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Events: Author Visit

CWBF: University of Wisconsin Faculty Reading

Adult Event Join us for a fun evening featuring a variety of written works, read live by the University of Wisconsin faculty members who wrote them, during the Central Wisconsin Book Festival!

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CWBF: Wisconsin's Most Haunted with Craig Nehring and Enid Cleaves

All-Ages Event Over the years, investigators documented dozens of sites across Wisconsin where they discovered supernatural activity, hauntings and other paranormal activity. Hear firsthand from two people who are among the most knowledgeable!

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CWBF: Trace: An Art and Poetry Exhibit

Teen & Adult Event Drop-in We're thrilled to be working with the Center for Visual Arts in Wausau to include a special, unique exhibit of poetry and art during the Central Wisconsin Book Festival!

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CWBF: Fact and Fiction and "Grace": A Live Storytelling Event

Teen & Adult Event Do you have a good story to tell? Whether it's real or one you made up in your own mind, we want to hear it – and other people do, too! Submit a story to read live, or just join us to listen during this Central Wisconsin Book Festival event!

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CWBF: "Dead Presidents" with Brady Carlson

All-Ages Event Join Brady Carlson for a fun tour of U.S. presidential gravesites and monuments, and the interesting ways in which we memorialize our past leaders, during this Central Wisconsin Book Festival event!

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CWBF: Bilingual Children's Stories with Maysee Yang Herr

Children's Event The Central Wisconsin Book Festival is excited to welcome (and welcome back) new children's author and Wausau native Maysee Yang Herr!

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CWBF: Two Paths to Publishing: Traditional or Do It Yourself?

Adult Event The Central Wisconsin Book Festival is filled with events featuring authors of all stripes, but we also want to help aspiring writers in their quest to bring ideas to published fruition!

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CWBF: "A Lakeside Companion" with Ted Rulseh

Teen & Adult Event Join us during this Central Wisconsin Book Festival event to learn about the science behind your favorite (or any) lake!

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CWBF: Wisconsin Jazz Riffs with Kurt Dietrich

All-Ages Event Learn about some of the famous and little-known jazz musicians with Wisconsin connections during this Central Wisconsin Book Festival event!

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CWBF: Comics Workshop with Duachaka Her

Teen & Adult Event Do you have an interest in – maybe even a flair for – comics, cartoons and illustration? Learn more about it and try some art yourself during a workshop with cartoonist and illustrator Duachaka Her!

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CWBF: Street Poetry with Paul Wiegel

Teen & Adult Event The Central Wisconsin Book Festival is happy to welcome Paul Wiegel to talk about his unique approach to writing and performing poetry!

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CWBF: Wisconsin's Old-Growth Forests with John Bates

Teen & Adult Event Learn more about the increasingly scarce old-growth forests of Wisconsin with author and naturalist John Bates during the Central Wisconsin Book Festival!

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CWBF: Mystery Writer Patricia Skalka

Adult Event The Central Wisconsin Book Festival welcomes one of our state's own award-winning authors, Patricia Skalka!

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CWBF: Local Writers Showcase

Teen & Adult Event Drop-in Meet and talk with local writers during this Central Wisconsin Book Festival event!

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CWBF: Young Writers Showcase

Teen & Adult Event The Central Wisconsin Book Festival is thrilled to shine a light on younger writers from the Wausau area during this showcase!

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CWBF: From Wausau to Montana - Poet Lowell Jaeger

Teen & Adult Event The Central Wisconsin Book Festival is happy to welcome back home Wausau native and current Montana Poet Laureate Lowell Jaeger!

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CWBF: The Fall of Wisconsin with Author Dan Kaufman

Teen & Adult Event The Central Wisconsin Book Festival is happy to welcome writer Dan Kaufman, author of "The Fall of Wisconsin," to discuss his book on the state of Badger politics!

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