Press & Awards
Image courtesy Jan Wrede
Check out the press, awards, and general buzz being garnered by DCPAC authors
August 30, 2023
DC Published Authors Collective: Ann Heyse
Door County Pulse
"Ann Heyse of Baileys Harbor belongs to two book clubs and three poetry-critique groups, and she’s on the board of Write On, Door County, where she occasionally teaches classes. Heyse is a poet and children’s book author. Her new historical fiction novel, The Light is Ours, is set in Door County in 1871-72 and follows the lives of disparate characters whose lives intertwine at a lighthouse. . ."
July 26, 2023
Hal Prize Nonfiction Screening Judge: Judy Ann Ritter
Door County Pulse, Peninsula Pulse
"We asked the group of local screening judges for the Hal Prize to share with readers and writers what they’re looking for when they go through submissions: Why does one piece of writing make it to the final round, but not another?"
Photo by: Rachel Lukas
Ethel and Thomas Davis are Named Door County's Poet Laureate
Door County Daily News
"A Sturgeon Bay couple is looking forward to serving you as the Poet Laureates of Door County for the next two years. Ethel and Tom Davis of Sturgeon Bay were jointly approved for the post at last month's Door County Board of Supervisors meeting . . ."
Feb. 16, 2023
Corey Geiger, DCPAC author and Wisconsin dairy expert, appears on Wisconsin Foodie.
In this episode of Wisconsin Foodie we travel to Fort Atkinson, home of Hoard’s Dairyman to find out more about the heavily decorated St. Saviour cheese. Hoard’s Dairyman is a dairy publication that was started in 1885 by W.D Hoard and has been a staple in the dairy industry since.
Dec. 1, 2022
"A Life Doula's Perspective on Death."
by Sam Watson, Peninsula Pulse
"Most people prefer not to think about death, but Algoma-based life doula Marggie Moertl wants to change that. Rather than fearing death or finding it sad, she looks upon it as a joyous process that brings loved ones together and prompts self-reflection."