Thursday, Feb. 22nd, 2018

5pm Thu. Feb. 22

Booktalk with Molly Patterson

Molly Patterson was born in St. Louis and lived in China for several years. Her work has appeared in several magazines, including the "Atlantic Monthly" and the "Iowa Review." She was the 2012-'13 Writer-in-Residence at St. Albans School in Washington D.C., and is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize. Her debut novel, "Rebellion," was published by Harper in 2017. Books will be available for purchase.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Sunday, Feb. 25th, 2018

7pm Sun. Feb. 25

Dotter's Books in Conversation with National Book Award Finalist Carmen Maria Machado

Dotters Books will host a video conversation with National Book Award Finalist Carmen Maria Machado, author of 'Her Body and Other Parties.' Readers, writers, fans of the Chippewa Valley Book Festival, and members of the Chippewa Writers Guild are encouraged to attend.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Mar. 1st, 2018

5pm Thu. Mar. 1

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-6pm Thu. Mar. 1

Spoken Art: Allyson and Jon Loomis

Authors Allyson and Jon Loomis reading from their work

Janet Carson Gallery 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Monday, Mar. 5th, 2018

7pm Mon. Mar. 5

Booktalk with Thomas W. Pearson- "When the Hills are Gone"

Providing on-the-ground accounts from both the mining industry and the concerned citizens who fought back, Pearson blends social theory, ethnography, stirring journalism, and his own passionate point of view to offer an essential chapter of Wisconsin’s history and an important episode in the national environmental movement.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Tuesday, Mar. 6th, 2018

6-7:30pm Tue. Mar. 6

Indie Publishing From A to Z

This class is designed to help demystify the entire publishing process. You will learn the ins and outs of indie publishing, and as a result, will have the knowledge to successfully indie publish your own book. At the end, even if you choose to go through a traditional publisher, knowing what your options are will make you a more savvy author.

UW-Eau Claire Campus, Centennial Hall 1698 Park Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $125

7pm Tue. Mar. 6

6x6: A Reading Series

What happens when 6 readers have 6 minutes to share this finest work? Welcome to 6x6, a new reading series sponsored by the Chippewa Valley Writers Guild. This inaugural reading will feature Jennifer Hazen, Jennifer Golat, Aimee Johnson, Anders Shafer, Paul Thomas, and Dan Zerr. Hosted by Jan Carroll.

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Thursday, Mar. 8th, 2018

6pm Thu. Mar. 8

Writers Read: What's In A Name?

Share your poetry or short prose about your name, the name you wish you had, where your name comes from, and what it means, in honor of “Celebrate Your Name Week.”

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library 400 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8-10pm Thu. Mar. 8

Open Mic

Whether you’re a rock band, singer/songwriter, poet, spoken word artist, juggler, magician, comedian or a rapper, you are welcome to sign up and perform. You name the instrument - guitar, trumpet, banjo, ukulele. Welcomes performers of all kinds.

UW-Stout Memorial Student Center, The Terrace 302 10th Ave. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Mar. 13th, 2018

6-7:30pm Tue. Mar. 13

Indie Publishing From A to Z

This class is designed to help demystify the entire publishing process. You will learn the ins and outs of indie publishing, and as a result, will have the knowledge to successfully indie publish your own book. At the end, even if you choose to go through a traditional publisher, knowing what your options are will make you a more savvy author.

UW-Eau Claire Campus, Centennial Hall 1698 Park Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $125

Thursday, Mar. 15th, 2018

6:30pm Thu. Mar. 15

Booktalk: Gail Francis- (Bliss)ters: How I walked from Mexico to Canada one summer

Just before her 40th birthday, Gail Francis quit her perfectly good job and set out to hike one of the great trails of the world. Carrying everything she needed on her back, Francis spent five months walking from Mexico to Canada along the Pacific Crest Trail.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Sunday, Mar. 18th, 2018

1-2:30pm Sun. Mar. 18

Author Visit-David Tank

Menomonie author/photographer David Tank will share his experiences taking the pictures for his popular books, “Postcards from the Past: Then and Now Pictures of Dunn County” and “Postcards from the Past: Then and Now Pictures of Menomonie.”

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE, Books will be available for purchase

Tuesday, Mar. 20th, 2018

6-7:30pm Tue. Mar. 20

Indie Publishing From A to Z

This class is designed to help demystify the entire publishing process. You will learn the ins and outs of indie publishing, and as a result, will have the knowledge to successfully indie publish your own book. At the end, even if you choose to go through a traditional publisher, knowing what your options are will make you a more savvy author.

UW-Eau Claire Campus, Centennial Hall 1698 Park Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $125

7pm Tue. Mar. 20

White Pine Open Mic

The region's longest running music and poetry open mic event takes place every solstice and equinox. Come share songs, music, poetry or prose or just come to listen to your Dunn County neighbors. 10 minutes per performer. Sign up begins at 6:30.

Simply Dunn E4606 County Rd. C, Downsville

Cost: $2 Cover Charge

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Mar. 22nd, 2018

7pm Thu. Mar. 22

Rendering Reality: Writing with Honesty and Complexity in Memoir

This craft talk will focus on how using scene, form, and revision can help memoir and nonfiction writers represent themselves, their companions, and place with honesty and complexity. Using Mary Karr's experience writing Daughter in Retrograde: A Memoir Courtney will share her own process and answer questions.

