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    • Wed, January 11, 2023
    • Wed, March 22, 2023
    • 6 sessions
    • https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84439173992?pwd=eWJoVlBxSEZ3eXJZMmJUNWx2QnRWQT09
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    WWA Virtual Critique Group with Laurie Scheer

    The group meets via Zoom link twice a month for three months.

    Wednesday evenings from 6:00pm to 7:30pm Central

    January 11th and 25th

    February 8th and 22nd

    March 8th and 22nd

    I understand that this session is for Fiction and Non-Fiction writers only, that the group will use Google Docs to share and critique work, and that meetings will take place virtually using the Zoom application. There is a $40 enrollment fee and I also understand that WWA cannot refund fees or reschedule dates for missed sessions.


    • Thu, February 02, 2023
    • Chicago, IL

    RESIST! A Visual History of Protest is being launch with an exhibition of Franklin McMahon's artwork that informed the writing by Margot McMahon-a father-daughter collaboration.

    The exhibition and book launch run through February 12th at the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art 2320 W. Chicago Ave.

    https://www.nytimes.com/2023/01/03/arts/design/ukraine-children-war-art.html

    • Sat, February 04, 2023
    • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Appleton, WI

    Bill Gillard will appear at The Book Store, 801 W. College Avenue in Appleton from 11a to 1p.

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    • Tue, February 07, 2023
    • Tue, April 18, 2023
    • 6 sessions
    • Zoom
    • 1
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    WWA Virtual Critique Group Spring SeriesNEW IN FEBRUARY! Poetry with Marilyn L. Taylor

    Tuesday Mornings from 10:00am to 11:30am Central
      February 7th & 21st
      March 7th & 21st
      April 4th & 18th

    Sign up to participate! During the 90-minute Zoom sessions you’ll receive feedback regarding your work from colleagues and a complete critique from instructor Marilyn L. Taylor. This is a safe and supportive space that provides insight and encouragement from like-minded writers. There will be a limit of 10 participants to the group so that everyone receives time and feedback every session. The group is designed for all levels of poetry writers.

    The way it works: Zoom links will be sent to writers prior to each session. Participants will share their work electronically. Participants should be familiar with Zoom and willing to read their work aloud during the session. Formatting requirements and critique guidelines will be provided by Ms. Taylor.


    Member Fee: $150 for all six sessions! Space is limited to a minimum of 6 and a
    maximum of 10 participants.


    Marilyn L Taylor, former Poet Laureate of the state of Wisconsin and the city of Milwaukee, is the author of eight poetry collections.  Her work has appeared in Poetry, American Scholar, and Measure, and has won a number of awards, including the Margaret Reid Poetry Prize for Verse in Forms, the Faust Sonnet Contest, and the 2021 “Better Than Starbucks” competition. She is also a contributing editor for two poetry journals (Third Wednesday and Verse-Virtual). Her newest book, is titled Outside the Frame: New and Selected Poems (Kelsay Books, 2021).

    Zoom Link > https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89649220989?pwd=TjR6RzNaWmNvQlNibm1CREFNUnNKUT09


    • Thu, February 09, 2023

    Join Us to Promote Membership in WWA

    • Tue, February 14, 2023
    • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81885005872?pwd=V2h6WXdwYlF0ZnZLS3h2ZVdZczFzZz09


    • Wed, February 15, 2023

    Deadline for submissions to Creative Wisconsin Magazine for March issue, guidelines: https://wiwrite.org/wwapress/creative-wisconsin-magazine

    • Thu, February 16, 2023

    My collection of short fiction, Finding the Bones, will be published by Cornerstone Press. https://www3.uwsp.edu/english/cornerstone/Pages/BOOKS.aspx

    • Sat, February 18, 2023
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Shell Lake, WI

    Kathleen (K.M.) Waldvogel will appear at the Shell Lake Public Library on February 18, 2023 at 10:00 AM.

    Waldvogel will speak about her writing as well as her research for her middle-grade book, Spies, Soldiers, Couriers, and Saboteurs: Women of the American Revolution. This is a free event open to the public.

    Find out more at: https://shelllakelibrary.org/

    • Thu, February 23, 2023
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Zoom
    Register

    Wisconsin Writers Association Writers Showcase & Social

    We want you all to get to know each other better!

    On Thursday, February 23, at 7:00 p.m. join us on Zoom where we will split into smaller groups in breakout rooms. Each person in the room will have the opportunity to share about themselves, about their work and their writing journey. We will have facilitators in each room to help organize and keep you on track.

