Wisconsin People & Ideas 2017 Fiction and Poetry Contest Reading
Wisconsin People & Ideas, the Wisconsin Academy’s magazine of contemporary Wisconsin thought and culture, presents a reading featuring the winners of our 2017 Fiction and Poetry Contest. Fiction readers include Bob Wake (Cambridge), Jeff Esterholm (Superior), and Anne Zindler (Waukesha). Poets include Nicholas Gulig (Ft. Atkinson), Hansa Kerman Pistotnik (Madison), and Georgia Ressmeyer (Sheboygan).
Free and open to the public, this reading is hosted by the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters, with support from Wisconsin Public Radio, the Wisconsin Book Festival, and Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts. Learn more about how to submit your work to our annual fiction and poetry contests here.
The Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters produces programs and publications that explore, explain, and sustain Wisconsin thought and culture. Our signature publication is Wisconsin People & Ideas, the quarterly magazine of Wisconsin thought and culture; programs include the James Watrous Gallery in Overture Center for the Arts, which showcases contemporary art from Wisconsin; Academy Talks, a series of public lectures and discussion forums; Wisconsin Initiatives, exploring major sustainability issues and solutions; and a Fellows Program, which recognizes accomplished individuals with a lifelong commitment to intellectual discourse and public service. The Wisconsin Academy also supports the Wisconsin Poet Laureate Commission and many other endeavors that elevate Wisconsin thought and culture.