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Write On, Door County

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4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
920-868-1457

October 2021

POETRY READING

October 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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JOIN US FOR A LATE AFTERNOON READING WITH POETS ROBIN CHAPMAN AND ALISON TOWNSEND A light reception and conversation with the poets follows the reading   Robin Chapman writes poetry of our natural world, her Atomic City childhood, chaos, and her Eagle Heights garden in Madison. Her ten award-winning books of poetry include Abundance (Cider Press Review's Book Award), Images of a Complex World: The Art and Poetry of Chaos, with J.C. Sprott's explanations and fractals (Posner Award), Six True Things, recipient of one of Wisconsin…

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POETRY WORKSHOP: What Have You Lost?: The Healing Path of Poetry

October 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Discover how writing poems can help you heal from loss WHAT HAVE YOU LOST?: The Healing Path of Poetry with Alison Townsend Alison Townsend has written extensively about loss and will guide participants in a generative workshop using models and examples from her own work and that of others. In this supportive workshop, we will explore the elegiac impulse and how writing poems can help us heal. Prompts and handouts will be provided. This class will be held in person…

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November 2021

BOOK DISCUSSION: Great Lakes/Great Books

November 4 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States

Discuss books that have the Great Lakes as setting or subject matter GREAT LAKES/GREAT BOOKS   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 Waters of the World: The Story of the Scientists Who Unraveled the Mysteries of Our Oceans, Atmosphere, and Ice Sheets and Made the Planet Whole by Sarah Dry. The compelling and adventurous stories of seven pioneering scientists…

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TALES OF THE TRADE: Story Telling Class for Hospitality Workers

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until November 23, 2021

Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Calling all restaurant workers! Join us for a story-telling workshop to share the ups and downs of your job! TALES OF THE TRADE: A STORY-TELLING WORKSHOP FOR RESTAURANT AND BAR EMPLOYEES WITH RAE BINSTOCK We'll start by sharing and recording experiences. Learn fundamental skills/tools to shape those experiences into a narrative or performance. The desire to be heard is often met with resistance from gatekeeping about the tools to speak. Let's smash down that gate! By the end of the three-week program,…

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FICTION WORKSHOP: Writing Fabulism

November 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Fabulism is a form of magical realism in which fantastical elements are placed in an everyday setting. The term has its roots in fairytales and fables, but is most often defined as "when literature gets weird." In this two-hour workshop, we’ll examine a piece of fabulism and write the beginnings of our own stories. We’ll brainstorm premises for our fabulist stories and explore how they might function on both the literal and metaphorical level. How do we follow our premises…

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TALES OF THE TRADE: Story Telling Class for Hospitality Workers

November 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until November 23, 2021

Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Calling all restaurant workers! Join us for a story-telling workshop to share the ups and downs of your job! TALES OF THE TRADE: A STORY-TELLING WORKSHOP FOR RESTAURANT AND BAR EMPLOYEES WITH RAE BINSTOCK We'll start by sharing and recording experiences. Learn fundamental skills/tools to shape those experiences into a narrative or performance. The desire to be heard is often met with resistance from gatekeeping about the tools to speak. Let's smash down that gate! By the end of the three-week program,…

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TALES OF THE TRADE: Story Telling Class for Hospitality Workers

November 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until November 23, 2021

Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Calling all restaurant workers! Join us for a story-telling workshop to share the ups and downs of your job! TALES OF THE TRADE: A STORY-TELLING WORKSHOP FOR RESTAURANT AND BAR EMPLOYEES WITH RAE BINSTOCK We'll start by sharing and recording experiences. Learn fundamental skills/tools to shape those experiences into a narrative or performance. The desire to be heard is often met with resistance from gatekeeping about the tools to speak. Let's smash down that gate! By the end of the three-week program,…

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December 2021

BOOK DISCUSSION: Great Lakes/Great Books

December 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Discuss books that have the Great Lakes as setting or subject matter GREAT LAKES/GREAT BOOKS   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 Sweetwater Sailors by Bob Ojala.   Take a trip on the Great Lakes with Sweetwater Sailors. This entertaining, historical and factual book brings you up close and personal with Great Lakes Merchant Mariners, both men and women,…

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COFFEE AND CONVERSATION

December 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Join us for a morning coffee hour and conversation with our writer-in-residence, Samina Hadi-Tabassum.   Samina Hadi-Tabassum is an associate professor at Erikson Institute in Chicago. Her first book of poems, Muslim Melancholia (2017), was published by Red Mountain Press. She has published poems in Tin House, Clockhouse, Conduit, East Lit Journal, Soul-Lit, Journal of Postcolonial Literature, Papercuts, The Waggle, Indian Review, Classical Poets, Mosaic, Main Street Rag, Connecticut River Review, Pilgrimage Literary Journal, riksha, and These Fragile Lilacs. Her…

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January 2022

BOOK DISCUSSION: Great Lakes/Great Books

January 6, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Discuss books that have the Great Lakes as setting or subject matter GREAT LAKES/GREAT BOOKS   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 The Living Great Lakes: Searching for the Heart of the Inland Seas by Jerry Dennis. Award-winning nature author Jerry Dennis reveals the splendor and beauty of North America’s Great Lakes in this “masterwork”* history and memoir of…

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February 2022

BOOK DISCUSSION: Great Lakes/Great Books

February 3, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Discuss books that have the Great Lakes as setting or subject matter GREAT LAKES/GREAT BOOKS   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 The Cadottes: A Fur Trade Family on Lake Superior by Robert Silbernagel.   The Great Lakes fur trade spanned two centuries and thousands of miles, but the story of one particular family, the Cadottes, illuminates the history…

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March 2022

BOOK DISCUSSION: Great Lakes/Great Books

March 3, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Discuss books that have the Great Lakes as setting or subject matter GREAT LAKES/GREAT BOOKS   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 The Audacity of Goats: A Novel by J.F. Riordan.   All is not well north of the tension line. A series of unsettling nighttime incidents have left the islanders uncertain whether to be nervous or annoyed. Are they…

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April 2022

BOOK DISCUSSION: Great Lakes/Great Books

April 7, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Discuss books that have the Great Lakes as setting or subject matter GREAT LAKES/GREAT BOOKS   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 Raft of Stars by Andrew J. Graff. “A rousing adventure yarn full of danger and heart and humor.” —Richard Russo An instant classic for fans of Jane Smiley and Kitchens of the Great Midwest: when two hardscrabble young boys think…

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May 2022

BOOK DISCUSSION: Great Lakes/Great Books

May 5, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Write On, Door County, 4210 Juddville Rd
Fish Creek, WI 54212 United States
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Discuss books that have the Great Lakes as setting or subject matter GREAT LAKES/GREAT BOOKS   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 In the Unsettled Homeland of Dreams by Thomas Davis.   "... we were going to West Harbor to hear Negro Bennett preach in 1854 ... Bennett was about sixty years old at the time. I think the…

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