Wisconsin People & Ideas, the Wisconsin Academy’s magazine of contemporary Wisconsin thought and culture, presents a Wisconsin Book Festival reading featuring the winners of the 2018 Fiction & Poetry Contest hosted by editor Jason A. Smith. Fiction readings include "Static," by Michael Hopkins - 1st Place (Neenah) and "A Sweet Thing," by AnnaKay Kruger - 3rd Place (Madison). Poetry readings include "Head, Thorax, and Abdomen," by Jenna Rindo - 1st Place (Pickett), "November," by Thomas J. Erickson - 2nd Place (Milwaukee), "The Act," by Justine Jones - 3rd Place (Madison).
This reading is presented in partnership with the Wisconsin Book Festival with support from Wisconsin Public Radio and Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts. Learn more about how to submit your work to our annual fiction and poetry contests at wisconsinacademy.org/contests.