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Saturday, Mar. 24th, 2018

7-9pm Sat. Mar. 24

Old Time Radio Drama - Oscar Wilde's "The Canterville Ghost"

Experience the golden age of radio with this family-friendly adaptation of Oscar Wilde's "The Canterville Ghost" hosted by WPR's Norman Gilliland and the 9XM Players. Enjoy an evening of comedy, period costumes, sound effects, music and more. VIP includes a preshow reception with Gilliland.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $50 VIP, $15 GA

Tuesday, Mar. 27th, 2018

6-7:30pm Tue. Mar. 27

Indie Publishing From A to Z

This class is designed to help demystify the entire publishing process. You will learn the ins and outs of indie publishing, and as a result, will have the knowledge to successfully indie publish your own book. At the end, even if you choose to go through a traditional publisher, knowing what your options are will make you a more savvy author.

UW-Eau Claire Campus, Centennial Hall 1698 Park Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $125

Tuesday, Apr. 3rd, 2018

6-7:30pm Tue. Apr. 3

Indie Publishing From A to Z

This class is designed to help demystify the entire publishing process. You will learn the ins and outs of indie publishing, and as a result, will have the knowledge to successfully indie publish your own book. At the end, even if you choose to go through a traditional publisher, knowing what your options are will make you a more savvy author.

UW-Eau Claire Campus, Centennial Hall 1698 Park Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $125

Thursday, Apr. 5th, 2018

5pm Thu. Apr. 5

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Apr. 10th, 2018

6-7:30pm Tue. Apr. 10

Indie Publishing From A to Z

This class is designed to help demystify the entire publishing process. You will learn the ins and outs of indie publishing, and as a result, will have the knowledge to successfully indie publish your own book. At the end, even if you choose to go through a traditional publisher, knowing what your options are will make you a more savvy author.

UW-Eau Claire Campus, Centennial Hall 1698 Park Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $125

Thursday, Apr. 12th, 2018

8-10pm Thu. Apr. 12

Open Mic

Whether you’re a rock band, singer/songwriter, poet, spoken word artist, juggler, magician, comedian or a rapper, you are welcome to sign up and perform. You name the instrument - guitar, trumpet, banjo, ukulele. Welcomes performers of all kinds.

UW-Stout Memorial Student Center, The Terrace 302 10th Ave. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Sunday, Apr. 15th, 2018

1-2:30pm Sun. Apr. 15

Author Visit-Dustyn Dubuque

Dustyn Dubuque will give a reading and answer questions about his book "How Newell Burch Survived Andersonville Prison". This is the amazing story of a man who was among the first to arrive and last to leave Andersonville. Burch came to Menomonie after his war days with his family to work for the Knapp, Stout and Co.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: Free, Books will be available for purchase

Tuesday, Apr. 17th, 2018

6-7:30pm Tue. Apr. 17

Indie Publishing From A to Z

This class is designed to help demystify the entire publishing process. You will learn the ins and outs of indie publishing, and as a result, will have the knowledge to successfully indie publish your own book. At the end, even if you choose to go through a traditional publisher, knowing what your options are will make you a more savvy author.

UW-Eau Claire Campus, Centennial Hall 1698 Park Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $125

Thursday, May. 3rd, 2018

5pm Thu. May. 3

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Jun. 7th, 2018

5pm Thu. Jun. 7

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Jul. 5th, 2018

5pm Thu. Jul. 5

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Aug. 2nd, 2018

5pm Thu. Aug. 2

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Sep. 6th, 2018

5pm Thu. Sep. 6

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Oct. 4th, 2018

5pm Thu. Oct. 4

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Nov. 1st, 2018

5pm Thu. Nov. 1

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Dec. 6th, 2018

5pm Thu. Dec. 6

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Jan. 3rd, 2019

5pm Thu. Jan. 3

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Feb. 7th, 2019

5pm Thu. Feb. 7

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Mar. 7th, 2019

5pm Thu. Mar. 7

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Apr. 4th, 2019

5pm Thu. Apr. 4

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, May. 2nd, 2019

5pm Thu. May. 2

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Jun. 6th, 2019

5pm Thu. Jun. 6

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Jul. 4th, 2019

5pm Thu. Jul. 4

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Aug. 1st, 2019

5pm Thu. Aug. 1

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Sep. 5th, 2019

5pm Thu. Sep. 5

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Oct. 3rd, 2019

5pm Thu. Oct. 3

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Nov. 7th, 2019

5pm Thu. Nov. 7

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Dec. 5th, 2019

5pm Thu. Dec. 5

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Jan. 2nd, 2020

5pm Thu. Jan. 2

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Feb. 6th, 2020

5pm Thu. Feb. 6

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Mar. 5th, 2020

5pm Thu. Mar. 5

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Apr. 2nd, 2020

5pm Thu. Apr. 2

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, May. 7th, 2020

5pm Thu. May. 7

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Jun. 4th, 2020

5pm Thu. Jun. 4

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Jul. 2nd, 2020

5pm Thu. Jul. 2

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages