of books and writers cruised the tables. For me, this was homecoming …

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In one week, I’ll be at the book launch for The Y in Life.  It’s been a long road. The proof arrived on Thursday via UPS, after I had left for bowling.  I did not receive it until 10AM Friday when the apartment’s front office opened.  It was quite surreal.  I opened the package in …

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On July 10, 2013, I signed a book contract with Grey Wolfe Publishing for my novel, The Y in Life. This past Wednesday, I received the first round of edits, and having gone 200 pages of the 375 in the manuscript, the rewrites have been marginal. As of this moment, I have two stories being …

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