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Willow River Writers to host annual Author’s Showcase

The Willow River Writers will host their second annual Author’s Showcase 6 p.m. Thursday, April 20, at the Friday Memorial Library. The showcase is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

The Willow River Writers are a diverse group of local writers in its third year of meeting together. The group shares resources, encouragement, critiques and scribblings.

Sharing original work at the showcase will be Sara DeLuca, Jeanne Green, Linda Koch, Penelope Page, Chuck Rang and Carleen Tjader.

In addition to the Willow River Writers group, attendees will hear from guest author Gordon Grice, a resident of Somerset and author of “The Red Hourglass;” and Lisa Doerr from Cushing, Wis., and author of “Dureka Valley.” New Richmond resident and Willow River Writers member Marilyn Jess will also present her published book “Dante Revisited.”

The Willow River Writers meet on the first and third Tuesdays of each month from 10-11:45 a.m. at the Next Door Cafe. A newly formed evening group meets on the first and third Thursday evening of each month from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Friday Memorial Library.