The Location 

//1000 Maple Street, Detroit//

When the temperatures are soaring in august and your novel is set in antarctica, what better setting than the former stroh's ice cream factory?

The old factory, located outside of eastern market, is now the Detroit City Distillery's whiskey factory.

What to know more?

Shady ladies attending the south pole station event will go on a private tour, history talk and whiskey tasting. 


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The Author 


South Pole Station crackles with energy"                                                                -- Washington Post

Ashley Shelby is a prize-winning writer and journalist. She received her MFA from Columbia University.

The short story that became the basis for South Pole Station is a winner of the Third Coast Fiction Prize. She lives in the Twin Cities with her family.die Next Pick for July. 

she is also the author of Red River Rising: The Anatomy of a Flood and the Survival of an American City, a narrative nonfiction account of the record-breaking flood that, in 1997, devastated Grand Forks, North Dakota.

She lives in the Twin Cities with her husband and two children.