Dickinson Poetry Series
The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Door County presents the Emily Dickinson Poetry Series at 7:00 PM on the second Wednesday of the month. Each evening a featured poet will read his or her own poetry followed by an opportunity for audience members to read during an open mic session.
The poetry community in Door County is extremely vital. The Dickinson Series features both beginning and established poets and provides a comfortable setting for the reading of new work. These evenings also attract new listeners, some of whom then become readers. The Series is intended to enhance both the appreciation and the writing of poetry.
The readings are open to the public and all those who love poetry are welcome.
Emily Dickinson was a prolific poet, who left us 1,775 poems. She favored liberal ideas and shared the religious philosophy of the well-known Unitarian, Ralph Waldo Emerson.
2019 - 2020 Dickinson Poetry Series
April 10, 2019 – Margaret Rozga
Wisconsin Poet Laureate 2019 – 2021
May 8 – Ethel and Tom Davis
Poetry shaped by Native American art and life
June 12 – Alessandra Simmons
Catch the good earth with your rooting
July 10 – Max Garland
Wisconsin Poet Laureate 2013-2014
Candles for Walt Whitman’s 200th Birthday
August 14 – Mara Packard
From blackest ink comes blinding light
From somewhere to you
September 11 – Marilyn Taylor
Wisconsin Poet Laureate 2009-2010
October 9 – Jude Genereaux
Why do I write? Because I can’t stop!
November 13 – Francha Barnard
At play in the sandbox of language
December 11 – Jack Redell
Sometimes wondering, at times wandering
January 8, 2020 – Nancy Rafal
February 12 – Student Readers
Poems from accomplished young poets
March 11 – Susan T. Moss
Seeker of words to mark the journey