© Council for Wisconsin Writers 2015 In honor of National Poetry Month in April, Half Price Books in Appleton will have it’s first ever poetry reading featuring former state Poet Laureate Bruce Dethlefsen.  After his reading, the audience is welcome to share original work or to read a favorite poem by an admired author. More here. March 10 - Learn more about self-publishing and the small press experience On Saturday, March 28, at 10 am, children’s writers Nancy Sweetland and Susan Manzke will talk about their experiences with Self-Publishing and Small Press, and compare these options with our traditional publishing experiences.  This is free and open to Society of Children’s Books Writers and Illustrators members and non-members alike. It will be at the Muehl Public Library, 436 N. Main, Seymour. Come join us. For more information, click here. Read more blog posts...   Council for Wisconsin Writers Council for Wisconsin Writers March 22 - Bruce Dethlefsen featured at open mic event in Appleton