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Sunday, April 22 • 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Wisconsin as a character in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry

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Fiction has three main elements - Plotting, character and setting. But here in Wisconsin, sometimes the setting becomes a character on its own. These authors will talk about how critical the state of Wisconsin is to their work and what makes Wisconsin so special on the page. Moderated by UWGB's David Voelker.

Speakers
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Christi Clancy

Professor Christi Clancy specializes in suburban literature, eco-criticism, and creative writing pedagogy. Her work has twice been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and has appeared in Glimmer Train Stories and many other publications, including, most recently, the New York Times... Read More →
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Joe Rein

Joseph Rein is the author of Roads without Houses (Press 53). His short stories, poems, and essays have appeared in over twenty journals and anthologies worldwide, and have been nominated for numerous literary awards. He is also an accomplished screenwriter of award-winning short... Read More →
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Patricia Skalka

Patricia Skalka is the author of the Dave Cubiak Door County Mysteries: Death Stalks Door County, Death at Gills Rock, and Death in Cold Water, winner of the Edna Ferber Fiction Award from the Council for Wisconsin Writers. Death Rides the Ferry, the fourth volume, is scheduled for... Read More →
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Eliot Triechel

Eliot Treichel is the author of the young adult novel A Series of Small Maneuvers, which received the Oregon Book Award’s Readers Choice Award and the Mountain & Plains Independent Booksellers Association’s Reading the West Award. His first book, the story collection Close Is... Read More →
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Melissa Westemeier

Melissa Westemeier currently teaches English 12 and AP Language & Composition to the best darn bunch of seniors at Freedom High School. In her spare time she’s an author, editor, mom of three boys, nature lover and member of the Screw Iowa Writers Workshop. Melissa’s novels include... Read More →


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