This webpage displays links to a selection of articles, columns, and short stories that have been published by John Smolens:

Smolens’ Wins Novel a ‘Michigan Notable Book’

Northern Today, the official news source of the Northern Michigan University has a nice article about, Northern Michigan University English Professor Emeritus John Smolens’ latest novel, “A Cold, Hard Prayer” winning the 2024 Michigan Notablw Book Award. Click to read the article, “Smolens’ Novel a ‘Michigan Notable Book”

Wolf’s Mouth Interview in the Silicon Valley Voice Magazine

Just posted in the Silicon Valley Voice Magazine is a compelling interview with John Smolens, author of “Wolf’s Mouth.” John talks about the POW camps that were located in Northern Michigan and how reading that fact in a newspaper article became the seed for novel, “Wolf’s Mouth.”

All Waters Meet

Short Story by John Smolens published in Marquetter Magazine Aug. 2023

An article about how Lake Superior has been intergral in John Smolens life

“Superior Keepers”: Marquette’s Coast Guard Station

Article published in the November 2023 issue of Marquette Monthly, on page 20: November 2023 Marquette Monthly by marquettemonthly – Issuu

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