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Fiction Slam: The Great Rebirth – April 25th, 2019

Fiction Slam: The Great Rebirth – April 25th, 2019

April 3, 2019

Join us for the Spring 2019 Fiction Slam: The Great Rebirth, April 25th at The Max Bar and Grill. Slam starts at 7 pm. There will be no preliminaries for this slam, registration starts at 6pm. Bring 2 short stories and $5 entry fee to compete. Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place participants....

MINI INTERVIEW: JV Brummels

MINI INTERVIEW: JV Brummels

April 1, 2019

How did your book [email protected] come about? I’d had [email protected] in mind for the title early on and couldn’t shake it. It went through a dozen permutations while I wrote and collected the poems but ended up back where it started. I liked the idea that it could serve as an address for me...

BOOK REVIEW: Mass for Shut-Ins by Todd Robinson

BOOK REVIEW: Mass for Shut-Ins by Todd Robinson

March 5, 2019

The poems in Todd Robinson’s Mass for Shut-Ins are simultaneously societal and intensely personal, gleaned through a lens of unifying solitariness, the sense that “We, anonymous cannon-fodder” share more than we’ve ever differed, our burden of impermanence both unique and unexceptional: “Tyran...

Poetry Slam 41 winners! Spring 2019

Poetry Slam 41 winners! Spring 2019

March 5, 2019

Congrats to our Poetry Slam 41 winners! 2nd place: Hurdle Papi, 4th place: Gopal Chitaure, 3rd place: Katie Flower, and 1st place: Taylor Penn! Contestants: Miguel Barajas, Hurdle Papi, Gopal Chitaure, Dante Brooks, Abraham Montulver, Taylor Penn, Elijah Herrington, Scott Tarmick, Katie Flower, Shanae...

Plains Writers Series – February 28th, 2019

Plains Writers Series – February 28th, 2019

February 8, 2019

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, February 28, 2019. The Plains Writers Series is held several times a year to bring attention to the prose and poetry of...

MINI INTERVIEW: Amy Plettner

MINI INTERVIEW: Amy Plettner

February 4, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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