Upcoming events at the Reader's Loft

Course fee: $75/six weeks

Please call Sandra at 920-432-5870 to register.

"Keeping Family Stories Alive"

The Readers Loft will host an additional six-week Writing Circle facilitated by Sandra Shackelford beginning Wednesday, February 14. The circle will be in session from of 1:00 PM  until 2:30 PM.

This workshop is open to all regardless of previous writing experience and abilities.

Featuring Mark Falcone

Mark is a native of Philadelphia’s Little Italy. He presently lives in De Pere. Mark has poetry published in numerous Poetry Anthologies. His first published poetry book is Fiery Mouthed Dragon published by Dorrance & Co., Philadelphia, in 1975 and Experience the Doorway to Life 2016 and Childhood and Other Tales 2017 also self-published. While living in Baltimore he founded a poetry club for local poets teaching members to write in various forms and critiquing poetry of club members. He has had Poetry readings in Philadelphia and Vicinity for other poets and journalist. He also had a poetry club in De Pere giving readings at St. Norbert Abbey and the De Pere Library. He is also a member of the Academy of American Poets which helps upcoming poets to get their works published. He has been recognized by the Academy of American poets as a contributor to fostering contemporary poetry. He has put some poetry of his own and that of Emily Dickenson to music. He is a composer of classical music, a photographer with a National Geographic web site of his photos. His music can be found on YouTube.

Meet author Callie Bates to hear her read from The Waking Land (book 1)

The UntitledTown book & author festival is right around the corner!

Wisconsin's very own fantasy writer Callie Bates will give us a sneak peak at what to expect from authors at the festival! Free UntitledTown swag bags containing books and information about the upcoming author festival will be available.

Patricia Skalka is the author of Death Stalks Door County, Death at Gills Rock, and Death in Cold Water, the first three books in the popular Dave Cubiak Door County Mystery series.  Skalka turned to fiction following a successful career in nonfiction. Her many credits include: Staff Writer for Reader’s Digest, freelancer, ghost writer, writing instructor and book reviewer.  Skalka is a member of several professional organizations, including The Authors Guild of America, Mystery Writers of America, and Society of Midland Authors. She lives in Chicago and Door County WI.