He was a finalist for the 2017 Kate Tufts Discovery Award, the 2017 Thom Gunn Award for Gay Poetry, the 2017 Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry, and the 2017 Norma Faber First Book Award.
He served as the 2016-2017 Ron Wallace Poetry Fellow at the Wisconsin Institute of Creative Writing.
To get your writing group listed, please contact WWA’s Board Member Kymberley Pekrul at [email protected] Amery: meets at the Northern Lakes Center for Arts, 113 Elm St., Amery — Contact: La Moine Mac Laughlin: [email protected] read material one meeting and critique at next meeting. Balsam Lake: meets at Bethesda Lutheran Ch, 123 W Hamilton Av, Eau Claire; contact Mary Pierce: and fellowship time, a speaker, and GREAT snacks!
Come early ( – pm); members read their work and receive feedback.
These classes will be led by some of Madison’s brightest minds and will keep your creative flame alive throughout our darkest months! All classes are Wednesday evenings from -p in the Bubbler room @ Central.
Please note that by registering, you are signed up for all sessions of Cabin Fever.to Noon, in the Manitowoc Public Library Board Room, 707 Quay Street.Beginning and experienced writers from all genres are encouraged to participate.Oscar Mireles is Poet Laureate of the City of Madison (2015-2020) and editor of three anthologies titled .He has received numerous awards and recognition for his service to the community.Looking to be a part of a friendly writing community?Free and open to adult writers of all levels, this winter the Bubbler will be hosting three consecutive all-genre workshops.These awards include the Dane County Martin Luther King Jr.Community Service Award (2009) Literacy Advocate of the Year , Wisconsin Literacy (2011) and Friend of Education Award from Wisconsin State Superintendent Tony Evers (2012); Leadership Award from the Young Professional Group of the Urban League of Greater Madison (2013) and “Believe and Succeed Award from the Hispanic Leadership Luncheon (2015); “Outstanding Educator Award” from the 100 Black Men of Madison (2016) and Distinguished Community Service Award from the Madison Chapter of The Links (2017).He is the Executive Director of Omega School, where he has been employed for the past 23 years.Omega School provides GED preparation and adult basic education services to Dane County young adults, who do not possess a high school diploma.