Wisconsin People & Ideas Writing Contest Reading 2013 - Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts, & Letters - 10/18/2013 - 5:00pm

Wisconsin People & Ideas Writing Contest Reading 2013

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Wisconsin People & Ideas magazine annually hosts statewide fiction and poetry contests, which award cash awards of up to $500 for works by the best Wisconsin writers as well as other prizes, including a reading at the Wisconsin Book Festival.  Featuring articles by and about the best scientists, artists, writers, and community leaders our state has to offer, Wisconsin People & Ideas is your guide to contemporary Wisconsin culture at the intersection of the sciences, arts and letters. 
Reading at this event are the winners of the Wisconsin People & Ideas 2013 Poetry Contest—Geoff Collins (Marshall), William Quist (River Falls) and C.E. Perry (Madison)—and the 2013 Fiction Contest—Amy Baker (Blue Mounds), Rudy Koshar (Madison) and Geoff Collins (Marshall).

Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts, & Letters

Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts, & Letters

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.