Fox Cities Reads Coming in April 2020

Festival Friday: Finding Your Literary Inner-child

“You can find magic wherever you look.  Sit back and relax all you need is a book!” – Dr. Seuss From an early age, reading gives the gift of lifelong learning, an avenue for personal growth, and a medium of entertainment. The Fox Cities Book

Wisconsin Wednesday – Women in Writing: Part I

The Fox Cities Book Festival highlights writers with ties to Wisconsin and the Fox Cities, and celebrates the diversity of their genres, backgrounds, cultures, and lifestyles. On this Wisconsin Wednesday, we celebrate the work of five women – all who have made a significant contribution

Festival Friday: The Art of Storytelling

Everyone has a story to tell – whether it be of another’s life experiences, of their own history, or of a creation from the fiction they carry within themselves. The Fox Cities Book Festival provides a platform to the storytellers of today, and showcases their

Wisconsin Wednesdays: A Deep Dive into the Culture and History of Wisconsin

The Fox Cities Book Festival started the Wisconsin Wednesday series on its social media feeds in late 2018, with the intention of celebrating authors with ties to Wisconsin throughout the year. The festival has featured local-born and bred talent – past and present – such

Festival Fridays – Friday the 13th

Friday the 13th - the infamous date that comes but three times a year and accelerates the pulse of many a book-lover’s psyche. Add to it a full harvest moon, and the iconic, macabre day is primed to inspire the horror-flic loving teen, the thrill-seeking

Wisconsin Wednesdays – Festival of Poetry

The Fox Cities Book Festival features authors from scores of genres, crafts, and writing styles. Poetry has always been a festival-goer favorite and this year promises to not disappoint. Fox Cities Book Festival has lined up eight poets–six of whom have roots in Wisconsin–to discuss

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Festival Fridays – Avi

“Writers don’t write writing. They write reading.” - Sage writing advice from Avi, in a 2013 interview for his official website. In addition to visiting and speaking at six area school districts during the week of the Fox Cities Book Festival, award-winning children’s author, Avi,

2019-09-11T16:13:59-06:00September 6th, 2019|

Wisconsin Wednesdays – Stacey Abrams

#WisconsinWednesdays Stacey Yvonne Abrams was born December 9, 1973 in Madison, Wisconsin. She grew up in Gulfport, Mississippi, with her five siblings. She eventually moved with her family to Atlanta Georgia where she would one day become the first black woman nominated as a gubernatorial

2019-09-11T16:15:19-06:00September 4th, 2019|