Inspiring People to Write & Share Their Stories

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Write On, Door County focuses on the importance of writing, reading, and connecting people through stories. Nestled on a beautiful and inspiring 59-acre campus in the middle of the Door County peninsula, you'll discover classes, programs, and special events year-round for writers of all ages and levels of experience.

Beginning Monday, April 8, Highway 42 will be closed from Sturgeon Bay to Egg Harbor. For those who use this route to come to Write On, the easiest alternate route is to take Highway 57 north to Baileys Harbor. In downtown Baileys Harbor, turn left onto County EE. Follow it west until it ends at Highway 42. Turn right onto 42, proceed north for approximately one mile to Juddville Road and turn right. The writing center is on the left.

Beginning Monday, May 13, there will be construction on Highway 42 starting at County Road EE. If you wish to avoid construction, take County Road EE to County Road A. Turn right onto A and head north approximately one mile to Juddville Road. Turn left onto Juddville.

Our inspiring programs are held in person at our Writing Center, at various locations in the community, and online. Unless otherwise noted, programs take place at the center.

The Rapture of Being Alive: Writing from the Whole Self poetry intensive with Donna Hilbert, Monday - Friday, May 20 - 24, 9 am - noon

Memoir Monday with Ann Heyse and Judith Miller, Monday, May 20, 10 - 11 am

Author Reading: Nick Petrie with Friends of Door County Library, Friday, May 24, 7 pm, Kress Pavilion

Art/Speaks Special Edition with sculptor Teresa Lind and the Door County Fine Arts Fair, Saturday, May 25, 11 am - 1 pm

What's Your Story?: Prose Open Mic hosted by Tony Smith and Rosemary Steubi, Sunday, May 26, 2 pm

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Conferences

 

  • Washington Island Literary Festival, September 19 - 21, Trueblood Performing Arts Center and other venues, Washington Island
  • Writing On The Door: Your Writing Life, November 8 and 9, Landmark Resort, Egg Harbor

 

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Write On provides a place of solitude and reflection on 59 acres of woods, orchards, and meadows nestled between the water of Green Bay and Lake Michigan. Writers can work on a current project and find inspiration for the next without the distractions that hound them at home. Residencies range from one week to one month.

For residencies in 2025, the application period will be January 1 - April 1, 2024.

Who We Are

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Our mission is to inspire and engage writers and readers of all ages, at all stages.

We do this through events and workshops at our Writing Center and within the community, through our residency program, and by offering support to our writers.

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