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Wisconsin Book Festival Presents Wisconsin People & Ideas 2021 Fiction and Poetry Contest Reading

Thursday, Oct 28, 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Wisconsin People & Ideas, the Wisconsin Academy’s magazine of contemporary Wisconsin thought and culture, presents a Wisconsin Book Festival reading featuring the winners of the statewide 2020 Fiction & Poetry Contests, hosted by editor Jason A. Smith.


Fiction readings include:

1st-place story by Allison Uselman

2nd-place story by Kim Suhr

and 3rd-place story by Yvette Viets Flaten


Poetry readings include:

1st-place poem by Jennifer Fandel

2nd-place poem by David Southward

and 3rd-place poem by Paula Schulz


Join us in celebration and support of Wisconsin's creative writing community!


This reading is presented in partnership with the Wisconsin Book Festival with support from Wisconsin Public Radio and Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts. Learn more about how to submit your work to our annual fiction and poetry contests here.


For more information contact event host and Wisconsin People & Ideas editor Jason A. Smith.