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April 2019

HOMEGROWN POETRY: Poetry at Sturgeon Bay Library

April 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sturgeon Bay Public Library, 107 S. Fourth Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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CELEBRATE NATIONAL POETRY MONTH WITH WRITE ON & DOOR COUNTY LIBRARIES Join us for one of a series of four readings and discussions about the importance of poetry in our lives with collaboration from the Door County Community. Readers include elected officials, community representatives, and high school students along with Door County Poets Laureate Sharon Auberle (2017-2019) and Nancy Rafal (2019-2021). In addition to Sharon and Nancy, today's readers include Sturgeon Bay High School students Yareth Hernandez, Yadira Ortiz, Vanessa Ruiz…

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UntitledTown 2019

April 25 @ 8:00 am - April 28 @ 3:00 pm

Write On is excited to be a sponsoring partner of  UntitledTown 2019! Join us April 25 - 28 in Green Bay for a variety of workshops, panel discussions, author talks and readings! Headliners include Walter Mosley, Susan Orlean, Rebecca Makkai, Jamie Ford, Andrea Gibson, Nickolas Butler, William Kent Krueger plus a special performance by Michael Perry and the Long Beds! Check them out here! View the full Festival schedule here! We can't promise that the snow will be gone, but we can…

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THE SHORT PLAY: Special Workshop for Teens with Alex Genty-Waksberg

April 28 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 12:00pm

Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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$80.00

Playwright Alex Genty-Waksberg will lead a two-part workshop for teens interested in writing short plays. The program will culminate in a student reading of their plays for family and friends. Sessions will be held Sunday, April 28, noon - 5 pm, and Saturday, May 4, noon - 5 pm with the showcase at 7 pm. Space is limited to eight students. During the first session, the group will read over some short one-act plays, go over story structure, and brainstorm…

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HOMEGROWN POETRY: Poetry at Forestville Library

April 29 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Forestville Library, 123 S. Forestville Ave.
Forestville, WI 54213
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CELEBRATE NATIONAL POETRY MONTH WITH WRITE ON & DOOR COUNTY LIBRARIES Join us for one of a series of four readings and discussions about the importance of poetry in our lives with collaboration from the Door County Community. Readers include elected officials, community representatives, and high school students along with Door County Poets Laureate Sharon Auberle (2017-2019) and Nancy Rafal (2019-2017). In addition to Sharon and Nancy, today's program features Door County Sheriff Tammy Sternard.

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May 2019

THE SHORT PLAY: Special Workshop for Teens with Alex Genty-Waksberg

May 4 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 12:00pm

Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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$80.00

Playwright Alex Genty-Waksberg will lead a two-part workshop for teens interested in writing short plays. The program will culminate in a student reading of their plays for family and friends. Sessions will be held Sunday, April 28, noon - 5 pm, and Saturday, May 4, noon - 5 pm with the showcase at 7 pm. Space is limited to eight students. During the first session, the group will read over some short one-act plays, go over story structure, and brainstorm…

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DEVELOPING A WRITING HABIT with Robin Sauerwein

May 6 @ 9:00 am - May 10 @ 11:00 am
Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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$150.00

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 fun writing prompts. We’ll share new writing and discuss the obstacles that get in the way of writing. All ages and levels are welcome. The class is designed to support both new and experienced writers as they work on developing or continuing a writing habit.…

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MEET THE AUTHORS! Miranda and Baptiste Paul and Farmer Tantoh Nforba

May 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Are you working on a book? Do you want to learn about collaboration with other writers? Interested in writing for children, or writing about a real-life person or event? Come ask these and more questions in a special reception with co-authors Miranda Paul and Baptiste Paul and the environmentalist Farmer Tantoh Nforba, subject of their new book. Copies of I Am Farmer: Growing an Environmental Movement in Cameroon will be available for purchase and autographing. This event is free and…

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June 2019

MAGICK AND ALCHEMY

June 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sturgeon Bay Public Library, 107 S. Fourth Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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Before Isaac Newton was a world- famous scientist, he was a lonely boy who lived in the attic of the apothecary’s house. In the apothecary’s workshop, he could watch what he (and everyone else in those times) believed was magic. But what, exactly, did apothecaries and alchemists DO? Why did they believe it was magic? And how could someone who believed in magic—and grew up to be the world’s greatest alchemist—ALSO discover the secrets of the universe? Find out at…

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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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July 2019

ART/SPEAKS: A Free Writing Lab

July 5 @ 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 an accomplished writer, 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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