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MINI INTERVIEW: Amy Plettner

MINI INTERVIEW: Amy Plettner

February 4, 2019


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How did your book Points of Entry come about? After seeing the movie, Bright Star, about the life of John Keats, I became obsessed with the line touch has a memory. And it wasn’t the first time I’d been struck by this idea, as I’ve never forgotten the book by Bill Holm, Boxelder Bug Variati...

Poetry Slam 41! February 28th, 2019

Poetry Slam 41! February 28th, 2019

February 1, 2019


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Slam 41 will be held at the Max Bar and Grill in downtown Wayne, NE starting at 7:00 p.m., with registration starting at 6:00 p.m. Slam participants need four original poems and pay a $5 registration fee. All events are free and open to the public. Follow updates on our Facebook event page. ...

Points of Entry by Amy Plettner

Points of Entry by Amy Plettner

January 19, 2019


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These poems by Amy Plettner are unique in the root sense of that word, which is to say they could only have been written by her. The vocabulary is simple and direct, the subject matter widely varied, the voice wholly Plettner’s. The poems make clear her love of nature and of her fellow human beings, sometim...

The Flat Water Rises: An Anthology of Short Fiction by Emerging Nebraska Writers

The Flat Water Rises: An Anthology of Short Fiction by Emerging Nebraska Writers

December 16, 2018


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The Flat Water Rises: An Anthology of Short Fiction by Emerging Nebraska Writers was envisioned by a team of Wayne State College students and their faculty advisor, Dr. Stephanie Marcellus. The anthology was designed to share the work of emerging Nebraska fiction writers. "These stories are not simply ...

Lucky 13 Fiction Slam! Fall 2018

Lucky 13 Fiction Slam! Fall 2018

December 8, 2018


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December 6th, 2018 Lucky 13 Fiction Slam winners! Christel Wiggan (4th), Nathan Pearson (2nd), Jordan Dostal (3rd), and Vito Cole (1st).

Lucky 13 Fiction Slam! December 6th, 2018

Lucky 13 Fiction Slam! December 6th, 2018

November 28, 2018


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The Lucky 13 Fiction Slam will be held at the Max Bar and Grill in downtown Wayne, NE  on December 6th 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 and $5 for registration at the door....

Plains Writers Series – Dec. 6th, 2018

Plains Writers Series – Dec. 6th, 2018

November 28, 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 fall’s Plains Writers Series on Thursday, Dec 6. The Plains Writers Series is held several times a year to bring attention to the prose and poetry of local Great...

Poetry Slam 40 winners! Fall 2018

Poetry Slam 40 winners! Fall 2018

November 17, 2018


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November 15th, 2018 Slam winners: 4th - David Kalet, 3rd - Ezra Jude, 1st & 2nd (tie!) Lonn Atwood & Vito Cole. Sacrificial Goat: Andrew Clegg Judges: Bailey Dahlkoetter, Cheyenne Reimers and Scott “Grizz” McIntosh Pre-slam musical entertainment: Eddie Elfers and Vito Cole Slam Emcee: Eddie Elfe...

Plains Writers Series – Nov. 15th, 2018

Plains Writers Series – Nov. 15th, 2018

October 25, 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 fall's Plains Writers Series on Thursday, November 15th, 2018. The Plains Writers Series is held several times a year in an attempt to bring attention to the prose...

BOOK REVIEW: The Woman in the Moon by Marjorie Saiser

BOOK REVIEW: The Woman in the Moon by Marjorie Saiser

October 24, 2018


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Loyal to an esteemed attention to detail, an ability to mine complexity from the simplest of life’s offerings, Marjorie Saiser’s The Woman in the Moon is set firmly on a foundation of reflection and self-awareness, a recognition that, “Everybody has to look into the mirror / once in a while and ...

Poetry Slam XL – Nov. 15th, 2018

Poetry Slam XL – Nov. 15th, 2018

October 23, 2018


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Join us for Poetry Slam XL on November 15th at The Max Bar and Grill! 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. Prizes will be available to 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place contestants. This event is free and open to the public...

BOOK REVIEW: Saudade by Traci Brimhall

BOOK REVIEW: Saudade by Traci Brimhall

September 18, 2018


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As youthfully seductive as it is disturbingly woeful, few collections have captured nostalgic grief with the lyric eloquence of Traci Brimhall’s Saudade. A 2017 publication of Copper Canyon Press, Brimhall’s collection is stylistically distinctive, a cocktail of verse novel and lyric play, reminiscen...

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