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Mission:  The Young Authors Workshop Committee is dedicated to partnering with local reading councils and providing financial support for organizing young author workshops that provide reading and writing enrichment opportunities for Wisconsin students. 

Young Authors Workshop News

2019-2020   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

 




Door County Reading Council 

Authors Festival for grades 3+

Location: Sturgeon Bay High School Library, 1230 Michigan St, Sturgeon Bay, WI

Contact Jeanne Schopf [email protected] 

Feb. 24, 2020

Featuring Author: Nathan Hale

 






Hidden Valley Reading Council 

Young Authors Workshop

Location: TBA

Contact Kristi Burch-Zimmerman

June 11, 2020

Featuring Authors: TBA

 

 

 

Lake Superior Reading Council 

Young Authors Workshop

Location: UW-Superior, Belknap & Caitlin Avenue, Superior, WI 54874

Contact Julie Tersteeg [email protected]

Writers and parents may attend for free. Please contact Julie to register. 

Click here for the Gr. 2-5 flyer

And here for the 6-12 flyer

November 16, 2019

9:00 - noon

 Featuring:

  • Manley Peterson for writers in grades 2-5
  • Elissa Hoole for writers in grades 6-12


Midwest Wisconsin Reading Council 

Authors Festival

 Location: UW-La Crosse

Contact Amber Tewes

 Date April 18, 2020

 

 Featuring Authors: TBA


Northwest Wisconsin Reading Council

Young Authors' Workshop 
for grades 2-5

 Location: Tainter Elementary, Rice Lake, WI
2201 Carrie Ave., Rice Lake, WI 54868

Contact Carrie Wessman 

[email protected]

 April 18, 2020

 Featuring Author: Kathy Waldvogel

website https://www.kmwaldvogel.com/

Registration Fees: Child - $15


Wolf River Reading Council 

Young Authors Workshop

Location: Manawa Elementary School

Contact Meria Wright [email protected] for more information. 

March 28, 2020

9:00 to Noon

Featuring Authors: Missy Mittel and Amanda Zieba

For grades 1-8

 

 

2018-2019  WSRA Sponsored Authors Festivals

  • Lake Superior Literacy Council 
  • Midwest Wisconsin Reading Council 
  • Northwest Wisconsin Reading Council 
  • Rock River Reading Council 
  • Wolf River Reading Council 

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