Wisconsin Events, Writing Workshops, and Contests
Note: To have a contest or writing event listed, please email prepared announcements showing date, name of event, place, time, cost, contact information, and/or helpful website links that offer further information to WWA Board Member, Kim Suhr at email@example.com. Succinct event announcements are preferred over lengthy descriptive paragraphs. JPG files (photo files) will not be posted on this page except as they appear in a website linked within the event notice. These listings will be removed as event dates pass. (Announcements of personal book launchings or book publishing should be sent to WWA Board Member Rex Owens, who manages the WWA Facebook page, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you.
WWA Jade Ring Contest: Four categories: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry and Humor. Cash prizes and a Jade ring for first place in each category. Deadline: July 31, 2017 . https://wiwrite.org/contests/
Red Oak Writing Roundtables: Facilitated critique groups meet at various dates, morning, afternoon, and evening sessions. Writers register for each 4-meeting, 2-month session. Groups meet in the education wing of Holy Trinity Church, 11709 W. Cleveland Avenue, West Allis, Wi. Check the Red Oak website for details here http://redoakwriting.com/for-adults/roundtable-critique-groups/roundtable-schedule/ Red Oak offers an online option for writers who live outside the Milwaukee metro area: http://redoakwriting.com/online-writers-roundtable/
Point of View: The Basics and Then Some (an online workshop offered by Red Oak Writing) May 1-31 (participants study materials and upload their work on their own schedules). This 4-week class will explore the different points of view and give participants the opportunity to practice what they have learned. Writers will give and receive feedback on short passages of writing. Participants will need an updated version of Flashplayer or its equivalent in order to listen to the recorded lessons. http://redoakwriting.com/for-adults/saturday-writing-workshops/pov-the-finer-points/
WISCONSIN CONTESTS coming up soon: (National contests are listed on the Contest page.)