Resources for Nebraska Poets

The Nebraska Writer's Guild

The Nebraska Writer's Guild is holding a virtual writer's conference April 22nd-24th. If you cannot attend on those days, the writing classes will be available to watch until July 22nd. You do not have to be a member, nor live in Nebraska to participate. 

More Information Here

Nebraska Writers Collective

Provides mentorship for writers at all stages of their journey in Midwest schools and correctional facilities. 

They also coach and host poetry out loud sessions and competitions.

Connect to NWC

Fine Lines

A quarterly journal of creative writing and artwork from authors of all genres, ages, abilities, and occupations. They also host a summer camp for all ages.

Connect to Fine Lines

Verses from the Plains

A Bi-Annual poetry collection published by the Nebraska Writer's Guild. They will be taking submissions again in 2022.

Get your copy here.

The Good Life Review

A quarterly online literary journal committed to exploring the overlooked. Based out of Omaha, Nebraska—astride the oft unnoticed—they recognize that there are a myriad of voices that call the regions surrounding us home.

Submission Guidelines

Prairie Schooner

A literary journal based at the University of Nebraska, in its 89th year of publishing quality poetry, fiction, essays, and reviews.

Submission Guidelines


Published twice a year (in January and July), Plainsongs draws inspiration from the diversity of voices throughout the American Midwest and Great Plains regions to present thought-provoking new poetry from all fifty states and around the world.

Submission Guidelines

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