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Eric Hennig / VAGUE Photography

The most striking aspect of Eana Agopian’s art is her incredible range of media. Name it and Agopian will transform it into a unique piece of art.

Mary Whalen

When Gayle Swank Reyes began painting pet portraits, she found a lucrative business. People love to have portraits of their adorable cats and dogs, and Reyes loves to paint them.

Communiteen Read

All American Boys (Caitlyn Dlouhy Books/Atheneum, 2015) is the 2021 Communiteen Read, a collaboration between the Portage Public Schools, the Portage District Library, and Bookbug/this is a bookstore in Kalamazoo.

Marcus Allen

Two Western Michigan University graduates have written a new book about their journey surviving abuse and the foster care system.

Courtesy of the artist

The National Endowment for the Arts recently announced that Oliver Baez Bendorf, an assistant professor of English at Kalamazoo College, has won a 2021 Creative Writing Fellowship.