Michigan Center for the Book

  • Activities and Resources of the Michigan Center for the Book

    The Center for the Book's mission includes promoting reading, authors and Michigan's literary heritage. We create and maintain resources such as the Michigan Authors & Illustrators database and the Literary Landmarks. These activities bring the wonder of Michigan's literary world to people at home and in libraries across the state.

Michigan Author Award

  • 2021 Michigan Author Award Nomination Form

    Nominate your favorite Michigan author for the 2021 Michigan Author Award. Nominations are accepted from February 2021 through May 31, 2021.

  • Michigan Author Award

    This award recognizes an outstanding published body of literary work by an author who is either from Michigan or has substantial ties to Michigan.

Literary Landmarks

  • Preserving Michigan's Literary Heritage

    The Center works with local groups and the United for Libraries (Association of Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations) Program to fund Literary Landmarks in Michigan. The program encourages the preservation of historic literary sites and Michigan's literary heritage.

Michigan Authors and Illustrators

Additional Activities