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).
POETRY RECITATION EVENT
Monday, February 20, 2017
The Draw, 800 S. Lawe Street, Appleton
7 – 9 pm
Open mike will follow if time permits
NOTE: There is limited parking in front of the Draw; the larger parking lot is on the south side of the building, across the bridge/lock.
Join us for an evening of poetry recited by community members! This is part of the Wisconsin Poet Laureate Recitation project – readings will be videotaped and submitted for inclusion on the Interactive Recitation Map. The map and more information can be found at http://wisconsinpoetlaureate.org/poetry-in-wisconsin
Readers Include: Emily Bowles, Cathryn Cofell, Bruce Dethlefsen, Sherry Elmer, Jesse Elmer, Kathryn Gahl, Sarah Gilbert, Claire Hoy, Karla Huston, Linda Kroll, Lynn Kuhns, Art Malcom, Meredith Mason, Andrew McSorley, Ian Parker, Melissa Range, Nathan Reid, Lucy Rose Johns, Austin Segrest, Ellen Watson, and Janet Wullner-Faiss Cloak!
If time permits, our traditional open mike will follow.
RITA MAE REESE
Monday, February 27, 2017
Lawrence University, Wriston Art Center Galleries
The Mia Paul Poetry Series at Lawrence University resumes on Monday, Feb. 27th, with Madison poet Rita Mae Reese, whose prize-winning second book, The Book of Hulga, takes on Flannery O’Connor, Simone Weil, and more. Reese will read in the Wriston Art Center Galleries at 7 p.m., with a book-signing and reception to follow. Free and open to the public.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Caramel Crisp, Oshkosh
6:15 pm, open mic to follow
Please come early and treat yourself to coffee, dessert or other goodies to enjoy during the reading which begins promptly at 6:15. This will allow us time for a few minutes of visiting before Caramel Crisp closes at 7:30.
WORKSHOPS & CONFERENCES
March 23-25, 2017
Registration is currently open for the 2017 Writing on the Door: Poetry Conference.
The conference will be held March 23-25, with a keynote reading by Naomi Shihab Nye on Thursday, March 23, 7 pm, at the Door Community Auditorium.
Friday and Saturday are filled with a dozen workshops on the craft of writing poetry with wonderful poets from near and far! Celebrate National Poetry Month with us a little bit earlier this year! Workshop topics and presenters:
“Beloved Places in Our Natural Word” with Margaret Hasse
“A Poetic Conversation” with June Nirschl and Judy Roy
“Persona & Paradox” with Dion Kempthorn
“Traveling through Poetry” with Estella Lauter
“Writing Poetry for Children” with Miranda Paul
“Poetry as Memoir” with Alice D’Alessio
“Diving into the Nectar: The Poetic Sequence” with Sharon Auberle
“Humor and the Disobedient Poem” with Kim Blaeser
“Writing Your Life” with Laurie MacDiarmid
“Writing in the Shadow of Walden” with Max Garland
“Writing the Song Lyric” with Katie Dahl
“First Person Confessional Poetry” with Albert DeGenova
Write On Door County has ongoing writing classes and events. See http://writeondoorcounty.org/ for schedule and to sign up for mailing list.
Cathryn invites event submissions to be sent to her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Deck at The Draw:
March 20: former WI Poet Laureate Bruce Dethlefsen and the current WI Poet Laureate –Appleton’s own Karla Huston!
Apr 17: former WI Poet Laureate Marilyn Taylor and Shoshauna Shy
May 15: Nathan Reid and Ollie LeFlore
Jun 19: Mary Strong
For more information on the Appleton WFOP Poetry Series, contact Sarah Gilbert at email@example.com
For more information about CWW, please visit www.wiswriters.org.