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Brian K. Powers, courtesy of Encore Magazine

Encore Magazine editor Marie Lee enjoyed putting together an all-things-summer issue, from her own profile of Jamie Jannusch, Camp Director of Pretty Lake Camp, to editing an article on the rise of hammocking brought to her attention by Encore intern Maggie Drew, a journalism student at Western Michigan University.

Brian K. Powers, courtesy of Encore Magazine

This month's issue of Encore Magazine celebrates sound engineer Ian Gorman, the man behind the music of hundreds of artists based primarily in Michigan. Cara Lieurance talks to editor Marie Lee about Mark Wedel's feature on La Luna Studios, as well as Five Faves by Lynn Houghton, and the return of Poetry That Ate Our Ears, a contest that brings young people's poetry to public places.