BONK: A monthly performance series held in Racine, often featuring a diverse mix of performers, including local and national poets and writers.

Creative Writing Resource Guide: Tools, resources, and opportunities to bring out your creative side as a writer.

Kenosha Public Library & Racine Public Library: A great resource for book lovers with an interesting events program.

Kenosha Literacy Council & Racine Literacy Council: Two local non-profits, dedicated to providing English literacy education to adults, which are always looking for volunteers.

Left of the Lake: Free, quarterly periodical showcasing the work of artists who reside and create along the western shoreline of Lake Michigan.

Milwaukee Writers Workshop: A Milwaukee-based writers group.

NaNoWriMo: The official site of the National Novel Writing Month.  A great place to get tips on writing novels and getting the junk out of your head!

RedBird Studio & RedBird-RedOak Writing Community in Milwaukee. Sister organizations which offer classes, workshops, writers’ roundtables and Creative Writing Camps for kids.

Straylight Magazine: Literary magazine of the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. Values new and upcoming writers and welcomes innovation.

Voices of Hopes open mic every Friday 6-8pm at Cup of Hope, 507 6th St, Racine. Poets, storytellers and writers welcome, as well as other performers.

WriteCamp: A free writer’s “unconference”, held yearly in Milwaukee. This year’s conference is June 5.

The Writers’ Institute, UW Madison: A yearly writing conference for fiction and nonfiction writers. Also see their summer writers’ workshop and retreat, Write by the Lake

Wisconsin Writers’ Groups