Northeast WI Poetry, Rest of May and June

Here’s Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets news from Cathryn Cofell:

MAY 26, BOBBIE LOVELL at CARAMEL CRISP, 200 E City Center, Oshkosh at 6:15pm: In the game room beyond the cafe portion of the building. Pick up your edibles, walk on back til you see us. The section is cozy and much quieter! So come early to treat yourself to coffee, dessert or other goodies to enjoy during the 6:15 reading.  Bobbie has a visual art and graphic design background, but she’s hopelessly smitten with words. She currently works in a corporate marketing department. Bobbie was a Mill Awards honoree in 2014, and her poems have been published or are forthcoming in several journals. For more info, contact




MAY 28, 6-8 PM, TIMOTHY WALSH & KATHRYN GAHL, Featured Reader(s) + Open mic at The Readers Loft | 2069 Central Ct, Suite 44, Green Bay.  For more info: or call the Loft at (920) 406-0200 |




JUNE 10, 7:00 pm, SOUNDINGS POETRY ANTHOLOGY POETS featured at the DICKINSON POETRY SERIES at the UUF, 10341 Highway 42 in Ephraim. On the second Wednesday of every month the Dickinson Poetry Series features a reading by a local or regional poet followed by an open mic and reception. The public is welcome, and admission is free. For more information visit or call 920.854.7559.



JUNE 15, 6:45 – 8:30, JAMES A. GOLLATA & EMILIE LINDEMANN at the WFOP Poetry Series atCopper Rock Café, 210 W. College Ave, Appleton. Plan to arrive by 6:45 or earlier to get refreshments and sign up for the open reading, with the reading beginning promptly at 7. 


James A. Gollata, minimalist poet, has been published in several journals and many issues of the Wisconsin Poets’ Calendar. He is also a short story writer and essayist. As an actor he has appeared in several stage, radio, and CD productions, plus videos and the movie Wisconsin Death Trip. He also wrote and directed a short film, and hosted a jazz program on a tribal radio station. He is also a drummer and a dreamer, sometimes simultaneously.


Emilie Lindemann is the author of four poetry chapbooks, most recently Small Adult Trees/Small Adulteries from Dancing Girl Press. An assistant professor of English at Silver Lake College in Manitowoc, Emilie enjoys collaborating with musicians and visual artists on inter-arts projects. You can check out these inter-arts extravaganzas and other projects on



For more information contact Sarah Gilbert at



July 20 Bruce Dethlefsen and Karla Huston

Aug 17  Meredith Mason and Adam Fell

Sep 21  Sylvia Cavanaugh and Ed Werstein






MAY 30, 1-4 pm, TOM MONTAG & THE VERY SHORT POEM, a writer’s workshop presented by The Mill: A Place for Writers.  The workshop will consist of presentation of short poem forms (for this class, poems with a maximum of 30-35 syllables), examination of short poems by published authors, time for participants to write and discuss their work.


Location: Monte Alverno Retreat Center, 1000 N. Ballard Rd., Appleton, WI. Class size limited to 12.


Cost: $55. Send check to The Mill, P. O. Box 861, Appleton, WI, 54912


Bring: Your own writing utensils and paper.


For more information on Tom, visit For more on the workshop, contact Karla Huston at or Steve Polansky at



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