Events: Author Visit
Adults & Teens How does a former skinhead form a friendship with a Sikh and not only write a book together, but also create a group to promote peace and service to others? Hear their powerful story!
Adults & Teens Hear poet and essayist Heidi Czerwiec during the Central Wisconsin Book Festival, and bring your own work to share during an open mic session prior to Heidi's reading!
All-Ages The Central Wisconsin Book Festival returns for its third year to bring a wide variety of authors and artists to the Wausau area for readings, workshops and much more!
Adults & Teens We're excited to welcome back to the Wausau area historian and author Charles Hughes to discuss the intersection of pop culture with issues of race!
Adults & Teens The Central Wisconsin Book Festival is thrilled that poet, essayist and cultural critic Hanif Abdurraqib will join us for one of our festival's headline events to read from his newest poetry collection.
All-Ages Learn more about the extraordinary geology and history of Wisconsin's state parks during the Central Wisconsin Book Festival!
Adults & Teens Hear from local writers about their experiences living and writing in the Badger State during this Central Wisconsin Book Festival panel discussion!
Adults If you've ever thought about writing a family memoir, join us for a workshop during the Central Wisconsin Book Festival to learn some tips and techniques!
Adults & Teens Hear a fascinating, true tale with author Jen Rubin of a family, a business and a neighborhood during the Central Wisconsin Book Festival.
Adults & Teens Hear from three acclaimed authors about their writing methods and techniques, and why they do what they do, during this Central Wisconsin Book Festival panel discussion!
Adults & Teens Whether you lived through the 1960s, or you're a history buff yearning to learn, join us for a talk about the scene in Wisconsin's capital city in the Sixties!
Adults The Central Wisconsin Book Festival welcomes award-winning Wisconsin author Liam Callanan to join us for a reading of his work!
Adults & Teens Hear the work of Wisconsin's poetry ambassador during the Central Wisconsin Book Festival!
Adults & Teens The Central Wisconsin Book Festival welcomes writer and artist Craig Thompson back to his native Wisconsin to talk about his work - including a new series partly set in his native Marathon County!
Adults What's it like to hike more than 1,000 miles across Wisconsin? Find out from someone with first-hand knowledge during the Central Wisconsin Book Festival!
Adults & Teens Join us during the Central Wisconsin Book Festival to hear poets from around the state read their work, including featured guest Bruce Dethlefsen!
Adults One of Wisconsin's most popular authors, Victoria Houston, is coming back to join us during the Central Wisconsin Book Festival to read from and talk about her newest book in the Loon Lake mystery series!
Adults Join us for a fascinating program as author and father Adam Schnabel talks about the process, and the ups and downs, of adopting his child from Bulgaria.
Adults & Teens Join us for one of two programs on the important topic of school safety with author (and Marathon County native) David Perrodin as he talks about the issue and his new book on school safety!