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October 2018

U.S. POET LAUREATE TRACY K. SMITH READING

October 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Southern Door Community Auditorium, 2073 County Road DK
Brussels, WI 54204
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Write On, Door County is proud to present United States Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith in a rare evening of reading and discussion. Tracy K. Smith photo by Rachel Eliza Griffiths In 2017, Tracy K. Smith was appointed the 22nd United States Poet Laureate. She was reappointed to a second term by the Librarian of Congress, Carla Hayden. Smith is the author of the critically acclaimed memoir Ordinary Light (Knopf, 2015) and four books of poetry. Her most recent collection, Wade in the Water,…

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INTERNATIONAL POETRY POTLUCK: INDIA

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sevastopol Town Hall, 4528 Highway 57
Institute, WI 54235
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Door County Poet Laureate Sharon Auberle and Write On bring an international appreciation of poetry to 2018 with a series of poetry potlucks! Offered quarterly, each potluck will focus on a different country. Participants are asked to bring food reflective of the chosen country as well as a poem either written by one of that nation's poets or one you have written yourself about travel to that country. These events are family-friendly and all ages are encouraged to attend! Our…

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POETRY READING: Marianne Boruch, Annette Langlois Grunseth, and Estella Lauter

October 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Novel Bay Books, 44 N. 3rd Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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Join Write On for an evening of poetry by local and visiting poets! Former Door County Poet Laureate Estella Lauter and Green Bay poet and author Annette Langlois Grunseth join Write On's writer-in-residence Marianne Boruch for a reading and audience discussion. Light refreshments will be served. Free and open to all ages. Poet and essayist Marianne Boruch grew up in Chicago. She is the author of numerous collections of poetry, including, most recently, Eventually One Dreams the Real Thing (2016); Cadaver, Speak (2014); The Book of Hours (2011),…

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November 2018

Great Lakes/Great Books discussion group

November 1 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison Ave
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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A monthly book club discussing works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as a setting or as subject matter. This month’s selection is Death Rides the Ferry by Patricia Skalka. Sheriff Dave Cubiak is ensnared in a killer's cunning gambit It’s a sparkling August day on Washington Island and the resonant notes of early classical music float on the breeze toward the sailboats and ferries that ply the waters of Death’s Door strait. After a forty-year absence,…

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Best Book I Never Read

November 1 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Starboard Brewing Company, 151 N. 3rd Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, 54235
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We’ve all done it. Our high school English teacher or a college lit professor assigned a novel that we had every good intention of reading, but time slipped away. So, the night before the exam, we scanned the Cliff Notes or watched the film adaptation. We didn’t do so well on the exam. Here’s a chance to read those books without having to worry about your grade point average! Enjoy some of the fine crafted beers of Starboard Brewing Company…

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BARDS AND BREWS: An Evening of Sharing Poetry and Beer

November 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, happening 11 times

Starboard Brewing Company, 151 N. 3rd Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, 54235
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Write On is pleased to present Bards and Brews, a monthly reading series on the first Tuesday of the month. Each event will feature one or two poets, followed by an opportunity for audience members to read during an open mic session.  

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December 2018

BARDS AND BREWS: An Evening of Sharing Poetry and Beer

December 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, happening 11 times

Starboard Brewing Company, 151 N. 3rd Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, 54235
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Write On is pleased to present Bards and Brews, a monthly reading series on the first Tuesday of the month. Each event will feature one or two poets, followed by an opportunity for audience members to read during an open mic session.  

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Great Lakes/Great Books discussion group

December 6 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Door County Maritime Museum, 120 N Madison Ave
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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A monthly book club discussing works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that have the Great Lakes as a setting or as subject matter. This month’s selection is The Great Lakes at Ten Miles an Hour by Thomas Shevory. A chronicle of travels by bicycle around the Great Lakes, combining personal observations with reflections on the geology, ecology, history, and culture of the region Over the course of four summers, Thomas Shevory biked along the Great Lakes’ shores, absorbing the stories the lakes…

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Best Book I Never Read

December 6 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Door County Brewing Company, 8099 Highway 57
Baileys Harbor, 54202
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We’ve all done it. Our high school English teacher or a college lit professor assigned a novel that we had every good intention of reading, but time slipped away. So, the night before the exam, we scanned the Cliff Notes or watched the film adaptation. We didn’t do so well on the exam. Here’s a chance to read those books without having to worry about your grade point average! Enjoy some of the fine crafted beers of Starboard Brewing Company…

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January 2019

BARDS AND BREWS: An Evening of Sharing Poetry and Beer

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, happening 11 times

Starboard Brewing Company, 151 N. 3rd Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, 54235
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Write On is pleased to present Bards and Brews, a monthly reading series on the first Tuesday of the month. Each event will feature one or two poets, followed by an opportunity for audience members to read during an open mic session.  

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