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Lisa Lucklow-Healy is a Northern Michigan freelance writer, editor and graphic designer who contributes to a wide variety of regional magazines and newspapers, reporting on everything from entertaining to health and fitness and the automotive industry. She is also a photographer who loves to hone her craft amongst the vineyards in the Traverse City area.
Based in Marquette where she owns a gallery, Lake Superior Photo, Shawn Malone recently won the 2013 Smithsonian Viewer’s Choice Award for her timelapse video, “North Country Dreamland” featuring the Northern Lights; view this and more of her imagery at lakesuperiorphoto.com or on Facebook.
Award-winning writer and BLUE Undercurrents columnist Howard Meyerson is a lifelong outdoor enthusiast. The Detroit native lives in Grand Rapids where he writes about the outdoors, nature and the environment. His works appear in a variety of publications including MLive Media Group newspapers and his blog, The Outdoor Journal (howardmeyerson.com).
When West Michigan writer Jon Osborn isn’t chasing after his kids, he’s in a northern trout stream or with bird dogs afield. The author of “Classic Michigan Flies — 16 Legendary Patterns” (2013) is grateful to live and write in a region with so many outdoor opportunities (classicmichiganflies.com).