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April 2020

ART/SPEAKS: A Free Writing Lab

April 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Margaret Lockwood Gallery, 7 S. Second Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 United States
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Write On, Door County is pleased to partner with Margaret Lockwood Gallery on Art/Speaks, a free writing lab encouraging people to write in response to the images on exhibit. Led by poet Francha Barnard, these 60-minute writing activities are perfect for both beginning and advanced writers in any genre. Sessions are offered quarterly throughout the year. About Art/Speaks: 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…

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Art/Speaks: Virtual Writing Lab

April 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until Friday, May 8, 2020

Ekphrasis is an ages-old practice of reacting to one art form in another. It includes all of the arts such as dance, visual art, music and theater. The Art/Speaks program of Write On, Door County invites writers to view visual art and react ekphrastically with poems, essays, short stories or plays. Usually, this program takes place at galleries around the county: quarterly at Margaret Lockwood Gallery in Sturgeon Bay; monthly during Edgewood Orchard Galleries’ season in Fish Creek; and periodically…

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DOOR COUNTY’S FAVORITE POEM-A-DAY

April 3 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

To celebrate National Poetry Month, we have asked members of our beloved Door County community to share one of their favorite poems. Throughout the month, we will post videos on our Facebook page of Door County artists, bartenders, business owners, farmers, and more reading a favorite poem. All postings will occur at noon. Today's reader is Ann Heyse, a member of Write On's Board of Directors, a poet and children's author, and a retired educator, reading the poem "Peace of Wild Things"…

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FAMILY STORIES WORKSHOP with Peggy Williams

April 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Sturgeon Bay Public Library, 107 S. Fourth Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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We regret that we have cancelled this event due to COVID-19 concerns. Please watch our website for alternative options for taking part in this program.  Learn how to turn your family history into fiction, memoir, and more.  CONVERTING GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH INTO FICTION, NONFICTION, BIOGRAPHY, AND FAMILY STORIES with Peggy Williams Genealogy aficionado Peggy Williams, writer-in-residence at Write On, is working on a two-book fiction series written in the spirit of her Filles du Roi ancestors (women who migrated from France to…

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DOOR COUNTY’S FAVORITE POEM-A-DAY

April 4 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

To celebrate National Poetry Month, we have asked members of our beloved Door County community to share one of their favorite poems. Throughout the month, we will post videos on our Facebook page of Door County artists, bartenders, business owners, farmers, and more reading a favorite poem. All postings will occur at noon. Today's reader is David Eliot, Publisher, Peninsula Pulse, reading the poem "The Giant" by Charles Mackay. Click here to view the poetry archives.

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CELEBRATE POETRY! Online Reading

April 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Write On is a proud member of the Wisconsin Poet Laureate Commission. Current Poet Laureate, Margaret Rozga, was scheduled for a residency at Write On in mid-March, which had to be canceled, along with her reading and conversation. She, along with former state and several regional Poets Laureate will celebrate National Poetry Month with a special online reading sponsored by the Madison Public Library and the Wisconsin Book Festival. You can join in the celebration by clicking here.

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Art/Speaks: Virtual Writing Lab

April 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until Friday, May 8, 2020

Ekphrasis is an ages-old practice of reacting to one art form in another. It includes all of the arts such as dance, visual art, music and theater. The Art/Speaks program of Write On, Door County invites writers to view visual art and react ekphrastically with poems, essays, short stories or plays. Usually, this program takes place at galleries around the county: quarterly at Margaret Lockwood Gallery in Sturgeon Bay; monthly during Edgewood Orchard Galleries’ season in Fish Creek; and periodically…

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WRITERS’ VIRTUAL CRITIQUE GROUP

April 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, July 23, 2020

Want feedback on writing you are doing during our collective quarantine? Why not join Write On’s writers’ virtual critique group, meeting via Zoom? The ground rules are simple: send the group something you’ve written for which you’d like constructive criticism (or send a short piece of what you consider excellent writing by a published author) and the group will read the piece prior to the Zoom meeting and offer comments during the meeting. We will be reading and commenting on…

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Art/Speaks: Virtual Writing Lab

April 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until Friday, May 8, 2020

Ekphrasis is an ages-old practice of reacting to one art form in another. It includes all of the arts such as dance, visual art, music and theater. The Art/Speaks program of Write On, Door County invites writers to view visual art and react ekphrastically with poems, essays, short stories or plays. Usually, this program takes place at galleries around the county: quarterly at Margaret Lockwood Gallery in Sturgeon Bay; monthly during Edgewood Orchard Galleries’ season in Fish Creek; and periodically…

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WRITING PRACTICE CLASS with Robin Sauerwein

April 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00pm, repeating until Friday, April 24, 2020

Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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$150.00

We regret that this program has been cancelled due to concerns over the COVID-19 crisis. Please watch our website for updates on alternative options for taking part in this opportunity.  Learn tips for establishing a regular writing routine. DEVELOPING A WRITING HABIT with Robin Sauerwein Would you like to start a regular writing routine but aren’t sure how to begin? This week-long class is ideal for you! Instructor Robin Sauerwein will focus on setting goals each day while experimenting with…

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