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Linda Solomon Cancelled

This author has cancelled their attendance with the Festival.

Linda Solomon, a nationally-recognized, award-winning photojournalist and member of the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame, has divided her career between capturing the most famous personalities of our time and teaching others to express themselves through photography.

Her book, "People We Know, Horses They Love," is a New York Times best-seller and features photo essays on Robert Redford, Morgan Freeman, Richard Gere and numerous others. Known for her style of using only natural light, her work has been commissioned by many celebrities and featured in books such as Robert James Waller's "The Bridges of Madison County." Linda Solomon's latest work is "The Queen Next Door: An Intimate Portrait of Aretha Franklin."

Additionally, Linda Solomon has received international acclaim for her efforts to introduce photography to others. She has founded educational programs, including the nationally recognized "Pictures of Hope" program. The combined efforts of "Pictures of Hope" and "It's A SNAP," Ms. Solomon's first educational photography program, over one million cameras have been donated to children.

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The Queen Next Door: An Intimate Portrait of Aretha Franklin
Music / Performing Arts
Wayne State University Press
October 2019
ISBN 9780814347287
160 pages
$34.99, INSTOCK
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Reflections on the life of Aretha Franklin captured in exclusive photographs by her friend, photojournalist Linda Solomon.

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