Marla R. Miller
A professional writer and award-winning journalist who lives in Norton Shores, Marla enjoys the lakeshore lifestyle. She enjoys camping, hiking, boating, beaching and Lake Michigan sunsets. Marla regularly contributes to a variety of publications and says she feels grateful to write for a living. We are too. marlarmiller.com
A writer based in Sunfield, Tom’s works have graced more than 100 magazines. The former camping editor for Outdoor Life Magazine also is the author of 20 books, including the Fish Michigan series of mapped guidebooks. He was inducted into the Michigan Outdoor Hall of Fame in June 2017 at the Carl T. Johnson Hunting and Fishing Center in Cadillac.
A Traverse City-based freelance writer, Greg writes frequently about Michigan’s growing wine industry, among other things. His stories have been published in newspapers and magazines across the country, including Cadillac Magazine, Backpacker, Parade, Budget Travel, Traverse Magazine and BBC Travel.
Julie Bonner Williams
A devotee of nature, history and literature, Julie is an award-winning poet and a professor at Grand Valley State University. She is working on her first novel and lives on the lakeshore with her husband; four horses; four dogs; several organic, free-range chickens; turkeys; ducks; and a mule named Amos.
A northern Michigan artist and regular BLUE Reflections contributor, Glenn illustrated for the New York Times, the Village Voice, Boston Globe and other notable organizations for 30 years. He has collaborated on several books with Michigan author Jerry Dennis, including updated editions of “It’s Raining Frogs and Fishes.” glennwolff.com.
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