Michigan Writer Jim Harrison’s Life and Work are Celebrated With an Event and a Film

On Sunday, February 10th, the food community, writers and fans of Jim Harrison will gather at Axle Brewing in Ferndale to eat, drink, read Jim Harrison’s work and raise money to complete the documentary about him

Ann Delisi talks with filmmakers Chris Walton and Steve Byrne along with Dan Riley, owner of Axle Brewing, about Jim Harrison’s extraordinary life, his brilliant work and their goal to complete the documentary they started to share Jim Harrison’s life story with the world. The fundraiser on February 10th from 5-8pm at Axle Brewing will include food (Jim Harrison loved food and wrote about it) and Detroit writers who will read Jim Harrison’s work. For information visit, check out the event page.


  • Ann Delisi
    Ann Delisi hosts Essential Music, the Essential Conversations podcast series and the Essential Cooking broadcast and podcast. Born and raised in the Motor City, Ann is a broadcaster, interviewer, producer, music host, storyteller and proud Detroiter.