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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.

PWS April 27th, 2017

PWS April 27th, 2017

April 11, 2017


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Spring 2016 Plains Writers Series and Lucky 13 Fiction Slam Wayne, Nebraska, Tuesday April 27, 2016― Wayne State College’s Language and Literature Department, the School of Art and Humanities and the WSC Press are pleased to hold this spring’s Plains Writers Series on Thursday, April 27, 2017...

The English Festival

The English Festival

March 28, 2017


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The WSC Writing Club will be holding this year's English Festival in the Humanities Lounge on the second floor of the Humanities Building on campus. We will feature an exploration of written and spoken language, present readers from the 50th Anniversary Edition of "The Judas Goat" as well as celebra...

An Evening of Poetry: Kosmicki, Catherwood, & Wyatt

An Evening of Poetry: Kosmicki, Catherwood, & Wyatt

March 21, 2017


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Nestled along the brick main street in the small town of Ashland, Nebraska, Postscript is a boutique for paper, book, and lettering arts that brings a modern sensibility to antiquated processes. Join us Thursday for a reading with three Omaha poets: Mike Catherwood, Greg Kosmicki, and David Wyatt. March...

Fiction Slam! April 27th, 2017

Fiction Slam! April 27th, 2017

March 13, 2017


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The fiction slam will be held at the Max Bar and Grill in downtown Wayne, NE starting at 7:00 pm, with required 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...

WSC Press @ Omaha Zine Fest

WSC Press @ Omaha Zine Fest

March 11, 2017


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The WSC Press had the pleasure of meeting a lot of great people during the Omaha Zine Fest at the Union of Contemporary Arts. Thanks to everyone who came by the table. See you next year!

Poetry Slam 37 winners!

Poetry Slam 37 winners!

March 2, 2017


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Congrats to the winners of poetry slam 37! Andrew Clegg 4th, Derek Pufal 3rd, Jared Schultz 2nd, and Stephanie Hempel 1st. It was a great evening of poetry. Thank you to our participants and to everyone who came out to see the slam. See you on April 27th for the fiction slam!

Poetry Slam XXXVII – March 2nd 2017

Poetry Slam XXXVII – March 2nd 2017

February 23, 2017


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The slam will be held on March 2nd at the Max Bar and Grill in downtown Wayne, NE starting at 7:00 pm, with registration starting at 6:00 pm. The poetry slam judges will be Michael Catherwood, Emily Borgmann, and Jeff Alessandrelli. If anyone would like to participate in the slam they will need 4 original...

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