2024 Annual Gala, Languages of The Land

Oct 03, 2024 5:30PM—9:00PM

Location

Kress Pavillion, 7845 Church St, Egg Harbor, WI 54209

Cost $150.00

Categories

Finding inspiration and connection from the natural world.

Tickets go on sale July 15 for Write On, Door County’s 2024 Annual Gala, Languages of the Land to be held October 3 at the Kress Pavillion in Egg Harbor, WI. The keynote speaker this year will be former Wisconsin Poet Laureate Kimberly Blaeser, an Anishinaabe activist and environmentalist. Her talk will follow dinner catered by Thyme Catering.

5:30 pm – Cocktails
6:30 pm – Dinner
7:30 pm – Keynote

Tickets for this year’s event are $150. Cost for a full table (8 seats) is $1,000.

To purchase a full table, please click here.

For individual tickets, please click the Register button above.

About Our Keynote Speaker:

Kimberly Blaeser, founding director of Indigenous Nations Poets and past Wisconsin Poet
Laureate, is the author of works in several genres. Her poetry collections include Ancient Light
(2024), Copper Yearning (2019), and Résister en dansant/Ikwe-niimi: Dancing Resistance
(2020). An enrolled member of the White Earth Nation, Blaeser is an Anishinaabe activist and
environmentalist. She is Professor Emerita at UW–Milwaukee, 2024 Mackey Chair in Creative
Writing at Beloit College, and MFA faculty member at the Institute of American Indian Arts.
Blaeser’s honors include the Zona Gale Short Fiction Award and a Lifetime Achievement Award
from Native Writers’ Circle of the Americas. Visit her website.