So many great opportunities for readings, workshops, deadlines and more in October! Plus, November 1 is an amazing two-fer day, with former US Poet Laureate Natasha Tretheway in the morning and former WI Poet Laureate Marilyn Taylor in the evening! Check out these great events below and attend if you can! ROBERT NORDSTROM AND WENDY SCHMIDT Monday, October 17, Poetry […]
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Boswell Book Company’s most recent newsletter is chock full of fantastic book events, some with a focus on Wisconsin, such as: Gavin Schmitt Unearths a Deadly Story About Organized Crime in Milwaukee, Monday, October 24, 7 pm, at Boswell. An upright citizen kidnapped in public and dumped in a shallow grave. A police chief’s wife […]
READING Wisconsin People & Ideas Fiction & Poetry Contest Reading Friday, October 21, 5:30–7:00 pm A Room of One’s Own Bookstore, 315 W. Gorham St. • Madison Join us at the Wisconsin Book Festival for the best of new Wisconsin writing from theWisconsin People & Ideas 2016 Fiction and Poetry Contest winners. Fiction readers include: Allison Slavick (Cable), […]
This looks like a fun, entertaining and interesting book. Information about it’s release and events is at the bottom of this news release. For Immediate Release OCTOBER 2016 CONTACT: Kristin Gilpatrick, Marketing Mgr. Wisconsin Historical Society Press email@example.com 608-264-6465 Books Shares Reports & Quips of a Small-Town Newsman If Thornton Wilder depicted a real place in […]
Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets Chapbook Prize submissions are now being accepted. Submission deadline is Feb. 1, 2017. The contest is open to any Wisconsin resident 18 or older who has published a chapbook (16-47 pages) in 2016. The contest will be judged by Amy Lemmon of New York. See wfop.org for full rules and entry […]
This $30 African-American Genealogy workshop might be of interest to people in search of their own roots and/or who write about African Americans and the African-American experience in Wisconsin. Here are the opening blurbs on the Wisconsin Historical Society notice: Researching your African American ancestry can be challenging. This workshop is a great opportunity to […]