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Book Signing: “The Salt Before It Shakes” with Yvonne Stephens

Book Signing: “The Salt Before It Shakes” with Yvonne Stephens

FOR RELEASE January 2, 2018

Media Contact: Jamie Creason info@applesauceinn.com

When:  Thursday February 1st, 2018 7-9 pm at The Applesauce Inn B&B in Bellaire.

The Applesauce Inn is pleased to host an event featuring local poet Yvonne Stephens and her new poetry chapbook “The Salt Before It Shakes” (Hidden Timber Books, December 2017).

Yvonne will hold a reading and book signing. Books will be available for sale at the event and attendees may bring their own copies to be signed. Light refreshments will be provided by Applesauce Inn Bed & Breakfast.

From the publisher: “In her bold debut collection of poems, Yvonne Stephens writes about nature, loss, change, hope, motherhood, and family with honesty, courage, sensitivity, and moments of keen existential humor. Stephens’ poetry offers a welcome respite from and insight into what it means to live well and with authenticity in the 21st century. https://www.hiddentimberbooks.com/the-salt-before-it-shakes/

Yvonne Stephens lives with her husband and two children in Northwest Lower Michigan. She has worked as an assistant in the fields of mycology, forestry, and neurology research, volunteered for two years in the AmeriCorps, and most recently was an Artist Residency Coordinator for the Crosshatch Center for Art and Ecology. An award-winning poet, Yvonne was nominated for the Pushcart Prize in 2015, and her poems have appeared in the Dunes Review, the LAND Creative Writing Journal, and Family Stories from the Attic.

For more info or to schedule your own event please call the B&B ~ 231-533-6448

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