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.
Poetry & Nature with Robert Chesney at Cedar Valley in West Bend, WI: An intriguing day in the country combining poetry and nature. The day will include poetry readings and analysis of transcendental poets such as Thoreau and Emerson, poetry writing workshop, a guided nature walk, and more. Robert says everyone has a message to share concerning nature, and the poem is THE message. Sat. Oct. 14, 9am-5pm. $45 (includes lunch) Call 262-629-9202 or visit cedar-valley.org.
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. (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/
WISCONSIN CONTESTS coming up soon: (National contests are listed on the Contest page.)