Plains Writers Series – Dec. 6th, 2018

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Plains Writers Series – Dec. 6th, 2018

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Wayne State College’s Language and Literature Department, the School of Arts and Humanities and the WSC Press are pleased to hold this fall’s Plains Writers Series on Thursday, Dec 6. The Plains Writers Series is held several times a year to bring attention to the prose and poetry of local Great Plains writers through reading and interacting with area audiences.

This Plains Writers Series will highlight the contributors of The Flat Water Rises: An Anthology of Short Fiction by Emerging Nebraska Writers (WSC Press). Envisioned by a team of Wayne State College students and their faculty advisor, Dr. Stephanie Marcellus, The Flat Water Rises was designed to share the work of emerging Nebraska fiction writers.

In addition, this Plains Writers Series will also be showcasing WSC students who contributed short stories to Judas Goat 2017-2018 (WSC Press). The readings will begin at 2 p.m. in the lounge on the second floor of the Humanities Building.

Following the readings on Thursday will be the Lucky 13 Fiction Slam. The slam will be held at the Max Bar and Grill in downtown Wayne, NE starting at 7:00 pm, with registration and prelims starting at 5:00 pm. If anyone would like to participate in the slam they will need 2 original short stories and $5 for registration at the door. All events are free and open to the public.