Authors – SE WI Festival of BooksAt Unison Credit Union, we believe in celebrating life in Wisconsin. We also launched the Unison Battle of the Books , which benefits local libraries. Make sure to like Unison on Facebook and watch for the live announcement of the winner on March 28th! Ferber was honored with the Pulitzer for her novel, So Big. Her novel, Showboat, became a popular musical, and the novel, Cimarron, was adapted into an Academy Award-winning movie. Ferber, whose mother was a Wisconsin native, moved to Appleton from Chicago when she was 12 years old.
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Liam was the winner of the George W. He serves in the English department of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and was previously its chair, as well as coordinator of its Ph. A husband and father, he has worked as a carpenter, remodeling contractor, and building inspector. He lives in Milwaukee. A veteran conflict and environmental journalist, Peter Annin spent more than a decade reporting on a wide variety of issues for Newsweek. For many years, he specialized in coverage of domestic terrorism and other conflicts, including the bombing of the federal building in Oklahoma City and the Branch Davidian standoff outside Waco, Texas.
Wisconsin Pictures. Wisconsin Authors. Ayad Ahktar , grew up in Milwaukee, contemporary playwright, novelist. Alice Allan , historical novelist , lives in Colorado, Mrs. Ballou books Bob Allen , Brookfield, children's books.
No single book, no shelf of books could completely capture the complexity and variety of Wisconsin. Also, my list is simply one person's selection. A different reader could easily suggest 25 other books. Thanks to Milwaukee Public Library's Erin Elliott and her colleagues for the bountiful list of suggestions they offered me for this article. The Central Library's Wisconsin Writers Wall of Fame is always my starting point for thinking about the great heritage of Wisconsin writers.