June Meeting Minutes 2022

Hello Everyone,

Today we had a short meeting. It was Father’s day and we only had a couple of us attending.


Sharon, Mike.


We are in the proofing stage now. We would like to hurry up and get this book done as we have others waiting.


This is on. Jack Pines Resort near Osage MN. Saturday Sept. 17, 2022. We are getting people lined up.

Writers’ workshop with Candace Simar (Scene, the Building Block of Story) from 9 to 12 including lunch for workshop attendees. Book release party from 1 until approx. 4 PM. After that, some of us will have supper at Jack Pines Resort. Cabins available at Jack Pines Resort.

PRLAAC (Heartland Arts):

No one from JWB was able to attend this meeting for June. The meetings are now on the second Monday of each month. Mike got the minutes. There will be a Heartland Arts Newsletter with 2 issues per year. This year, the group’s plans include Art Leap, Sculpture Trail, Northern Lights Opera, etc.


Next week the MIPA event will be held. Mike’s book Cabin Fever is a finalist in humor.

The Northwoods Book and Art Festival is coming up on August 13 in Hackensack MN. This year they have asked for poetry submissions and they will have some of the poems on display during the event.

North Beach Writers’ Retreat Aug. 13-17, 2022. https://northbeachwritersretreat.com

Summer Poetry Workshop with Sarah Nordgren srnordgren@gmail.com. Writing the Living World.

Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference in Bemidji, June 20-27, 2022. writersconference@bemidjistate.edu.


Annette Gagliardi has a new book A Short Supply of Viability that will be available soon. https://thepoetrybox.com/bookstore/viability.

Because there were only two of us, we did not do any reading. We will save them for the next meeting. Hope to see you all next time.