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MINI INTERVIEW: Twyla Hansen

MINI INTERVIEW: Twyla Hansen

May 6, 2020

How did you get started writing poetry? In the early 1980s, not long after I began employment at Nebraska Wesleyan University as a horticulturist, I enrolled in a poetry-writing class taught by the late great Nebraska State Poet Bill Kloefkorn. I had never written a poem before, but I’d read K...

MINI INTERVIEW: William Trowbridge

MINI INTERVIEW: William Trowbridge

April 29, 2020

How did your interest in poetry begin? I came to poetry late. I was studying to be a fiction specialist. In fact, my dissertation was on Faulkner’s novels. But while studying modern poetry in preparation for my doctoral orals, I came across a Howard Nemerov poem titled “Mousemeal.” I was so...

MINI INTERVIEW: Theodore Wheeler

MINI INTERVIEW: Theodore Wheeler

March 23, 2020

Your latest novel In Our Other Lives was released on March 3, 2020. What do you want potential readers to know about the book? The story is told from the perspective of an NSA/FBI investigation into a Midwestern family whose son has disappeared while working as a missionary in Pakistan and then reem...

MINI INTERVIEW: Mark Sanders

MINI INTERVIEW: Mark Sanders

February 19, 2020

How did your latest work In a Good Time come about? Could you talk a little bit about the title? Various pathways led to In a Good Time. While the final push to publication came quickly (the book was published in September 2019), the book took about four or five years to complete. The poems were finis...

MINI INTERVIEW: Marjorie Saiser

MINI INTERVIEW: Marjorie Saiser

December 21, 2019

What is your reason for writing? Or what role does writing play in your life? I write to find out, to stay green, to keep learning. Writing teaches me what I should be paying attention to. Do you have a particular time, place, or routine for writing? Early mornings are good, also at night. Afternoon...

MINI INTERVIEW: Neil Harrison

MINI INTERVIEW: Neil Harrison

December 13, 2019

How did you get your start in creative writing?  I started classes in creative writing and photography at Northeast Community College back in 1980, after deciding that sorting mail all night, six nights a week, was a pretty fair recipe for going postal. What are some of the challenges you hav...

Fiction Slam winners! Fall 2019

Fiction Slam winners! Fall 2019

December 10, 2019

Slam Winners: Brianna Hupp 1st, Jessica Schenck 2nd, Rylee Smith 3rd and Christel Wiggan 4th. Contestants: Brianna Hupp, Sean Petersen, Madison Mueller, Jessica Schenck, Christel Wiggan, Mckaylla Christian, Celine Eggerling, Rylee Smith, Meena Dalal, and Tyler Murray. Judges: Allison Hain, Jacob Stewart, and...

Plains Writers Series – December 5, 2019

Plains Writers Series – December 5, 2019

November 18, 2019

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, December 5, 2019. The Plains Writers Series is held several times a year to bring attention to the prose and poetry of Gr...

Poetry Slam 42 winners! Fall 2019

Poetry Slam 42 winners! Fall 2019

November 10, 2019

Vito Cole: First Place Kjersten Schuttler: Second Place Christel Wiggan: Third Place Junior Aguilar: Fourth Place Christel Wiggan, Hunter Godfry, Summer Larsen, Conall Tabbert, Charleyne Kirkindengo, Wright Chamberlin, Caleb Cohen, Diamante Jones, Tyler Surber, Angel Rosales, Jessica Palmillas,...

Plains Writers Series – November 21, 2019

Plains Writers Series – November 21, 2019

October 30, 2019

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, November 21, 2019. The Plains Writers Series is held several times a year to bring attention to the prose and poetry of Gr...

Judas Goat 2018-2019 Book Release

Judas Goat 2018-2019 Book Release

October 21, 2019

Join us in celebrating the release of the 2018-2019 Judas Goat. This event is free and open to the public. Free copies of the newest Goat will be available to anyone who reads or shares with us! Location: The Birch Room Chophouse is locates on the south side of The Beaumont Event & Concert Hall. ...

Poetry Slam 42! November 21st, 2019

Poetry Slam 42! November 21st, 2019

October 11, 2019

Join us for the Poetry Slam 42 on November 21 at the Max Bar & Grill. Sign up to compete in the slam at 6 p.m. Bring 4 poems and $5.00 for the entry fee. The Slam stats at 7 pm. Prizes will be available to 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and the 4th place contestants. This event is free and open to the...

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