Results tagged with 'writing'
Published May 23, 2015
Nick Ramsey is the poet laureate of Racine. Yes, Racine has a poet laureate, and Ramsey was nominated and later appointed to the two-year position in October 2013. Ramsey will read from his new chapbook, "Rhymes & Rambles," on Saturday, May 30 at Wilson's Coffee & Tea in, aptly, Racine.
Published March 2, 2015
Every Monday, my child gets a writing prompt at school, and we've taken to discussing them in the car on the way to and from school. It's like a mini editorial meeting. We talk about potential content for the prompts.
Published Jan. 24, 2015
Earlier this month, the Wisconsin Poet Laureate Commission named Kimberly Blaeser as the new Wisconsin poet laureate for 2015-16. Recently, OnMilwaukee.com caught up with Blaeser and chatted with her about her writing, her family life, how being Native American influences her work, her favorite writers, the power of a good nap and what exactly the poet laureate does.
Published Oct. 16, 2014
A locally produced book featuring the writings of local teens is certainly notable, but what's even more noteworthy about "Milwaukee: A Collection of Work by Local Teens," published in a small run by Hidden Color Press, is that it was also edited, designed and produced by an area teenager. Hidden Color Press is the work of 14-year-old Jack Hietpas, a student at St. Robert School in Shorewood. He started the press as a means to publish art and writing by area teens from all backgrounds.
Published May 24, 2014
The Pfister Hotel recently named Anja Notanja Seiger as its seventh Pfister Narrator / Writer in Residence. OnMilwaukee.com gave her a month to settle in and then tossed her a few questions about the experience thus far.
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Most people overlook the therapeutic value of writing. It is a great resource and can be used by almost anyone. The act of writing down your thoughts can bring comfort and satisfaction unlike any other activity. And you don’t have to come up with profound, organized and amazing literary pie...
Saturday June 14th, 2014 – Island Lake, IL
Hey blogosphere, it's me! I thought I was going to be out of commission a lot longer, but I can’t stay away. Old habits die hard, and after years of writing as a discipline I find I can’t live without it as part of my daily routine....
In 2009, in the wake of the Maddoff fraud and the largest Ponzi scheme in history that shook the nation, Pariah was started with that notion in mind--corruption. Could people really be so greedy as to steal 64.8 billion dollars from other people? Yes. And this was just one man. What could anyone ...
Writing is different for everyone, as everyone has different goals. Some write to woo, others to persuade, and more still for recognition. Every writer sees the big names in writing: King, Steel, Patterson, the list goes on-and some would wish to be like that, in the limelight, with their name in...
My year has been tough in terms of life, love and career. I've made a point of consistently writing blog posts hoping it would build up my career and become a therapeutic tool. It has been a year since I completed grad school and I still have yet to find the job I want. I have netw...
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