Upcoming Events

  • Heidi Hermanson Poetry Reading & Discussion
    Jun 07, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM CDT
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    Heidi Hermanson is a first-generation Nebraskan who has been published in Midwest Quarterly, Hiram Poetry Review, the Omaha World Herald (“Nebraska On A Dollar a Day”) and elsewhere.
  • Muse Maintenance
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Jun 08
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    Jun 08, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM CDT
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    Your bi-monthly pick-me-up and inspiration
  • The Well Turned Poem with Kim Noriega
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    Sat, Jun 18
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    Jun 18, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM CDT
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    In this workshop, we’ll explore the power of the turn as a means to writing poems that do indeed turn, leap, and swerve, in short, poems that move/us.
  • Brandy Prettyman Poetry Reading & Discussion
    Jul 05, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM CDT
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    Brandy Prettyman is the author of "Forbidden Fruit: Poems of Love, Loss, Hope, and Regret".
  • Journaling for Poets with Holly Lyn Walrath
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    Sat, Jul 09
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    Jul 09, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM CDT
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    If you feel out of sorts or disorganized in your writing life, this workshop is for you!
  • Scott Abels Poetry Reading & Discussion
    Aug 02, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM CDT
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    Scott Abels is the author of "Rambo Goes to Idaho" (BlazeVox, 2011) and "New City" (BlazeVox, 2015).
  • Ecopoetics and The Poet
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    Sat, Aug 20
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    Aug 20, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM CDT
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    In this workshop we will reimagine our roles in the current climate crisis via poetry.
  • P. Ivan Young Poetry Reading & Discussion
    Sep 06, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM CDT
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    P. Ivan Young is the author of "Smell of Salt, Ghost of Rain" and "A Shape in the Waves".
  • Elegy as Epiphany: How Grief Leads to Illumination
    Sep 10, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM CDT
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    In this workshop, we will examine how loss, sorrow and rituals of mourning can lead to revelations that we otherwise could not reach.
  • Writing the Unreliable Speaker
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    Sat, Oct 01
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    Oct 01, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM CDT
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    In this class, we will be analyzing the work of poets whose speakers lie, misremember, redirect and rewrite their narratives, before attempting to write our own unreliable poems.
  • Stacey Waite Poetry Reading & Discussion
    Oct 04, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM CDT
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    Stacey Waite is Associate Professor of English and Graduate Chair at the University of Nebraska—Lincoln and is the author of: "Choke" (winner of the Frank O’Hara Prize for Poetry)
  • Michael Catherwood Poetry Reading & Discussion
    Nov 01, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM CDT
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    Michael Catherwood's books are "Dare", "If you Turned Around Quickly", and his latest book is "Projector" from Stephen F. Austin Press. He is former editor at The Backwaters Press and currently the Associate Editor at Plainsongs since 1995.
  • Chapbook Explorations into Culture, Gender & Identity
    Nov 12, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM CST
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    Whether you are a poet with a handful of poems to work with or you simply have a vision for a future chapbook, you will be given a chance to leave this workshop with the seeds for a new and cohesive chapbook.
  • Strange & Sublime Similes
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    Sat, Dec 03
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    Dec 03, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM CST
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    What makes a comparison take off or crash land? In this workshop, we’ll construct poems around some of our own similes, whose strangeness might stumble into the sublime.
  • Lorraine Duggin Poetry Reading & Discussion
    Dec 06, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM CST
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    Lorraine Duggin is a lifelong Nebraskan, born in Omaha, where she has been teaching English as a Second Language and other English classes at Metropolitan Community College since 1999.