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Small Towns: A Map in Words


Small Towns is a wonderful collection of short stories, poems and essays celebrating life in one of the many small communities that make up the landscape of the United States.

This anthology showcases the talent of 14 Michigan authors in 52 unique pieces, including a “murder mystery romance” novella set in Grand Ledge, Michigan.

Small Towns Cover Small Towns Author Photo

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Sept 18 2009

The second printing of Small Towns: A Map in Words, an anthology by Writing at the Ledges, is now complete and available for purchase!

Here are some press releases and reviews:

From Ray Walsh of Lansing State Journal:

If you’ve ever lived in a small town or rural village, you’ll certainly enjoy an entertaining new book by a group of talented local writers based in Grand Ledge. It’s an intriguing literary anthology, including poetry, short stories, essays and a novella, smoothly capturing part of the flavor that makes life in small towns unique…

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From Bill Castanier of City Pulse:

The collection cuts to the essence of small towns, whether it’s Rosalie Sanara Petrouske’s powerful poetry or Candy-Ann Little’s crime novella…

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From Mittenlit:

However, this isn’t your typical anthology compiled by a writer’s group. For one, the writing is original, imaginative and revolves around themes ranging from “Corner Cafe” to “Country Roads”.  The 300 page plus book also has very good production values and the cover art is striking. I don’t think there is a typo in the book…

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Copies are available at:

Bestsellers Books and Coffee Co
360 S. Jefferson
Mason, MI 48854

The Book BodegaWacousta
13080 Wacousta Road – Suite A
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

The Book BodegaDowntown Grand Ledge
320 Bridge St
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Coffee Jam
6427 Centurion Dr. #160
Lansing, MI 48917

EVERYbody Reads
2019 E Michigan Ave
Lansing, MI 48912

Gibson’s Books & Beans
320 N Capitol Ave
Lansing, MI 48933

H and W Farm Market
13375 Belding Rd NE
Belding, MI 48809

Schuler Books – Eastwood Towne Center
2820 Towne Center Blvd.
Lansing, MI 48912

Or contact:

Rosalie Sanara Petrouske at  prosalie@comcast.net Group photo from  back cover


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