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Michigan Humanities Council (Okemos, MI 48864-6012)
Cynthia M. Dimitrijevic (Project Director: March 2007 to September 2009)

Grants for State Humanities Councils
Federal/State Partnership

Totals (outright + matching):
$146,560 (approved)
$146,560 (awarded)

Grant period:
11/1/2007 – 4/30/2009

`The Great Michigan Read

"The Great Michigan Read," a statewide literature and literacy initiative focused on Ernest Hemingway's short-stories collection THE NICK ADAMS STORIES. Activities include reading and discussion groups, exhibits, a Hemingway film festival, and a Michigan author homecoming.

Statewide literature/literacy initiative for young adults-seniors featuring E.Hemingway's Nick Adams Stories; encourages citizens to read the same book, attend supporting programs. Grants available to nonprofits to encourage programming for reading/discussion groups, speakers, exhibits, Hemingway film festivals; Model T caravan recreating the Hemingway family’s 1917 journey from Chicago to Petoskey, and a Michigan author homecoming are just some of the programs to be offered.