The Truth Hurts: On Clawing, Crying, and Crafting Your Way To Your Memoir

Vernon County History Center 410 S. Center Ave, Viroqua, WI, United States

Memoirist Mary Karr asks, “What would you write if you weren’t afraid?” Implicit in the question is that we’re all afraid of writing something. But what? And why? Join nonfiction writer B. J. Hollars for a conversation on writing within—and through—the complexities of our lives. How can we write toward our deeper truths even when […]

Adventures at Higher Latitudes

Nature writer Steve Johnson will lead a discussion of outdoor adventures in Wisconsin and beyond. Camping, backpacking, and anything outdoors will be highlighted.

Writing through Barriers

Vernon Memorial Hospital 507 S Main St, Viroqua, WI, United States

Autistic Somali writer Said Shaiye, and poet Cynthia Marie Hoffman, whose latest volume explores her OCD, will read from their work, and discuss how their work is informed and shaped by their exceptionalities.

Writing From a Changing Place

Encore 114 S Main St, Viroqua, WI, United States

Writing can help us reconcile with the changes confronting our favorite places and lead us to new ways of honoring, tending, and sharing those places. This workshop led by Tamara Dean will guide you through depicting a beloved landscape in a vivid, compelling way that will affect your readers deeply. You’ll leave the workshop with […]

Become a D&D Wizard

The Commons 401 E Jefferson St, Viroqua, United States

Join Ben Riggs and learn everything you need to know to start playing Dungeons & Dragons in just sixty minutes!