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September 8, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Learn tips for writing effective letters to the editor and to elected officials

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR with Estella Lauter

In light of the upcoming election and anxiety about the ongoing pandemic and critical social and environmental issues that impact us all, how can we craft letters to the editor that get to the heart of our concerns without being bombastic? Learn tips for writing influential letters that express your views concisely and effectively. Come prepared to draft at least one letter to the editor.

This session is presented free (goodwill donations are accepted) but registration is required as space is strictly limited. To register for this session, please click here.

For everyone’s safety, class size is limited to 8 participants. Face masks are required. 

Since her retirement from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh as Chair of the English Department, Estella Lauter has reveled in the writing community, publishing four chapbooks with Finishing Line Press (one of them in the New Women’s Voices series) and enjoying membership in three writing workshops. Her poems have won awards from WFOP, the Wisconsin Writers Association, Fox Cry and the Peninsula Pulse. She tied for first prize in the 2009 Barbara Mandigo Kelly Peace Poetry contest, and her work has been published in several literary journals, including Bramble, Midwest Review, Stoneboat, Free Verse, Verse Wisconsin andWisconsin People and Ideas. Two poems were nominated for the Pushcart award. Poems have also appeared in several anthologies, including The Nature of DoorSweeping Beauty, and Echolocations. She was appointed Poet Laureate of Door County for 2013-2015, during which time she founded the Door County Poets Collective to publish an anthology, Soundings: Door County in Poetry (Caravaggio Press, 2015). She co-edited the 2017 Poets Calendar for WFOP with Francha Barnard on the theme of water.


September 8, 2020
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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