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June 2019

WRiTERS NiGHT: LGBTQ Edition

June 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tambourine Lounge, Holiday Music Motel, 59 N. Second Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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As part of Open Door Pride week, Tambourine Lounge and Write On, Door County partner to bring a special LGBTQ+ WRiTERS NiGHT! Regular host Cathy Grier, a founding member of Open Door Pride, leads this special curated event. We are seeking LGBTQ+ related original songs, spoken word pieces, prose or poetry. Readers have a maximum time limit of 10 minutes. Only 12 spots area available and are certain to fill up fast! If you are interested in reading,  please contact…

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THE WRITING OF POETRY AS HISTORICAL UNDERSTANDING with Sylvia Cavanaugh

June 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old Gibraltar Town Hall, 4176 Maple St.
Fish Creek, 54212
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A SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY OFFERED FREE TO TEACHERS Just as in the discipline of history, poetry involves making connections between things. Poetry also represents a powerful way for students to express an understanding of historical sources. Asking students to respond poetically to primary sources, in particular, allows students to engage their creativity and even their own personal narratives in exploring what voices from the past have to tell us.  Poet and educator Sylvia Cavanaugh leads a two-hour workshop designed especially for…

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POETRY MEETS MUSIC: A Collaboration with Midsummer’s Music

June 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 10341 Water St (Hwy 42)
Ephraim, WI 54211
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Write On is pleased to enter our fourth year of collaboration with Midsummer’s Music! Local and visiting poets were asked to create original poems based on music to be played at one of Midsummer’s concerts. Poets were sent a CD of music to be performed the night of their concert, but with no information as to the composers or other details. Poets were asked to write a poem or poems in response to the emotions evoked by the music they heard. Music…

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POETRY MEETS MUSIC: A Collaboration with Midsummer’s Music

June 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Write On is pleased to enter our fourth year of collaboration with Midsummer’s Music! Local and visiting poets were asked to create original poems based on music to be played at one of Midsummer’s concerts. Poets were sent a CD of music to be performed the night of their concert, but with no information as to the composers or other details. Poets were asked to write a poem or poems in response to the emotions evoked by the music they heard. Music…

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WRITING THE NATURAL WORLD with Michael Brecke

June 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 2 days that begins at 9:00am, repeating until Friday, June 28, 2019

Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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$135.00

The birds and the bees and the flowers and the trees and your best animal friends from today or yesteryear. We will write stories about the natural world and those things in the natural world that we can see and touch and even taste. We will write about our animal friends they are always more than pets. This will be a writing class and what we will be doing is writing. Each class will feature an opening to discuss the topic…

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WRITERS’ CRITIQUE GROUP

June 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, August 19, 2019

Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Are you a writer looking for feedback on your work? You are welcome to join the new Writers' Critique Group, meeting bi-weekly at the Coop this summer! Writers of all kinds are welcome. Bring your poems or prose and have an opportunity to read your work aloud followed by constructive comments from other members of the group. It's a great way to test out some of your writing! The group will meet in Norb Blei's Coop, located behind the Write…

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MEMOIR AND FICTION WRITING with Nancy Fishman

June 25 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Scandia Village, The Meadows, 10560 Applewood Rd.
Sister Bay, 54234
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Do we write the stories of our lives to leave a record for friends and family? Do we write memoir or fiction based on our experiences so that we can understand our lives better? Or do we write memoir to preserve history and the sometimes complex and sometimes quiet events that we have lived through? Join fiction writer Nancy Fishman for two classes on memoir and fiction writing. We will talk about what makes a compelling memoir and why we…

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WRITING THE NATURAL WORLD with Michael Brecke

June 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 2 days that begins at 9:00am, repeating until Friday, June 28, 2019

Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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$135.00

The birds and the bees and the flowers and the trees and your best animal friends from today or yesteryear. We will write stories about the natural world and those things in the natural world that we can see and touch and even taste. We will write about our animal friends they are always more than pets. This will be a writing class and what we will be doing is writing. Each class will feature an opening to discuss the topic…

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EGGS-PHRASTIC WRITING! A Special Art/Speaks EGGStravaganza Creative Lab

June 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The practice of using words to comment on a piece of visual art—ekphrasis—is an ancient one. One of the earliest and most commonly cited forms of ekphrasis occurs in The Iliad, when Homer provides a long and discursive account of the elaborate scenes embossed on the shield of Achilles. Contemporary literature provides many fine examples of ekphrastic writing. Art/Speaks is a long-running Write On program encouraging people to write in response to art at local galleries. We take a unique spin…

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WRITING THE NATURAL WORLD with Michael Brecke

June 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 2 days that begins at 9:00am, repeating until Friday, June 28, 2019

Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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$135.00

The birds and the bees and the flowers and the trees and your best animal friends from today or yesteryear. We will write stories about the natural world and those things in the natural world that we can see and touch and even taste. We will write about our animal friends they are always more than pets. This will be a writing class and what we will be doing is writing. Each class will feature an opening to discuss the topic…

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