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February 2020

POETRY READING

February 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 10341 Water St (Hwy 42)
Ephraim, WI 54211
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Hear members of our community read poetry in their native tongues. INTERNATIONAL MOTHER LANGUAGE DAY Celebrate International Mother Language Day with Write On as people share poems and stories in their native languages! This reading not only celebrates the languages of the world spoken here in Door County, it also invites audience members to relax and appreciate the rhythm and music of poetry, rather than focus on the poem's "message." Past languages presented at this annual event have included Bulgarian,…

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STORYTELLING WORKSHOP

February 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Door County Brewing Company, 8099 Highway 57
Baileys Harbor, 54202
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Get tips for turning your workplace stories into a stage-worthy piece. TALES OF THE TRADE: A Storytelling Workshop Our workplaces are the sources of joy and frustration, of laughter and tears, of kooky colleagues and eccentric customers. Bartenders, servers, clerks, health care workers, police officers ... every job has more than its share of stories! Join us for a free, fun afternoon of putting your workplace stories into a format that can be shared live at our Tales Of The Trade…

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POETRY READING AND PERFORMANCE

February 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Write On, Door County partners with Door Community Auditorium to present an eclectic selection of poems and music. WORDS ON FIRE: An Evening of Poetry and Music We are happy to continue Words on Fire and are putting out a call for poems.  Remember, February 29 is Leap Day and our theme is eclectic, so have some fun!  Poems should be your own and may be new or previously published.  An editorial committee will review poems and select those for…

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March 2020

WRITE ON AT AWP CONFERENCE 2020!

March 5 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until Saturday, March 7, 2020

Henry B. González Convention Center, 900 E. Market Street
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States
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Visit Write On at Booth 1562 at the 2020 Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) annual conference and bookfair!

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Great Lakes/Great Books Discussion Group

March 5 @ 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 Across the Great Lake by Lee Zacharias. "It was a huge and powerful ship with a tall, handsome pilothouse and big smoking stacks, no place for a girl, though I loved it, I cannot tell you how much I loved it." In her eighty-fifth year, Fern Halvorson tells the story of a childhood journey…

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WRITE ON AT AWP: A TRIBUTE TO W.S. MERWIN PRESENTED BY COPPER CANYON PRESS AND WRITE ON, DOOR COUNTY

March 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Henry B. González Center, HemisFair Ballroom C3, 900 E. Market St.
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States
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A Tribute to W.S. Merwin, Sponsored by Copper Canyon Press & Write On, Door County W.S. Merwin was a two-time Pulitzer prize-winning author, United States poet laureate, Academy of American Poets Chancellor, environmental activist, and translator. His impact on American literature was profound. One of the nation’s most decorated and prolific poets, Merwin published over fifty books, including The Shadow of Sirius(Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, 2009), Migration: New and Selected Poems (National Book Award, 2007), and The Carrier of Ladders (Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, 1971).…

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WRITE ON AT AWP CONFERENCE 2020!

March 6 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until Saturday, March 7, 2020

Henry B. González Convention Center, 900 E. Market Street
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States
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Visit Write On at Booth 1562 at the 2020 Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) annual conference and bookfair!

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WRITE ON AT AWP CONFERENCE 2020!

March 7 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until Saturday, March 7, 2020

Henry B. González Convention Center, 900 E. Market Street
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States
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Visit Write On at Booth 1562 at the 2020 Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) annual conference and bookfair!

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WRITE ON IN THE COMMUNITY: Judith Adrian at the Door County Jail

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

As part of our community outreach programs, writer-in-residence Judith Adrian will offer a writing program for inmates and staff at the Door County Jail.   Judith Adrian returns to Write On, Door County for her third residency. During her last residency, she brought to final form the manuscript that became her third nonfiction book, Tera's Tale: Rebel on the River. Her other books include Because I Am Jackie Millar and In Warm Blood: Prison & Privilege, Hurt & Heart. The latter was based on…

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WRITE ON IN THE COMMUNITY: SkyWriting with Northern Sky Theater

March 12 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

Write On and Northern Sky Theater collaborate on offering in-school creative writing workshops at area elementary, middle, and high schools. Using fun-filled prompts and activities, we will encourage students to write on the theme of nature. Writing workshops will take place throughout winter and spring. Representatives from Write On and Northern Sky will collect these writings and select a number to be adapted to music. Curated and directed by Ray Jivoff and composer Brett Ryback, up to ten songs will…

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