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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.

  • 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.

  • Existentialist Drywallers, Rejection, and Fatherhood with Michael Perry

    In his first book, Population 485, author Michael Perry seemed to jump into the life of anyone remotely touched by the world of the volunteer firefighter or first responder. The bestselling author, musician, and humorist is back this month with his fourth book, Coop: A Year of Pigs, Poultry, and Parenting, and he’s coming to […]