Winter Writers Reading Series: Allison Uselman

Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts 18 Shake Rag St., Mineral Point, WI

Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts presents Allison Uselman, winner of the Wisconsin People & Ideas 2021 Fiction Contest, reading from and discussing her work. Born, raised and currently living in Madison, Allison attended Augsburg University in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where she graduated in 2019 with a degree in English and with a studio art minor.…

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Driftless Poets Workshop

Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts 18 Shake Rag St., Mineral Point, WI

Workshop new poems and deepen your craft at this free monthly workshop that meets the second Saturday of the month in person and online except July and December. New poets are always welcome, but only those who have submitted work prior to the workshop will receive feedback and critique. To receive Zoom link, register here.…

Winter Writers Reading Series: Kathie Giorgio

Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts 18 Shake Rag St., Mineral Point, WI

Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts presents Kathie Giorgio, winner of the Wisconsin Writers Association 2021 Poetry Contest, reading from and discussing her work. Kathie is the author of five novels, two story collections, a collection of essays, and two poetry chapbooks. A full-length poetry collection, "No Matter Which Way You Look, There Is More…

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Antiracism Book Club (Virtual)

Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts 18 Shake Rag St., Mineral Point, WI

Antiracism is a transformative concept that reorients and reenergizes the conversation about racism — and, even more fundamentally, points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other. Join the free monthly conversation centered around a new book selection every two months Jan-Feb: The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family by Annette Gordon-Reed March-April: The…

Winter Writers Reading Series: Dasha Kelly Hamilton

Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts 18 Shake Rag St., Mineral Point, WI

Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts presents Dasha Kelly Hamilton, 2021-22 Wisconsin Poet Laureate, reading from and discussing her work. Dasha is a writer, performance artist and creative change agent, applying the creative process to facilitate dialogues around human and social wellness. She is the author of two novels, three poetry collections, four spoken word…

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Monthly Prose Writing Workshop at Shake Rag Alley

Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts 18 Shake Rag St., Mineral Point, WI

Writers need readers: ideally from tentative first draft to hopeful last. Looking for a second pair of eyes? Why not six or 10? If you are interested in deepening your writing craft in prose—fiction and nonfiction, short story, novel, narrative journalism, memoir, essay, and more—this is the place to meet monthly for feedback and support.…

Recurring

Driftless Poets Workshop

Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts 18 Shake Rag St., Mineral Point, WI

Workshop new poems and deepen your craft at this free monthly workshop that meets the second Saturday of the month in person and online except July and December. New poets are always welcome, but only those who have submitted work prior to the workshop will receive feedback and critique. To receive Zoom link, register here.…

Recurring

Antiracism Book Club (Virtual)

Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts 18 Shake Rag St., Mineral Point, WI

Antiracism is a transformative concept that reorients and reenergizes the conversation about racism — and, even more fundamentally, points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other. Join the free monthly conversation centered around a new book selection every two months Jan-Feb: The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family by Annette Gordon-Reed March-April: The…

Recurring

Monthly Prose Writing Workshop at Shake Rag Alley

Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts 18 Shake Rag St., Mineral Point, WI

Writers need readers: ideally from tentative first draft to hopeful last. Looking for a second pair of eyes? Why not six or 10? If you are interested in deepening your writing craft in prose—fiction and nonfiction, short story, novel, narrative journalism, memoir, essay, and more—this is the place to meet monthly for feedback and support.…

Recurring

Driftless Poets Workshop

Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts 18 Shake Rag St., Mineral Point, WI

Workshop new poems and deepen your craft at this free monthly workshop that meets the second Saturday of the month in person and online except July and December. New poets are always welcome, but only those who have submitted work prior to the workshop will receive feedback and critique. To receive Zoom link, register here.…