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Literary Milwaukee, Apr 13-18

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Anyone who thinks Milwaukee isn’t a literary hotbed hasn’t been paying attention.

Here are events coming up this week:

Mon. Apr 13 Jason Reynolds at Milwaukee Public Library East, hosted by Boswell Books (6:30, free)

Tues. Apr 14 Rebecca Rasmussen at Mount Mary University (6:30 pm, free)

Thurs. Apr 16 Nickolas Butler at Shorewood Public Library (special, intimate appearance for working writers, 10 am, free)

Sat. Apr 18 The Path to Publication with agent, Elizabeth Evans (9:30 am, $30, registration necessary)

Camp Brochure

Click here for a pdf of our 2017-creative-writing-camp-brochure which includes registration information.

2017 Camp Dates

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For writers entering grades 6-8

June 19 – 23 at Mount Mary University, Milwaukee

June 26 – 30 at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center

For writers entering grades 9-12

July 17 – 21 at Mount Mary University, Milwaukee

July 24 – 28 at Retzer Nature Center, Waukesha

Camp Hours: M-F, 9:00 – 2:30

 Camp Brochure

To Use Pay Pal:

Late Registration (After June 1) $375

To Pay by Check:

Download and complete Registration Form

Send Check to: Red Oak Young Writers, PO Box 342 Genesee Depot, WI 53127


Craft & Publishing Workshops


Join other writers and experts in the field to learn about topics relating to writing and marketing your work. These interactive workshops  allow you to dig deeper into your work and learn from other committed writers in a collegial setting.

Sept 9*

Stoking the Fire: Getting and Staying Inspired with Kim Suhr, Director  (includes optional critique of 5 pages by Kim following the workshop)

Oct 6-8

Join us at the Wisconsin Writers Association Conference, Neenah, WI

Breakout– First Pages: Analysis & (Optional) Feedback with Kim Suhr

See the WWA website  for full conference schedule

Nov 11*

Writer Turned Publisher: Lessons from a Micropress  with Lisa Rivero, Editor-in-Chief, Hidden Timber Books (includes optional critique of query letter by Lisa following the workshop)

Dec 9*

Crafting Your Pitch to Land a Literary Agent or Book Contract with Philip Martin, lead instructor, Novel-in-Progress Bookcamp and director, Great Lakes Literary and Crickhollow & Crispin Books


*Studio workshops held on Saturday mornings from 9:30 – noon in our studio at 11709 W. Cleveland Ave, West Allis (in the education wing of Holy Trinity Church)

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