Council for Wisconsin Writers
Volunteer group of writers, editors, publishers, book sellers and others to encourage excellence among Wisconsin's writers through an annual awards program and The Quill Driver newsletter.
N9618 Winnebago Park Rd., Fond du Lac, 54937
Mary Wehner, membership chair
Local branch of international group meets to discuss the life and work of Charles Dickens.
5310 Regent St., 53705
Music magazine by UW students produces two print issues per year.
WUD Publications Committee, Memorial Union-Room 5210, 800 Langdon St., 53706
Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA)-Wisconsin Region
Meets three times a year to discuss Jane Austen's work, life and times.
Local website devoted to all local poetry news and events, including open-mike schedule.
Mobius: The Journal of Social Change
Seeks to critique society through art by publishing prose and poetry featuring primary and secondary themes of social change.
505 Christianson Ave., 53714
Monsters of Poetry
Contemporary poetry and fiction reading series (currently settled in at Dragonfly Lounge).
Madison Sherlock Holmes Society group discusses one Holmes tale every third Sunday (except January) at University Book Store-Hilldale.
Thom Boykoff, 608-833-3369; Mike McCoy, 608-274-1638
Publishes poetry chapbook series and selected other titles.
UW Memorial Library, 728 State St., Room 372, 53706
Writing group for local playwrights. Monthly meetings help writers develop scripts through reading and discussion.
Christian Neuhaus, 608-274-1767
Urban Spoken Word
Monthly slams third Saturdays at Genna's Lounge.
Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets
Sponsors poetry readings and holds semi-annual conferences around Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Screenwriters Forum
New and professional screenwriters meet first Wednesdays to discuss their scripts and how to market them.
PO Box 5371, 53705
Wisconsin Story Project
Collective dedicated to engaging community through personal story sharing and creating events/employment for state artists; works with Theatre Lila.