    You'll have a chance to tell us all about your writing adventure as well as hopefully leave with new writing friends.

    Hope to see you there!

    Zoom LINK

    • Wed, March 01, 2023

    Creative Wisconsin magazine - Spring edition

    • Wed, March 01, 2023

    The Jade Ring contest is open for submission, please see guidelines

    • Wed, March 01, 2023
    • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    • https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84439173992?pwd=eWJoVlBxSEZ3eXJZMmJUNWx2QnRWQT09


    • Thu, March 02, 2023
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Oshkosh, WI

    Step-by-Step to a Short Story 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 2 Oshkosh Public Library Lower Level Conference Room

    In this generative workshop, attendees will each build a story from the ground up. We’ll discover the elements that every successful story shares, and then put it all into action.

    Everyone leaves with a complete story, start to finish! Led by UW-O professor William Gillard.

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    https://www.oshkoshpubliclibrary.org/events/2023-03

    • Tue, March 14, 2023
    • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81885005872?pwd=V2h6WXdwYlF0ZnZLS3h2ZVdZczFzZz09


    • Wed, March 15, 2023
    • Wed, May 24, 2023
    • 6 sessions
    • Zoom
    • 5
    Register

    NEW IN MARCH! Non-Fiction with Laurie Scheer

    Wednesday evenings from 6:00pm to 7:30pm Central

    ·         March 15th and 29th

    ·         April 12th and 26th

    ·         May 10th and 24th

    Sign up to participate! During the 90-minute Zoom sessions you’ll receive feedback regarding your work from colleagues and a complete critique from instructor Laurie Scheer. This is a safe and supportive space that provides insight and encouragement from like-minded writers. There will be a limit of 8 participants to the group so that everyone receives time and feedback every session. The group is designed for all levels of non-fiction writers.

    The way it works: Zoom links will be sent to writers per session and documents will be shared via Google Docs. Participants should be familiar with Zoom and Google Docs, but assistance is available if needed.

    Member Fee: $150 for all six sessions! Space is limited to a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 8 participants. 


    • Thu, March 16, 2023
    • Thu, May 25, 2023
    • 6 sessions
    • Zoom

    NEW IN MARCH! Strictly Fiction with Laurie Scheer

    Thursday evenings from 6:00pm to 7:30pm Central

    ·         March 16th and 30th

    ·         April 13th and 27th

    ·         May 11th and 25th

    Sign up to participate! During the 90-minute Zoom sessions you’ll receive feedback regarding your work from colleagues and a complete critique from instructor Laurie Scheer. This is a safe and supportive space that provides insight and encouragement from like-minded writers. There will be a limit of 8 participants to the group so that everyone receives time and feedback every session. The group is designed for all levels of literary and genre fiction writers.

    The way it works: Zoom links will be sent to writers per session and documents will be shared via Google Docs. Participants should be familiar with Zoom and Google Docs, but assistance is available if needed.

    Member Fee: $150 for all six sessions! Space is limited to a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 8 participants. 


    • Wed, April 05, 2023
    • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    • https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84439173992?pwd=eWJoVlBxSEZ3eXJZMmJUNWx2QnRWQT09


    • Tue, April 11, 2023
    • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81885005872?pwd=V2h6WXdwYlF0ZnZLS3h2ZVdZczFzZz09


    • Thu, April 13, 2023
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Oshkosh, WI

    Filling Your Poetry Toolbox 6 p.m. Thursday, April 13 Oshkosh Public Library Lower level Conference Room

    In this collaborative workshop, participants will have fun filling poetry toolboxes with rhythm, meter, rhyme, tone, line breaks, fixed forms, and all kinds of other useful gear to help make our writing sing! Led by UW-O instructor William Gillard.

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    • Thu, April 20, 2023

    Publication date for RED ROAD REDEMPTION, An Anthology of Wisconsin Stories, (WWA Press).

    • Tue, April 25, 2023

    Release of WWA Press book title TBA by PJA Fullerton, short stories of rural Wisconsin.

