Written by Mark Mayes, Sep 20, 2012
Randy Pearson received a clear sign Saturday that his attempt to run a writing contest and bring attention to locally owned bookstores had been a success.
He wished he had a microphone.
So many people showed up at Everybody Reads bookstore on East Michigan Avenue for the “Save the Independent Bookstore” writing contest awards ceremony that those in the back had trouble hearing. Pearson and store owner Scott Harris were thrilled by the response that filled the shop’s aisles and raised a few dollars for literacy. Continue reading Mayes: Contest hits target, packs local bookstore