Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters contest winners in both the fiction and poetry categories receive awards of $500 to $100, publication in Wisconsin People & Ideas , and a reading at the Wisconsin Book Festival. First-place winners in both categories also receive a one-week writers’ residency at Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts in […]
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Here’s the latest from Wisconsin Fellowship of Poet’s Cathryn Cofell-Mutschler: Thanks to everyone who responded to my request for input about The Draw poetry series. We’ll be making some small tweaks to how we run each month’s event and will be adding a couple of special collaborative nights. We also plan to create a Facebook […]
COUNCIL FOR WISCONSIN WRITERS (CWW) OPENS 2017 WISCONSIN WRITERS CONTESTS Work published by Wisconsin writers in 2017 is eligible in seven categories, including book-length fiction, nonfiction and poetry; short fiction and nonfiction; a set of five poems two of which must have been published in the contest year, and children’s literature. First-place winners receive $500 and a one-week writer’s residency at Shake Rag Alley in […]
Beth Amos aka Annelise Ryan aka Allyson K. Abbott — yes, Amos has three nom de plumes — is one of the three recipients of the Wisconsin Library Association’s 2017 Notable Author Award. Amos of Stoughton, who is an emergency room nurse, writes mysteries under all three names. The other two recipients are Victoria Houston of Rhinelander and Sarah Monette […]
It is with heavy hearts that we, the Council for Wisconsin Writers, join Susan Elbe’s friends, colleagues and writing community in wishing Susan farewell. Susan, who died suddenly of a heart attack last month, was a lifelong award-winning poet whose poems and books of poetry received a number of honors and prizes from CWW and other […]
Wisconsin Fellowship of Poetry sends this news: Student Poetry Contest Winning poems will be published in the 2019 Wisconsin Poets’ Calendar Contest is open to any Wisconsin student in grades 6 to 12 Prizes in grades 9-12 AND grades 6-8: 1st prize: $75, 2nd prize: $50, 3rd prize: $25 No entry fee. Entry deadline: Saturday, […]