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Mission:  The WSRA Young Authors Workshop Committee’s purpose is to partner with local reading councils in organizing authors festivals to promote reading and writing enrichment opportunities for Wisconsin students and build partnerships with local reading councils.

Young Authors Workshop News

2018-2019  WSRA and Council Sponsored Young Authors Workshops

For more information, contact Sue Bradley at [email protected]

Interested in learning more about hosting a Young Authors Workshop with your council?
Please contact WSRA Young Authors Workshop Committee Chair Sue Bradley at [email protected]

Host Reading Council Location of the Event Date of the Event  Registration information


Headwaters Literacy Council

Young Authors Workshop for grades 2-8

Tomahawk Elementary School

1048 E. King Road, Tomahawk, WI 54487

Contact: Krystle at [email protected] 

April 13, 2019

 

 Featuring Author: Cody VandeZande and Alane Adams

Our apologies. The Headwaters Literacy Council Young Authors Workshop scheduled for April 13, 2019 has been cancelled. If you paid and registered online, please check your credit card statement for a full refund. 

 


Lake Superior Literacy Council

Young Authors Workshop

Lake Superior Estuarium
3 Marina Drive
Superior, WI 
March 28, 2019

Featuring Author: Aimee Bissonette

Click HERE for the flyer. 


Midwest Wisconsin Reading Council 

Authors Festival

University of Wis - La Crosse

Centennial Hall
308 16th Street N.
La Crosse

Read more about the student festival. 
Read more about the festival for adults. 

April 27, 2019

 

 Featuring Author: Nancy Carlson

Click HERE to register for the K-8 student festival. The student festival follows the adult festival with check-in at 8:45. 

Here is the link to the MWRC festival for adults. 
7:45- 8:00 Adult Check-in
8:00 - 8:45 Adult Presentation
8:45- 9:00 Adult Book Signing


Northwest Wisconsin Reading Council

Young Authors Workshop

Tainter Elementary School in Rice Lake
Young authors from surrounding school districts will gather for the event. 

Each young author must bring a book he/she wrote for sharing at the workshop.

$15 per student.

April 27, 2019

8:00 to noon

 Featuring Author: Manley Peterson

Click HERE to register online. 

Read more about the NWRC Young Authors Workshop. 


Rock River Reading Council

2019 RRRC Young Authors Workshop

Rock River Intermediate School,
Waupun

$10 per student
one adult attends for free
$10 for each additional adult per child registration

April 27, 2019

8:00 to noon

Featuring Authors: Miranda Paul and Baptiste Paul

Additional presenters: Jan Detrie, Chris Frinak, LIndsey Linde, Frances Milburn, Cindy Perkins, Beth Plier, Julie Schmidt

Register online: www.wsra.org/2019-rrrc-yaw

Registration closes April 25. 

More information click HERE


Wolf River Reading Council 

Young Authors Workshop

Manawa Elementary School in Manawa

Click HERE to register.

Contact Meria

For more information, click HERE.

March 30, 2019

 Featuring Authors: KW Penndorf and Marla McKenna

 

 

Non-WSRA Sponsored Writing Opportunities for young authors: Summer 2019
GREATER MADISON WRITING PROJECT: Young Writers Camp and High School Writing Camp

Non-WSRA Sponsored Book Festivals in 2019

2017-2018 WSRA Sponsored Authors Festivals

  • Ashland Bayfield Counties Literacy Council Young Writers Workshop
  • Central Wisconsin Reading Council Authors Festival
  • Headwaters Reading Council Young Authors 
  • Hidden Valley Reading Council Young Authors Conference
  • Lake Superior Literacy Council Young Authors Festival
  • Midwest Wisconsin Reading Council Authors Festival
  • Northwest Wisconsin Reading Council Young Authors Conference
  • Rock River Reading Council Young Authors Workshop 

2016 - 2017 WSRA Sponsored Authors Festivals 

  • Ashland Bayfield Counties Literacy Council Young Writers Workshop
  • Central Wisconsin Reading Council Authors Festival
  • Fox Valley Reading Council Young Authors' Workshop
  • Headwaters Reading Council Young Authors 
  • Hidden Valley Reading Council Young Authors Conference
  • Lake Superior Literacy Council Young Authors Festival
  • Midwest Wisconsin Reading Council Authors Festival
  • Northwest Wisconsin Reading Council Young Authors Conference
  • Rock River Reading Council Young Authors Workshop