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May 2019

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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Best Book I Never Read

May 16 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Starboard Brewing Company, 151 N. 3rd Ave.
Sturgeon Bay, 54235
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PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE FOR THIS MONTH ONLY: MAY 16! We’ve all done it. Our high school English teacher or a college lit professor assigned a novel that we had every good intention of reading, but time slipped away. So, the night before the exam, we scanned the Cliff Notes or watched the film adaptation. We didn’t do so well on the exam. Here’s a chance to read those books without having to worry about your grade point average!…

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WRITING THE CATASTROPHE: Singing in Dark Times with Donna Hilbert

May 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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$90.00

In the dark times Will there also be singing? Yes, there will also be singing. About the dark times. -- Bertolt Brecht What cannot be said will be wept. -- Sappho We all carry them: stories of loss and regret so overwhelming and painful we cannot find an entry point from which to write. Yet, we cannot put the stories behind us. Sometimes we nurture the illusion that we might write one Big Poem and then be done with it.…

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THE WILDNESS WITHIN: A Writing and Nature Workshop with Tamara Madison

May 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
The Ridges Sanctuary, 8166 Highway 57
Baileys Harbor, 54202
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Write On presents a special free workshop in collaboration with The Ridges Sanctuary in celebration of their annual Festival of Nature with California poet Tamara Madison. All ages are welcome! We will gather at the Nature Center to begin the program.  Let's take a tip from Mary Oliver and bring our pens and notebooks on a nature walk! In fact, bring your favorite nature poem, too, to share as we get started. In this workshop, we will closely examine the natural…

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June 2019

Door County Mystery Writers Critique Group

June 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day First of the month, repeating until Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Write On, Door County, 4177 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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The Door County Mystery Writers Critique Group will meet the first Tuesday of every month at 11 am. The purpose of the group is to offer critiques of pages, outlines, synopsis, and query letters, as well as exchanging ideas about plots, etc. The group is facilitated by local writer James Jordan. Find the support and encouragement you need to keep your mystery going!

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ART/SPEAKS at Edgewood Orchard Galleries

June 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Edgewood Orchard Galleries, 4140 Peninsula Players Rd.
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Write On, Door County is pleased to partner again this season with Edgewood Orchard Galleries 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. This exhibit features artwork included in Edgewood's benefit cookbook, along with other food, kitchen or cooking related artwork ranging from a painting of a slice of pie to a corn…

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MUSIC AS LITERARY INFLUENCE with Vida Cross

June 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Glas Coffeehouse, 67 E. Maple St.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
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$45.00

Writers have long been influenced by jazz, gospel, blues, and classical music. Two notable examples are Toni Morrison and James Baldwin. As a blues poet, Vida Cross wrote the collection Bronzeville at Night: 1949, rooted in the history of blues music and blues literature. She will discuss her process and led participants in writing exercises inspired by music. To register online for the workshop, please click here. For other registration options, please call 920-868-1457. A 2018 Pushcart nominee, Vida Cross’…

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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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POETRY MEETS MUSIC: A Collaboration with Midsummer’s Music

June 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Birch Creek Music Performance Center, 3821 County Road E
Egg Harbor, WI
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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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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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