October Poet for Hire: extemporaneous
typewriter poetry. To say nothing of the inimitable micro-ekphrastivertibles!
Anthology, State Street, Madison, WI.
August Strange Devices: a poetry workshop. Learn unusual exercises
to generate new and inventive work. You'll never be stuck for inspiration
again! An overview of dozens of interesting techniques. At Whispering
Woodlands, Verona, WI. $45
Poetry toward Publication. Wondering
whether your poems are ready to submit? Flummoxed about which poetry
to send to what journals? Baffled by selection of a cohesive set of poems
for a chapbook manuscript? Learn to determine suitable venues for publication
of your work, and how to organize your poems around specific styles and
Woodlands, Verona, WI. 4
Wisconsin Book Festival. A
Cold Read: Polaroid/spontaneous
typewriter poetry exhibit, short talk and opening with refreshments,
Avol's Bookstore, Madison, WI.
Monday, 6:30 pm: Poetry
Café, 233 East College Ave., Appleton,
Sunday, 1–4 pm: Submitting
Poetry and Short Fiction. How
do you select a journal to submit to? What is standard manuscript format?
What should you include in a cover letter? Bring up to 10 or 12 poems
and we'll find appropriate venues for submission and cover the dos and
don'ts of preparation.Whispering
Woodlands, Verona, WI. $35
Sunday, 9 am: Black Holes to Black Ops: Bringing
Genre Poetry in from the Cold. Presentation, Wisconsin Fellowship
of Poets Fall Conference, Stevens Point, WI.
Saturday, 1-4 pm: SF, Fantasy, and Horror Poetry.
Interested in bringing science fiction and fantastic themes into your
poetry? This workshop focuses on generating imaginative content in
speculative work, as well as presenting journals that publish these
popular genres. Whispering
Woodlands, Verona, WI. $35
Wednesday, 6:30 pm: Poetry
Public Museum, 210 Museum Place, Green Bay,
July–August Magazine Publishing: American
Collegiate Adventures. A summer high school class culminating
in zine publication. Madison, WI.
Cold Read. Polaroid/spontaneous
typewriter poetry performances/exhibit, Kohler Art Museum, Sheboygan,
Chapbook Tournament. Yup,
you read that correctly. Followed by competitor reading at BONK!, Racine,
Book Festival. Publisher's
panel, Madison, WI.
3rd Pushcart nomination, from Niteblade, for "Flash."
Read part of Polaroid art exhibit in Milan, Italy.
Publication Prize from the Atlanta Review 2011 contest,
for "Departing Summer."
Bale Boone Award and $500 from
the Heartland Review 2011 poetry contest, for "Flash."
place in both the Poet's Choice and Theme sections of the Wisconsin
Fellowship of PoetsTriad
Contest, for "Rain” and “Point of Order."
Publication Prize from the Atlanta Review 2010 contest, for "Except