Todd Mercer is the Senior Editor of Dunes Review, a literary journal based in Traverse City, Michigan. He's published two collections of poetry: Sheets of Sound (2002) and Box of Echoes (2007), which won the Michigan Writers Cooperative Press contest. A juror of Poets' Night Out and a two-time judge of the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Awards, Mercer broke into reviewing at NewPages.com, then provided review coverage for over 300 books for ForeWord Magazine.
Published as part of Binge Press’s Bite Marks Series, a series that spotlights violence against women, Chey Davis's chapbook titled Collection opens with an introduction from the author, which begins: "This book is about words. Words used for naming, for laying blame, for reclaiming life and dismembered limbs."
May 30, 2009 review of John Vasquez and the Bearinger Boys at Hamilton Street Pub.
Through its nationwide activities, the StoryCorps Project recognizes the importance of storytelling and story writing.
The work of two Bay City composer-performers, Candle Nine and Geramie C., appears on the IDMF Netlabel album Divergence.