Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Meeting reminder: July 1


The Oshkosh Area Writers Club will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 1 in the lower level conference room of the Oshkosh Public Library, 106 Washington Ave.  

As always, meetings are free and open to anyone 17 and older. Check us out!

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Meeting reminder: June 3

The Oshkosh Area Writers Club will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 3, in the lower level conference room of the Oshkosh Public Library. Meetings are free and open to writers age 17 and older. 

Writers of any genre, and all skill levels are welcomed. Check us out!

Friday, May 26, 2017

Upcoming Wisconsin Writing Conferences

Check out some upcoming events for Wisconsin writers:


Write-by-the-Lake Writer’s Workshop and RetreatJune 26-30, Madison.
Expanded slate of 14 topics including Picture Book writing.

Green Lake Christian Writers Conference, Aug. 6-10, Green Lake.
Faculty includes Hannah Kallio, Dr. Tom Nebel and Dr. Katherine Wilson.


Writers' Police Academy, Aug. 10-13, Green Bay.

Guest of Honor is Craig Johnson, New York Times bestselling author of the Walt Longmire mystery novels, which are the basis for Longmire, the hit Netflix original drama, now filming its 6th season.

Wisconsin Writers Association Fall Conference, Oct. 6-7, Neenah.
Details coming soon!

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Meeting Reminder: Sat., May 19

A quick reminder that the Oshkosh Area Writers Club will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 19, in the lower level conference room of the Oshkosh Public Library.

Saturday, May 06, 2017

Oshkosh Today: Lakefly Writers Conference

Pre-registration for the Lakefly Writers Conference has ended but walk-ins are welcomed! $70; lunch in our own. Still a bargain!




Friday, May 05, 2017

Author Visit - Nickolas Butler

Nickolas Butler will be at the Oshkosh Public Library at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 11. The event is free and open to the public!


Nickolas Butler
Butler is the author of the internationally-best selling novels Shotgun Lovesongs, and The Hearts of Men; the latter of which has already been longlisted for two of France's top literary awards. He is a multi-award winner and his work has been translated into 13 languages.  Along the way, he has worked as: a Burger King maintenance man, a tutor, a telemarketer, a hot-dog vendor, an innkeeper (twice), an office manager, a coffee roaster, a liquor store clerk, and an author escort. His itinerant work includes: potato harvester, grape picker, and Christmas tree axe-man. His short stories, poetry, and non-fiction have appeared in: Ploughshares, The Kenyon Review Online, The Lumberyard, The Christian Science Monitor, Narrative, Sixth Finch, and several other publications.

He lives on sixteen acres of land in rural Wisconsin adjacent to a buffalo farm. He is married and has two children. Find more at nickolasbutler.com

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Meeting Reminder - May 6

The Oshkosh Area Writers Club will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 6, at the Oshkosh Public Library.

Also, pre-registration for the Lakefly Writers Conferences ends on Friday. Price is $60 and includes lunch on Saturday. Nickolas Butler is the keynote speaker. Other speakers include Jerome Buting, Steven Avery's ex-attorney; Wisconsin Poet Laureate Karla Huston; and our very own Louis Clark, who recently had a memoir published by the Wisconsin Historical Society. A complete schedule of speakers is at http://lakeflywriters.org