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BOOK REVIEW: What Bob Says (Some More) by Barbara Schmitz

BOOK REVIEW: What Bob Says (Some More) by Barbara Schmitz

April 14, 2018


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Published by Wayne State College Press in 2018, Barbara Schmitz’s most recent collection, What Bob Says (Some More) is simultaneously a tribute to a lifelong love and an honest, oftentimes humorous, portrait of the natural friction a marriage of over forty years bears, laughs about, and eventually, em...

Plains Writers Series – April 25th & 26th, 2018

Plains Writers Series – April 25th & 26th, 2018

April 11, 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 spring’s Plains Writers Series on Wednesday, April 25th, and Thursday, April 26th. This 2-day event will highlight the writer Josip Novakovich. The craft lecture on develo...

New Book! What Bob Says (Some More) by Barbara Schmitz

New Book! What Bob Says (Some More) by Barbara Schmitz

April 11, 2018


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What Bob Says (Some More)  is about pleasure and delight, talking and listening/not listening, sex on the porch, being right, giving up, God, hearts and wings, yogurt, books, sirens, red/blue ambulance lights, happily ever after. “Bob may seem impossible to anyone who doesn’t love him. He’s...

Lucky 13 Fiction Slam – April 26th @ 7pm

Lucky 13 Fiction Slam – April 26th @ 7pm

April 10, 2018


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The Lucky 13 Fiction 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 (750 words or less) and $5 for registration at the ...

BOOK REVIEW: Gathering Place by David Wyatt

BOOK REVIEW: Gathering Place by David Wyatt

April 2, 2018


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In Gathering Place, published by Wayne State College Press in 2016, David Wyatt uses a voice of almost candid nonchalance to address the complex, existential inquiry of some of life’s simplest moments. The result is a collection as authentically humorous as it is somber and reminiscent, a rumbling v...

5th Annual English Festival!

5th Annual English Festival!

March 28, 2018


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Words stir emotion, provoke thought, and transport you to other worlds. On April 4th, the 5th annual English Festival honors all things English. Activities include an open mic, readings by students and faculty, games, crafts, prizes, a book giveaway, and refreshments. April 4th @ 7pm Humanities L...

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

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

March 25, 2018


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Published in 2016 by Logan House, an imprint of WSC Press, Greg Kosmicki’s It’s as Good Here as it Gets Anywhere is a refreshingly sincere collection that examines the surprisingly complex mundanities of a well-contemplated life in the Great Plains. From nature’s “language we can’t live long enough to...

BOOK REVIEW: The Flat Water Stirs: An Anthology of Emerging Nebraska Poets

BOOK REVIEW: The Flat Water Stirs: An Anthology of Emerging Nebraska Poets

March 17, 2018


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Who doesn’t want to be the first to discover something? What about someone? What about forty-three someones? Published by WSC Press in 2017, The Flat Water Stirs: An Anthology of Emerging Nebraska Poets is a significant collection that provides a unique opportunity to its readers: a chance to nibbl...

Poetry Slam 39 winners!!! Spring 2018

Poetry Slam 39 winners!!! Spring 2018

March 3, 2018


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March 1st 2018 Slam 39 winners: 3rd place Lonn Atwood, 2nd place Taylor Penn, 4th Plaze Ezra Jude, & 1st place Chantal Lawson.

Plains Writers Series – March 1st, 2018

Plains Writers Series – March 1st, 2018

January 31, 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 spring’s Plains Writers Series on Thursday, March 1st, 2018. The Plains Writers Series is held several times a year in an attempt to bring attention to the prose and...

Join us for Poetry Slam 39!!! March 1st, 2018

Join us for Poetry Slam 39!!! March 1st, 2018

January 8, 2018


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The slam will be held at the Max Bar and Grill in downtown Wayne, NE starting at 7:00 pm, with registration starting at 6:00 pm. If anyone would like to participate in the slam they will need 4 original poems and $5 for registration at the door. All events are free and open to the public. ...

Lucky 13 Fiction Slam winners! Fall 2017

Lucky 13 Fiction Slam winners! Fall 2017

December 14, 2017


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December 7th 2017 Lucky 13 Fiction Slam winners! 3rd Lonn Atwood, 2nd Derek D. Pufahl, 1st Tana Buoy, and 4th Becca Folda. ...

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