    • Wed, May 03, 2023
    • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    • https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84439173992?pwd=eWJoVlBxSEZ3eXJZMmJUNWx2QnRWQT09


    • Fri, May 05, 2023
    • Sat, May 06, 2023

    Lakefly Writers Conference in Oshkosh, see www.lakeflywriters.org

    • Tue, May 09, 2023
    • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81885005872?pwd=V2h6WXdwYlF0ZnZLS3h2ZVdZczFzZz09


    • Mon, May 15, 2023

    Deadline for submissions to Creative Wisconsin Magazine for June issue, guidelines: https://wiwrite.org/wwapress/creative-wisconsin-magazine

    • Thu, June 01, 2023

    Summer edition of Creative Wisconsin Magazine

    • Mon, June 05, 2023

    Deadline for submission to the Jade Ring contest

    • Wed, June 07, 2023
    • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    • https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84439173992?pwd=eWJoVlBxSEZ3eXJZMmJUNWx2QnRWQT09


    • Tue, June 13, 2023
    • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81885005872?pwd=V2h6WXdwYlF0ZnZLS3h2ZVdZczFzZz09


    • Sun, June 18, 2023
    • Sat, June 24, 2023
    • Racine, WI

    Spend a Week with Your Book 3 residential Writing Tracks to Choose from. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Novel Bookcamp Writing Programs All-Genre Week, June 18-24, is an up close and personal instructional event designed to aid you to advance your book-length novel or creative nonfiction work and help you achieve your publishing goals.

    Both residential or commuter options are offered.

    Three concurrent tracks to choose from:

    • The original Novel Bookcamp Workshop offers classes, a Working Writer Clinic, presentations on writing and publishing, visiting literary agents and publishing house editor. Limited to 15 writers; 
    • The Novel Bookcamp Writing Retreat for authors looking to get away to write, edit, or otherwise work on a Work-In-Progress, with a mentoring published author to consult, and opportunities to join various presentations and other activities; 
    • The Novel Bookcamp Book Coach. Limited to 4 writers with a manuscript nearly ready for submission to publishers or agents. Offers a one-on-one development edit to sharpen your work. To be held at the Siena Retreat Center in northern Racine. www.novelbookcamp.org. director@novelbookcamp.org
    • Sat, June 24, 2023
    • Janesville, WI

    Hedberg Public Library will host its annual HPL Book Fest on Saturday, June 24, 2023. In addition to a keynote address from New York Times best-selling author Michael Perry, the event will feature writing workshops and an author fair.

    If you would like to submit a workshop proposal, you may do so by completing the online Book Fest Breakout Session Proposal Form. Presenters will receive a $150 honorarium and an invitation to a special post-event reception with Michael Perry at The Venue and catered by Genisa Wine Bar. The deadline to submit a proposal is 5:00 p.m. on February 1, 2023.

    If you are interested in participating in the author fair, please complete the online Book Fest Author Fair Application. The table fee is $25 and includes an invitation to the post-event reception. The deadline to apply is March 1, 2023.

    Check out the event website and Facebook page for more details.


    • Tue, August 01, 2023
    • Sat, August 05, 2023

    Results of the Jade Ring Competition announced

    • Thu, August 10, 2023

    Deadline for submission to fall edition of Creative Wisconsin Magazine, guidelines: https://wiwrite.org/wwapress/creative-wisconsin-magazine

    • Sun, August 13, 2023
    • Sat, August 19, 2023

    Novel-In-Progress Bookcamp and Writing Retreat, Inc Spec Fiction week, see www.novelbookcamp.org

    • Sun, August 13, 2023
    • Sat, August 19, 2023
    • Racine, WI

    Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Novel Bookcamp Writing Programs Speculative Fiction Week, August 13-19, is an up close and personal instructional event designed to aid you to advance your book-length novel or creative nonfiction work and help you achieve your publishing goals. Both residential or commuter options are offered.

    Three concurrent tracks to choose from:

    • The original Novel Bookcamp Workshop offers classes, a Working Writer Clinic, presentations on writing and publishing, visiting literary agents and publishing house editor. Limited to 15 writers; 
    • The Novel Bookcamp Writing Retreat for authors looking to get away to write, edit, or otherwise wonk on a Work-In-Progress, with a mentoring published author to consult, and opportunities to join various presentations and other activities; 
    • The Novel Bookcamp Book Coach. Limited to 4 writers with a manuscript nearly ready for submission to publishers or agents. Offers a one-on-one development edit to sharpen your work. 

    To be held at the Siena Retreat Center in northern Racine.

    www.novelbookcamp.org. director@novelbookcamp.org

    • Fri, September 01, 2023

    Release of the fall issue of Creative Wisconsin

    • Fri, September 01, 2023

    Jade Ring winners announced

    • Fri, December 01, 2023

    The novel Awful People: A Ghost Story, will be published by Bear Creek Press on dec 1 2023

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