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Flat Water Stirs featured in Wayne Daily News story

Flat Water Stirs featured in Wayne Daily News story

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Your source for information and news related to the city of Wayne and the surrounding area of Wayne Nebraska.

November 21, 2017


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Hey check out this article/video about the Flat Water Stirs and the recent Plains Writers Series / Poetry Slam. It features Liz Ziska and Stephanie Hempel and was written by Sarah Lentz.

Plains Writers Series – Dec. 7th 2017

Plains Writers Series – Dec. 7th 2017

November 18, 2017


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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, December 7th, 2017. The Plains Writers Series is held several times a year in an attempt to bring attention to the pros...

Poetry Slam 38!!! @ 7pm in Wayne America

Poetry Slam 38!!! @ 7pm in Wayne America

November 11, 2017


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Join us for Poetry Slam XXXVIII on November 16th at The Max Bar and Grill (downtown Wayne, Ne). Sign-up to compete in the slam begins at 6 pm, bring 4 poems and $5.00 for the entry fee. The Slam begins at 7 pm. Singer/song writers Vito Cole will preform from 6-7pm. Prizes will be available to 1st, 2nd,...

The Flat Water Stirs Book Release & Readings

The Flat Water Stirs Book Release & Readings

October 13, 2017


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The Flat Water Stirs: An Anthology of Emerging Nebraska Poets celebrates emerging poets for their talents, especially at the time of Nebraska’s sesquicentennial. This collection contains poems of various form and genre which express the diverse experience of living in or just passing through the grea...

Fiction Slam!!! Dec 7th, 2017 @ 7pm in Wayne America

Fiction Slam!!!  Dec 7th, 2017 @ 7pm in Wayne America

October 11, 2017


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Join us for the Fall 2017 Lucky 13 Fiction Slam, December 7th at The Max Bar and Grill (downtown Wayne, Ne). Preliminary round to participate in the slam begins at 5 pm. Bring 2 short stories and $5 entry fee to compete. The Fiction Slam starts at 7 pm. Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4...

Greg Kosmicki, finalist at the High Plains Book Awards

Greg Kosmicki, finalist at the High Plains Book Awards

October 10, 2017


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Congrats to Greg Kosmicki for his book "It's as Good Here as it Gets Anywhere" being a finalist at the High Plains Book Awards (Billings, MT). The book is available on Amazon.com ...

Judas Goat 50th Anniversary Book Release & Open Mic

Judas Goat 50th Anniversary Book Release & Open Mic

October 4, 2017


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This is an Open Mic celebrating last year's Judas Goat. All are welcome to share their poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, music, ramblings, and/or anything else they'd like to share. Judas loves you all. Free Goats will be available! October 11th, 2017 @ 8:30pm Miss Molly's Coffee Co. –...

The Flat Water Stirs:
An Anthology of Emerging Nebraska Poets

The Flat Water Stirs: <BR>An Anthology of Emerging Nebraska Poets

August 30, 2017


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The variety of new voices here provides a rich tapestry of experience and past/present life on the Great Plains, and leaves us with a sense of shared history that will resonate into the future.  --Twyla M. Hansen, Nebraska State Poet Contributors are Bree Ackermann, Bonnie Andersen, Douglas A. Anderson,...

Judas Goat 2016-2017 “50th Anniversary Edition”

Judas Goat 2016-2017 “50th Anniversary Edition”

August 30, 2017


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  The Judas Goat is a literary magazine which features the poetry, short fiction, creative non-fiction, and artwork of Wayne State students. The magazine is edited by students and published annually in the spring by the WSC Press. The senior editor for the 2016-2017 Goat was Tana Buoy. The cover was desi...

Gathering Place by David Wyatt

Gathering Place by David Wyatt

August 29, 2017


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The poet Charles Simic has a notion on the order of whatever pops into your head is thought materializing. David Wyatt s poems, though not experimental, rely on autobiography, collage, non sequitur, dialogue, dream, and a joke now and then, to get nearer perceived experience; they appreciate the chan...

It’s as Good Here as it Gets Anywhere
by Greg Kosmicki

It’s as Good Here as it Gets Anywhere <BR> by Greg Kosmicki

August 19, 2017


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In plain, unassuming language and without a hint of hype or excess sentiment, Greg Kosmicki ushers the reader into the most mundane aspects of his life, from the stains on his shirt to the frustrating phone call with an IT support person. We sit with him at the kitchen table where he writes, near t...

Lucky 13 Fiction Slam winners! Spring 2017

Lucky 13 Fiction Slam winners! Spring 2017

May 7, 2017


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Congrats to our Lucky 13 Fiction slam winners! Vito Cole 1st, Stephanie Hempel 3rd, Erin Gibbons 2nd,  & Andrew Clegg 4th.

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