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Door County writing classes, poetry readings, author appearances, meetups and more. Experience the rich literature community of the Door in inspiring settings.

  • Calling All Writers and Photographers!

    The Peninsula Pulse is again calling for poetry, prose, and photography submissions for their annual Hal Grutzmacher Writers’ Exposé and Annual Photography Jubilee.

  • Door County Library Branches Honor World War II

    As part of World War II Week at the Door County Library, original photographs, personal mementos and artifacts of the war will be on display at the Sturgeon Bay location from Monday, June 8 through Saturday, June 13.

  • Dickinson Series Features Ellison Bay Poet

    Hanne Gault will present her unique and inspiring poetry at the next Unitarian Universalist Fellowship-sponsored Dickinson Poetry series June 10.
    Reflecting on her writing style Gault said, “When I read or hear poetry I am not thinking of the structure of the poem as much as I am of that indefinable something, be it beautiful, disturbing or humorous, that has moved or inspired me.

  • Battle-of-the-Books

    Take four middle school students, a 20-title booklist, months of preparation, a computer, and 25 very detailed questions. Reproduce that scenario 94 times around the state and you have Battle-of-the-Books, a statewide literary activity which climaxes during one week each February as teams huddle around a computer in their individual schools to test their knowledge of the plots, characters, and settings of the books on that year’s list.

  • Lukasik Releases New Mystery, “Death’s Door”

    Gail Lukasik, author of the Door County mystery novel Destroying Angels, has recently released her second book in the series, Death’s Door.

  • Dickinson Series Features Baileys Harbor Poet

    Cynthia Johnson, a Door County poet, painter and photographer, will present her poetry during the second monthly Dickinson Series on May 14 at 7 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Door County (UUFDC), Ephraim.

  • Door County’s Young Readers Vote

    T.J. Walker Middle School students were among the nearly 27,000 young readers of Wisconsin who have selected their favorite books for the state’s 2009 Golden Archer Award.