Perf. Arts

AllWriters' sets public event



By TimeOut Staff

July 3, 2014

WAUKESHA - AllWriters’ Workplace & Workshop will present a second special-themed version of its Summer Friday Night Free For All on July 11.  

The theme of the event is “Don’t Give Up!” It will feature readings by three of the eight writers to receive contracts:  Kerry Crowley, Diane Valentine and Sandy Goldsworthy.  

Rounding out the student readers will be Sandy Rinehart with a short memoir.    

Also reading will be AllWriters’ director Kathie Giorgio and special guest poet Sarah Busse, who is one of two poets laureate and resides in Madison. She co-edited Verse Wisconsin from 2009 to 2014 and is one-half of Cowfeather Press. Her full-length collection, “Somewhere Piano,” published in fall 2012 by Mayapple Press, was awarded the Posner Award by the Council for Wisconsin Writers. She has been awarded the WFOP Chapbook Award, the CWW’s Lorine Niedecker Prize and a Pushcart Prize.  

The event will take place at the First Baptist Church of Waukesha, 247 Wisconsin Ave., Waukesha. Attendees are asked to park in the library parking lot across the street.  

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the event begins at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.  Refreshments will be served. No registration is required.  

AllWriters’ Workplace & Workshop offers on-site and online writing courses in all genres and abilities of creative writing, as well as coaching, editing and marketing services.    

A schedule of classes and registration is available online at or interested persons can call 262-446-0284.