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Central Wisconsin Book Festival
"News of the Air" With Jill Stukenberg

Adults The Central Wisconsin Book Festival is happy (and proud!) to put the spotlight on one of our own, Jill Stukenberg, when she shares her debut novel on the festival's opening night!

  • Wed., 9/21/22, 78 p.m. @ Whitewater Music Hall (Wausau)

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Jerry Apps

Central Wisconsin Book Festival
"More Than Words" With Jerry Apps

Adults The Central Wisconsin Book Festival is excited to welcome back one of the Midwest's best-known and revered writers, Jerry Apps, for an advance reading of his new memoir on our opening night!

  • Wed., 9/21/22, 78:30 p.m. @ Online (See event details.)

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Central Wisconsin Book Festival
Gardening Expert & Author Melinda Myers

Adults The Central Wisconsin Book Festival welcomes Melinda Myers, a nationally known gardening expert with more than 30 years of horticulture experience and author of over 20 gardening books!

  • Thu., 9/22/22, 68 p.m. @ Iverson Park (Stevens Point)

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Central Wisconsin Book Festival
Story Time With Author Jamie Swenson

Children Join children's author and early literacy storyteller Jamie A. Swenson for a fun, interactive story time filled with songs, rhymes, and books perfect for the whole family!

  • Fri., 9/23/22, 10:3011:30 a.m. @ Portage County Public Library (Stevens Point)

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Central Wisconsin Book Festival
A Multimedia Life With Jennifer Brockman

Adults The Central Wisconsin Book Festival welcomes writer, blogger and vlogger Jennifer Brockman to the McMillan Memorial Library in Wisconsin Rapids to discuss her multimedia storytelling experiences!

  • Fri., 9/23/22, 12 p.m. @ McMillan Memorial Library (Wisconsin Rapids)

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Central Wisconsin Book Festival
"The Birdman of Koshkonong" With Author Martha Bergland

Adults The Central Wisconsin Book Festival welcomes author Martha Bergland to the McMillan Memorial Library in Wisconsin Rapids for a fascinating talk about an important Wisconsin naturalist, Thure Kumlien!

  • Fri., 9/23/22, 3:304:30 p.m. @ McMillan Memorial Library (Wisconsin Rapids)

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Central Wisconsin Book Festival
Quan Barry & Nickolas Butler

Adults The Central Wisconsin Book Festival welcomes TWO internationally known writers from the Badger State - Quan Barry and Nickolas Butler - sharing their newest work from the same stage in Wausau!

  • Fri., 9/23/22, 78:30 p.m. @ Whitewater Music Hall (Wausau)

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Central Wisconsin Book Festival
Two Steps Forward, One Step Back With Author Beth Amos

Adults The Central Wisconsin Book Festival welcomes author Beth Amos to the McMillan Memorial Library to discuss her 30-year writing career, including her newest Door County mystery series as Annelise Ryan!

  • Fri., 9/23/22, 78:30 p.m. @ McMillan Memorial Library (Wisconsin Rapids)

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Central Wisconsin Book Festival
Comics & Science Fiction With John Jackson Miller

Adults The Central Wisconsin Book Festival welcomes author John Jackson Miller to events in Wisconsin Rapids and Stevens Point to discuss writing Star Trek, Star Wars, comics and more!

  • Sat., 9/24/22, 1011 a.m. @ McMillan Memorial Library (Wisconsin Rapids)
  • Sat., 9/24/22, 12 p.m. @ Portage County Public Library (Stevens Point)

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Central Wisconsin Book Festival
"Death Casts a Shadow" With Author Patricia Skalka

Adults The Central Wisconsin Book Festival welcomes back Wisconsin's own acclaimed novelist Patricia Skalka for a virtual talk about her books, including her newest, and writing! A Q&A will follow.

  • Sat., 9/24/22, 1011 a.m. @ Online (See event details.)

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Central Wisconsin Book Festival
Life, Death & the Stories We Tell With Ellyn Lem & George Hesselberg

Adults The Central Wisconsin Book Festival welcomes authors George Hesselberg and Ellyn Lem for a unique event about meaning in stories of later life and celebrating life in stories of those who died.

  • Sat., 9/24/22, 11 a.m.12:30 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

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Central Wisconsin Book Festival
Key Elements of Suspense: The Poker Game With Beth Amos

Adults Join us for a Book Festival workshop in Wisconsin Rapids with bestselling author Beth Amos, who also writes as Annelise Ryan, as she shares some tips and techniques for writing a world of suspense!

  • Sat., 9/24/22, 12:301:30 p.m. @ McMillan Memorial Library (Wisconsin Rapids)

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Central Wisconsin Book Festival
Poetry Walk Live Reading

Adults Wisconsin poets will converge on the Center for the Visual Arts in Wausau during the Central Wisconsin Book Festival for readings and a celebration of our first-ever Poetry Walk!

  • Sat., 9/24/22, 12:302:30 p.m. @ Center for the Visual Arts (Wausau)

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Central Wisconsin Book Festival
Researching & Writing Narrative Nonfiction With Theresa Kaminski

Adults If you're drawn to the world of nonfiction, and would like to learn more about researching and writing interesting (true) stories, join us during the CWBF for a workshop with author Theresa Kaminski!

  • Sat., 9/24/22, 12:30 p.m. @ Marathon County Historical Society (Wausau)

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Central Wisconsin Book Festival
All About Middle Grade With Author Claire Swinarski

Adults & Teens Middle grade is a phrase many readers don't understand: Is it a kids' book? Young Adult? But middle grade is a unique category, and author Claire Swinarski will help us sort it out at the CWBF!

  • Sat., 9/24/22, 2:303:15 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

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Central Wisconsin Book Festival
Local Author Spotlight With B.A. McRae & Patrick Phair

Adults The Central Wisconsin Book Festival welcomes local authors B.A. McRae and Patrick Phair to the Portage County Public Library in Stevens Point to discuss their debut novels, writing and more!

  • Sat., 9/24/22, 34 p.m. @ Portage County Public Library (Stevens Point)

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Central Wisconsin Book Festival
"Godspeed" With Author Nickolas Butler

Adults The Central Wisconsin Book Festival welcomes internationally known, bestselling author - and one of Wisconsin's own - Nickolas Butler to the McMillan Memorial Library in Wisconsin Rapids!

  • Sat., 9/24/22, 34 p.m. @ McMillan Memorial Library (Wisconsin Rapids)

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Central Wisconsin Book Festival
Children's Author Duncan Tonatiuh

Children Award-winning children's author and illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh will join us during the Central Wisconsin Book Festival for a virtual event filled with stories, art and fun!

  • Sun., 9/25/22, 1010:45 a.m. @ Zoom (Online)

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Central Wisconsin Book Festival
Dale Evans: Queen of the West With Theresa Kaminski

Adults Join author Theresa Kaminski at Bound to Happen Books in Stevens Point during the Central Wisconsin Book Festival as she shares her new biography of pioneering entertainer Dale Evans!

  • Sun., 9/25/22, 121 p.m. @ Bound to Happen Books (Stevens Point)

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Central Wisconsin Book Festival
The Collapse of Afghanistan With Author Najib Azad

Adults The Central Wisconsin Book Festival welcomes author Najib Azad, who will speak about his firsthand experiences during the fall of Afghanistan, his emigration to the United States and his new book!

  • Sun., 9/25/22, 1:302:30 p.m. @ Portage County Public Library (Stevens Point)

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