Poetry Reading and Advanced Poetry Master Class with Mark Wunderlich
Join award-winning poet Mark Wunderlich and his editors at Graywolf Press for a reading and conversation about the editorial process of his new collection, The God of Nothingness, Thursday, January 28 from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm LEARN MORE and REGISTER.
Mark is also hosting a four-week, online master class beginning February 13 that will outline a number of strategies meant to revivify your writing practice and push your poems in surprising ways. The class is intended for people with experience writing poetry and taking part in poetry workshops. Class is by application and limited to 10 students. Early application is recommended. LEARN MORE and APPLY.
Space is still available for February’s Craft of Writing: Young Adult Fiction
Join acclaimed novelists Swati Avasthi and Kim Johnson they lead this three-week program on the craft of writing a novel in the young adult genre. The Craft of Writing series takes place virtually the first through third Thursdays of each month.
Fiction Techniques for Memoir Writers with Kathleen Ernst
Discover the novelist’s tools to help you write your family story in this fiction memoir workshop on Tuesday, February 2 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm. This workshop is designed for anyone interested in writing a memoir—retirees, seniors, family historians—and of course fiction writers and poets are welcome too! LEARN MORE and REGISTER.
NEA Big Read: Door County Kick-off
Write On is proud to be a presenting partner with Door County Library on the 2021 NEA Big Read: Door County. The book selected for this year’s program is Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel. A variety of online events are planned from January 28 through February 13, including book discussions, writing workshops, panel conversations and a visit by the author. Read more.
Book Time at the Writing Center
Schedule a free, private two-hour block of time in Write On, Door County’s Writing Center. Alone, or with a few others in your bubble, you can spend time in our Discovery Library or Classroom. Give yourself the gift of focused time, tranquility, and access to books by Door County and Wisconsin authors, Write On residents, craft and writing volumes, and more. Spaces are sterilized in between visitors. Masks are required at all times during your visit. Organized groups, like book clubs or writing groups should contact Write On directly at (920) 868-1457.
Submit Your Writing
Write On, Door County, in collaboration with the weekly publication Peninsula Pulse, seeks stories, essays, poems, and other pieces of creative writing to appear on a weekly literary page.
The new writing prompt is appropriately “New Beginnings.” Writers of all ages and experience levels with an affinity for the Door Peninsula are invited to submit work for consideration. Read more.
New Networking Group for Published Writers in Door County
Are you a published author living in Door County full- or part-time? A new group is forming for published writers to meet, share information, ask questions, and develop networks. If you would like to take part in this group, please email Artistic Director Jerod Santek.