2015 CWW WINNERS READING
315 W. Gorham St., Madison, WI, 53703
10/24/2015 – 12:00pm
Here is the Festival’s announcement:
Each year for the past 50 years, the Council for Wisconsin Writers has been honoring the best work published by writers from Wisconsin. This years winners are being honored with prestigious prizes outside of our state as well, including a Pushcart winner and an Independent Book of the Year Award. They represent a variety of literary genres including poetry, memoir, and young adult fiction. These talented authors display the vitality and breadth of writing happening in Wisconsin.
The reading will feature: the winner of the Edna Meudt Poetry Book Award, Sean Bishop ; the winner of the Tofte/Wright Children’s Literature Award, Bridget Birdsall ; the winner of the Kay W. Levin Award for Short Nonfiction, Catherine Jagoe; and the winner of the Lorine Niedecker Poetry Award Cathryn Cofell.
More information about these and the other winners of the 2014 CWW writing awards is at http://www.wiswriters.org/awards.htm
The Council for Wisconsin Writers is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting awareness of Wisconsin’s great literary heritage and to encouraging excellence among Wisconsin writers. Founded in 1964, the CWW is operated entirely by volunteers.