Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Meeting Reminder: Oct. 19

The Oshkosh Area Writers Club will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct 19, in the lower level meeting room of the Oshkosh Public Library. 

Meetings are free and open to anyone 17 and older. 

The Oshkosh Area Writers Club meets the 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month. Check us out!

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Wisconsin Book Festival

The Wisconsin Book Festival will take place October 17-20, 2019, in and around Madison Public Library’s Central Library in downtown Madison.

The festival will feature more than 60 events over four days with plenty of opportunities to meet authors, discover new books or favorite writers, and have books signed. See the full festival lineup at

Tuesday, October 08, 2019

Book Signing with Avi

Join award-winning author Avi for a meet and greet, and book signing! The event will take place at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at Elisha Smith Public Library, Menasha, as part of the Fox Cities Book Festival.

Books will be available for purchase from The Book Store in Appleton.

Sunday, October 06, 2019

Author Showcase - Sally Cissna

A great interview with Oshkosh author Sally Cissna.  The story of John, Ida, and their German immigrant families is told through narration, actual newspaper accounts from The Woodstock Sentinel and The Racine Times Journal, and letters sent over the years. Join Sally with Author Showcase hosts Dixie Jarchow and Tom Cannon as they talk writing, publishing and Wisconsin circa 1900.

Friday, October 04, 2019

Fox Cities Book Festival

Don't miss the The Fox Cities Book Festival Oct. 7 through Oct. 13!

Fox Cities residents will be treated to a wide array of writing topics and a host of talent. Presentations vary from poetry readings, to panel discussions, to storytelling, and many more. If you have a passion for reading, writing, and learning, check out the complete schedule listed here.

Featured authors include Wisconsin historian Jerry Apps, children/teen author Avi, Canadian poet Stuart Cole, mystery writer Hank Phillippi Ryan, Wisconsin Poet Laureate Margaret Rozga... and OAWC member Louis Clark!

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Author Showcase: Kimberlee Bastian

Madison-area author Kimberlee Bastian has a unique love affair with American nostalgia, mythology, and endless possibilities. Find out more about her historical fiction with a fantasy twist as she talks with Author Showcase hosts Dixie Jarchow and Tom Cannon.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Author Showcase: Barry Perlman

Retired UW-Oshkosh professor Barry Perlman chats with Author Showcase hosts Tom Cannon and Dixie Jarchow about how his hobby of collecting antiques led to a book!