Write On’s Internship, New Books Highlight Door County

Write On, Door County is now accepting applications for its 2020 internship program as it carries out its mission to inspire people to write and share their stories.

Internship responsibilities include administrative tasks related to programming, marketing and managing the welcome center at Write On’s new Writing Center, which will open this summer.

Learn more about the internship program at Make inquiries and applications to Lauren Bremer, managing director, at [email protected] or 920.868.1457.

Ann Heyse’s new, 32-page children’s book Good Night, Door County (Sand Beach Press) is a nighttime companion book to Good Morning, Door County, which the Baileys Harbor author published four years ago.

Good Night, Door County highlights popular places that are familiar to most visitors and residents. The focus is on evening activities, including miniature golf, stargazing at Newport State Park, eating ice cream and enjoying a drive-in movie. Karen Heyse’s artwork engages children with delightful details.

“It’s a place that means a lot to many people … There was more to say about Door County that wasn’t in the first book, so it seemed like I needed to write this one, too,” Heyse said.

Good Night, Door County is available at several local shops or at

Relive the lessons, leisure and escapades that once filled Camp Meenahga, an idyllic summer retreat for girls in Peninsula State Park through From the Lookout: Memories of Peninsula State Park’s Summer Camp for Girls ( by Kathleen Harris.

Harris reports the daily rituals of camp life and how the camp and its campers responded to and participated in major world events such as World War I, the Great Depression and World War II.

Harris was a naturalist at Peninsula State Park for almost 30 years and was the editor of its Pack and Paddle newsletter, from which she drew first-person reports to recount the Camp Meenahga experience. She’s donating royalties from book sales to Peninsula State Park’s education fund.