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Poetry Slam 40 winners! Fall 2018

Poetry Slam 40 winners! Fall 2018

November 17, 2018

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

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

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

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

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...

Judas Goat Book Release Party & Open Mic

Judas Goat Book Release Party & Open Mic

September 8, 2018

Join us for our first Judas Goat Open mic of the Fall Semester at the Blue Cat Gallery and Studio, celebrating the release of the 2017-2018 Judas Goat. This event is free and open to the public. Free copies of the newest Goat will be available at the event. There will be a fabulous raffle prize available...

MINI INTERVIEW: Barbara Schmitz

MINI INTERVIEW: Barbara Schmitz

September 6, 2018

How did your latest book, What Bob Says (Some More), come about? I wrote the first Bob poem at the Elkhorn Cabin with my writing buddies—Cabin Girls—we meet once a season at Kehm's beautiful cabin on the Platte, write, often Lucy Adkins gives us prompts, read, discuss, eat, drink some wine—for...

BOOK REVIEW: [email protected] by JV Brummels

BOOK REVIEW: frontpew@paradise by JV Brummels

August 30, 2018

What is a cowboy? In the twenty-first century world of glowing screens and averted eyes, have we lost appreciation for “red-grass hills,” “Old skinny cows / bellies round with calf” and manure on scuffed boots? Published by Stephen F. Austin State University Press in 2017, JV Brummels’ ...

Lucky 13 Fiction Slam! Spring 2018

Lucky 13 Fiction Slam! Spring 2018

May 8, 2018

April 26th, 2018 Lucky 13 Fiction Slam winners: 2nd Andrew Clegg, 1st Matt Moody, 3rd Tana Buoy, & 4th Sharon Cole

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

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

April 14, 2018

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

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...

What Bob Says (Some More) by Barbara Schmitz

What Bob Says (Some More) by Barbara Schmitz

April 11, 2018

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 o...

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