Mike Paulus

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Fri. Sep. 27th, 2019

Welcome to Autumn, Chippewa Valley!

Mike Paulus

This is one of the very best times of year to be living in the Chippewa Valley – and one of our most important seasons ...

Mon. Sep. 23rd, 2019

Steak and Fake Lobster

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Ian Kloster

breaking bread with my family supper club style

Fri. Sep. 6th, 2019

Take Your Seats

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Shannon Sorenson

What does high school really teach us?

Wed. Aug. 21st, 2019

Hiding in the Woods

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Shannon Sorenson

What’s out there waiting for us?

Fri. Aug. 9th, 2019

The Bullet

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Shannon Sorenson

aka the carnival ride i never rode

Thu. Jul. 25th, 2019

Wheeling & Dealing

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Beth Czech

nothing drives me crazy quite like driving

Thu. Jul. 11th, 2019

Backseat Soundtracks and Sisters in the Summertime

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Taylor McCumber

As I wasn’t much for reading books back then, I had two options. I could annoy the living hell out of my older sister. Or I could listen to my Walkman. It was a ...

Wed. Feb. 21st, 2018

2018 Vanguard Awards - BJ Hollars

Mike Paulus, video by Joel Pearish

Author, UW-Eau Claire Professor, founder and director of the Chippewa Valley Writers Guild

Wed. Aug. 10th, 2016


Mike Paulus, design by Serena Wagner

August is a time for tangled branches and rebellion

Tue. Jun. 14th, 2016

Last Call on Chippewa Valley Writers Guild Writing Retreats

Mike Paulus, photos by Justin Patchin

The Chippewa Valley Writers Guild has seen a lot of positive momentum in its first year, producing an impressive roster of readings, craft talks, and more. However, thus far ...

Thu. Jun. 2nd, 2016

Second-Hand War Stories

Mike Paulus, design by Serena Wagner

how I sold a chunk of my childhood for seventy bucks

Fri. Feb. 26th, 2016

Sinking to New Levels

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Serena Wagner

some men have greatness thrust upon them in the bathroom

Mon. Nov. 30th, 2015

One Accident at a Time

Mike Paulus, design by Serena Wagner

navigating Wisconsin’s roads, bumping from one car to the next

Wed. Sep. 2nd, 2015

Melting Down the Gridiron

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Serena Wagner

I just want everyone to know that it's ok if you don't like football

Wed. Jul. 22nd, 2015

Camp of Approval

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Ryan Carpentier

who’s afraid of the big, bad woods?

Fri. May. 29th, 2015

Ticking Off the Hours

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Serena Wagner

a visitor in the dark stretches of a summer’s night

Fri. May. 1st, 2015


Mike Paulus, illustrated by Janae Breunig

springtime in Wisconsin is punching me in the face

Tue. Aug. 19th, 2014

Squirrel City, USA

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Joe Maurer

exploring Eau Claire’s tree-bound rodent population

Tue. Jun. 10th, 2014

Side Walking

Mike Paulus

when putting one foot in front of the other just isn’t enough