Our Story


The Wonderland Writers' Studio took its name from the former Wonderland amusement park that called Shorewood (then East Milwaukee) home in the early 20th century.

And for the record, we say John Mayer be damned! The real wonderland—and hence the name—is the world of stories and the imagination.

Our intention is to build a community of storytellers, to help people find their voice, to stoke the imagination and help people see the vast possibilities of creativity and expression. 

We believe that we all have stories to tell. As Muriel Rukeyser reminds us the universe is made of stories and therefore so are we.