>> Jerry Dennis finds himself in good company in Five Must-Read Michigan Authors”

>>The Living Great Lakes audio edition is reviewed on

>>Interview on Great Lakes Now and Detroit Public TV, The Great Lakes Author Series

>>Northern Express interview, “Hooked on Natural Wonders.”

>>MyNorth and Traverse Magazine praise Jerry and Glenn’s limited-edition letterpress print, “Lake Michigan Winter”

>>”Two Writers & The River – A Conversation with Jerry Dennis & Michael Delp” in Nature Change.

>>The Living Great Lakes is read aloud on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives on World Water Day.

>>A Walk in the Animal Kingdom is reviewed on Michigan Radio.

>>The Living Great Lakes is #7 on the Michigan Bestsellers List for January 2016.

>>The Living Great Lakes was one of Michigan’s 10 Bestselling Nonfiction Books in 2015.

>>A Walk in the Animal Kingdom was declared one of the Best Nonfiction Books of 2015 by Hungry For Good Books.

>>Article in The Midland Daily News about Jerry’s environmental lecture on the Great Lakes at the Grace Dow Memorial Library in Midland, MI.

>>Interview in Harbor Lights News about The Wonders of Nature Series and Jerry’s collaboration with Glenn Wolff and Gail Dennis.

>>Jerry’s a guest on “Between the Lines”, talking about’s bullying tactics and why the time is right for small-press publishing.

>> A Daybreak Handbook is nicely reviewed.

>>Gail Dennis, Glenn Wolff, and Jerry Dennis are on Aaron Stander’s always interesting radio program, “Michigan Writers on the Air,” Interlochen Public Radio, talking about their new publishing venture, Big Maple Press. Listen to it online here.

>> Open Letters Monthly in Boston names The Living Great Lakes as one of the ten best nature books they read in 2014.

>> Many thanks to Canoe and Kayak Magazine for interviewing Jerry about the new edition of From a Wooden Canoe and other stuff related to paddling, writing, and life.

>> Thanks to Lydia Lohrer, writing in the The Detroit Free Press, for selecting It’s Raining Frogs and Fishes to read in her deer blind this hunting season.

>> We’re getting good press! The August issue of Traverse Magazine opens with an interview with Jerry Dennis talking about the newly updated edition of his and Craig Date’s classic paddling guide, Canoeing Michigan Rivers: A Comprehensive Guide to 45 Rivers (Thunder Bay Press, 2013). And this week on Michigan Radio’s “Stateside with Cynthia Canty,” Cynthia interviews Jerry about the book, his favorite rivers, and his thoughts about the health and welfare of Michigan’s rivers, inland lakes, and Great Lakes.

>> Many thanks to Brilliant Books and Traverse Magazine for naming The Living Great Lakes as one of the eight books they recommend as great reads for a day on the beach: “Essential Up North reading from Northern Michigan’s premier nature essayist. Jerry’s personal and natural history of the Great Lakes takes you there and keeps you there.”

>> Interview about The Windward Shore and nature writing in Kalamazoo Gazette and MLive, 3/22/13

Jerry-Dennis2>> J.D. named a global “Action Figure” by Circle of Blue: profiling innovators who are doing extraordinary work in water, food, and energy; inspiring change around the world one idea, one story at time:

>> Interview about The Windward Shore and the state of the Great Lakes on Minnesota Public Radio, 12/2/11:

>> J.D. is the featured author on “Michigander Monday”:

>> Two of Jerry’s essays, “This Land, This Water” and “Winter Comes to the Keweenaw,” both adapted from The Windward Shore, appear in the summer 2011 issue of Michigan Quarterly Review, a special issue entitled “The Great Lakes: Love Song and Lament.” Read more about it at:

>> Night Light Revue discusses The Living Great Lakes, the Bear River Writers Conference, and more:

>> TEDx lecture, Traverse City, May 17, 2011: “The Art of the Blind Leap: Why Creativity Needs Risk”:

>> Author presentation, Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Reads, January 2010:

>> Ann Arbor Public Library podcast of J.D. interview, January 2010:

>> Interview on the online magazine, Up In Michigan: