Author Janet Heller will discuss “Common Errors in Fiction and Nonfiction Manuscripts and How to Fix Them” at the Portage District Library and comment on work submitted by workshop participants. Free event. Writers are encouraged to bring one of their stories or essays for comments. Janet Heller has taught English and Women’s Studies at Western Michigan University. She was a founding mother and editor of Primavera, a literary magazine. Dr. Heller is president of the Michigan College English Association. She has published three poetry books: Exodus (WordTech Editions, 2014), Folk Concert: Changing Times (Anaphora Literary Press, 2012), and Traffic Stop (Finishing Line Press, 2011). The University of Missouri Press published her scholarly book, Coleridge, Lamb, Hazlitt, and the Reader of Drama (1990). Fictive Press published Heller’s middle-grade chapter book about sibling rivalry, The Passover Surprise (2015). Her children’s book about bullying, How the Moon Regained Her Shape (Arbordale, 2006), has won four national awards. For questions regarding the workshop, please phone the library at (269) 329-4544. Location: Portage District Library/ 300 Library Lane/ Portage, Michigan 49002.