Upcoming Events & Opportunities



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 kim@redoakwriting.com. (Subject: WWA Website) 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 rexowens00@gmail.com.    Thank you.


February 2018


  • Apr 14, 2018: Strong Sentences, Strong Writing (West Allis): Explore how attention to sentences affects the work as a whole. Presented by Red Oak Writing. Registration required. http://redoakwriting.com/for-adults/saturday-writing-workshops/strong-sentences-strong-writing/
  • Apr 20 – 22, 2018: Untitled Town Book and Author Festival. (Green Bay) Promoting all aspects of book culture. Free.
  • Apr 27-28, 2018: Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets Spring Conference (Osh Kosh). Registration Required.
  • May 20-26, 2018: Novel-In-Progress Bookcamp & Writing Retreat (West Bend): Held at the 100-acre Cedar Valley Retreat Center in southeast Wisconsin, the conference offers two programs for writers: a residential Bookcamp workshop to assist you in preparing a book-length manuscript for publication and a residential writing retreat surrounded by supportive fellow writers, publishing professionals to consult and a possible setting for writing-rlated discussion. The Bookcamp and Writing Retreat are open to writers of any genre.

    This year’s staff and visiting presenters:

    Staff: Novelist and writing instructor SJ Rozan; novelist and book editor Lisa Lickel; publisher, author, and book editor Philip Martin.

    Presenters: Acquiring editor Terri Bischoff, novelist Alex Bledsoe; literary agents Jennie Goloboy and Erik Hane. https://www.novelbookcamp.com