The Fox Cities Book Festival kicks off in three days. From Monday, October 7th at 9am until the headliner event, Elizabeth Letts, on Sunday, October 13th, Fox Cities residents will be treated to a wide array of writing topics and a host of talent. Presentations
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
"Today, the 150th is all but forgotten, in part because their unit history was never written. Through letters, diaries, and other recollections, Larson tells us the story of these Guardsmen’s experiences. He traces the path of their wartime service and considers the impact of war’s trauma and tedium on their lives."
If you didn’t already know, Carolyn Keene, of the famous Nancy Drew mystery series, is not a real person, but the brain child of one of the country’s most prolific writers for children.
Being hired to fly for the CIA's secret airline conjured up images of Steve Canyon cartoons and James Bond for Neil Hansen. Nothing could have been further from the truth.
Rediscover the vanishing history of the Fox Cities through vintage and contemporary photography, journalistic accounts, letters and memoirs accompanied by art created by KC Wilson.
The long, beer-rich history of Neenah and Menasha is a story well worth the telling.
Interested in Wisconsin lighthouses and their fascinating history? Explore the state’s waterways and be enthralled with stories of dedication and bravery from a bye gone era. Spectacular images highlight the program.
Michael Hittle is an Indiana native and a former professor of Russian history and historical methods at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin from 1966 until 2001. He spent time in northern Wisconsin in his youth, first visiting at 11. There he found “…rivers clear and
Marcia Bjornerud promises to teach skills that will help save the world. That’s no small task, but as a Professor of Geology at Lawrence University who has written an autobiography of the Earth, a paradigm shift in our thinking seems as natural as a shift