Award-winning author and former board member Jennifer Morales, whose Council for Wisconsin Writers honor book Meet Me Halfway was reviewed in the Fall 2016 Wisconsin People & Ideas magazine, is offering an online course, “Hearing Voices,” about that frequently elusive aspect for writers. The five-week workshop begins on March 14 and covers how to create authentic, believable, and distinctive […]
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APPLETON POETRY MOVES TO THE DRAW, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2017! We’re thrilled to partner with The Feather & Bone Art Gallery inside The Draw – Appleton’s new community Artspace at 800 S. Lawe Street. We’re still near the heart of the city but now down in the flats, just south of College Avenue (near Lawrence University). […]
Wisconsin’s 2017-2019 Poet Laureate, Karla Huston will be the featured speaker at Arts Day 2017, on Thursday, March 9, 2017, 8 am – 5 pm at the Overture Center for the Arts, 201 State Street, downtown Madison. Also of interest to writers: YOU can be an advocate with members of Milwaukee Repertory Theatre’s Teen Council and a presentation by […]
Next Tuesday, Jan. 31, is the deadline for Wisconsin writers to get their contest entries in the mail. From: Council for Wisconsin Writers www.wiswriters.org Contact: Jerrianne Hayslett email@example.com 414-766-9481 Release Date: now Next Tuesday is the Deadline … for work published in 2016 to be entered in the Council for Wisconsin Writers’ annual awards […]
Organizers of the UntitledTown Book and Author Festival are asking for proposals for its literary festival in Green Bay, Wisconsin, scheduled for April 28-30, 2017. To view the call, please go to https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdMWpfWBYUdpZY7jw2mZvMUijq30VyG4aSEpcrw_ashjCLA8Q/viewform. According to its website, UntitledTown “will promote all aspects of book culture including movable wood type, the traditional book, graphic novels, and […]
Not surprisingly, yesterday was a whirlwind of congratulations for the state’s new Poet Laureate, Karla Huston of Appleton. She was flooded with phone calls, emails, social media posts, and text messages, and news media requests for interviews. Here is the link to one interview aired on Green Bay’s Fox 11. http://fox11online.com/news/local/fox-cities/academy-picks-appleton-woman-as-new-poet-laureate Once again, Huston’s fellow […]