The Agora

The Agora name comes from the ancient Greek agora, the marketplace where citizens gathered to share ideas.

PLATO's The Agora is created by and published for members, and made available to the wider Dane County community through libraries, senior centers, retirement centers, and our website. The first volume of The Agora was published in 2011 and the next (Vol. 7) will be available later in 2021.

The submission period for the 2021 publication is now closed. Thank you to all the PLATO writers and visual artists who offered their work for consideration!

The Agora, Volume 6 

is available Online .

The Agora, Vol. 6 (print copy) was mailed to all members in September 2019.

If you are interested in additional printed and bound copies of The Agora, Vol. 6, please send $15 to:
 The Agora, 21 N. Park St, 7th Floor, Madison, WI 53715. 
Additional copies of Volumes 1, 2, 4, and 5 are also available. 

For questions, contact Managing Editor Bill Eisinger,

PLATO is proudly supported in part by Oakwood Village.

PLATO is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization in association with:

for more information, contact us at:


6209 Mineral Point Road #203
Madison, WI 53705

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