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Samuel Stenger Renken

Samuel Stenger Renken
October 27, 2020

SAMUEL STENGER RENKEN received his BA at Nebraska Wesleyan with the late great Bill Kloefkorn, an MA at Clemson with Keith Lee Mor-ris, and an MFA in Wyoming with H.L. Hix. This is his second collection...

Gailmarie Pahmeier

Gailmarie Pahmeier
August 29, 2020

GAILMARIE PAHMEIER teaches creative writing at the University of Nevada and in the MFA Program at Sierra Nevada University. Widely published, she's the author of three chapbooks and three full-length collections...

Mark Sanders

Mark Sanders
September 13, 2019

MARK SANDERS is a Nebraska native, born in Creighton and raised on the eastern rim of the Sandhills at Ord. He has taught at schools and colleges in Nebraska, Missouri, Oklahoma, Idaho, and Texas. Among...

Barbara Schmitz

Barbara Schmitz
April 11, 2018

Barbara Schmitz is Emeritus Instructor of English at Northeast College where she taught writing and literature for thirty years and founded the Visiting Writers Series. Her latest books are What Bob...

Amy Plettner

Amy Plettner
September 16, 2017

AMY PLETTNER holds an MFA from the University of Nebraska. She lives and works on a tall grass prairie in southeast Nebraska where she has learned to wrangle snakes, wasps, and small mammals. Much of her...

Greg Kosmicki

Greg Kosmicki
October 19, 2016

GREG KOSMICKI is a poet and retired social worker who lives in Omaha, Nebraska. He founded The Backwaters Press in 1997, which he now serves as Editor Emeritus. Greg’s poetry has been published in numerous...

David Wyatt

David Wyatt
October 19, 2016

DAVID WYATT was born in Southern California a year before the end of World War II, spending his childhood and early twenties in the Golden State, an agricultural and horticultural paradise well into the...

Gilbert Vaughan

Gilbert Vaughan
November 25, 2015

Gilbert Vaughan, award-winning Professor of English, taught Language and Literature for thirty-four years at Wayne State College before retiring in 1999. His teaching specialties included Greek drama and...

Tom C. Hunley

Tom C. Hunley
April 30, 2015

Tom C. Hunley is a professor of English at Western Kentucky University, the director of Steel Toe Books, and the vocalist/rhythm guitarist for Dr. Tom and the Cartoons. He is the author of three previous...

Janet Joyner

Janet Joyner
March 17, 2015

Janet Joyner grew up in Marion, South Carolina. The town sits in a region of midland and coastal plains crisscrossed by rivers and streams. These rivers, many still known by the names of natives, were...

William Kloefkorn

William Kloefkorn
September 18, 2014

William Kloefkorn was named the Nebraska State Poet by proclamation of the Unicameral in 1982. In addition to his many publications and honors, he also won first-place in the 1978 Nebraska Hog-Calling...

AE Stueve

AE Stueve
September 17, 2014

AE Stueve was born in Illinois and grew up in Iowa on a steady diet of comic books, video games, and oddly enough, classic literature. His published work runs the gamut from comics book scripts for Bluewater...

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