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Reading - Fiction/poetry

Scott Guild and Rachel Cochran

Authors and UNL alum read from their work

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6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Indigo Bridge Bookstore & Cafe Target Audiences:
Scott Guild will read from PLASTIC, a novel both realistic and hyperreal, about a plastic figurine named Erin who sells Smartbodies: wearable tech that immerses her fellow figurines in a virtual world, a refuge from real life’s brutal wars and eco- …
This event originated in English.
Reading - Fiction/poetry

Chris Harding Thornton reads from ‘Little Underworld’

A novel of crime and Depression-era Omaha

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4:30 pm
Location: Francie & Finch Bookshop Target Audiences:
Omaha, 1930. When ex-cop-turned-PI Jim Beely murders the man who assaulted his fourteen-year-old daughter, the last person he wants to see is local crooked cop Frank Tvrdik. Luckily, Frank isn’t interested in the lifeless body in Jim’s car. Frank …
This event originated in English.
Reading - Fiction/poetry

Poetry by Siwar Masannat, Ae Hee Lee and Kelly Weber

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5:30 pm
Location: Francie & Finch Bookshop Target Audiences:
In celebration of National Poetry Month, three poets read from their award-winning collections.
This event originated in English.
Reading - Fiction/poetry

Cynthia J. Sylvester reads from ‘The Half-White Album’

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5:30 pm
Location: Francie & Finch Bookshop Target Audiences:
“The Half-White Album,” a powerful debut collection, explores lives lived between worlds. Sylvester masterfully weaves together fiction, poetry, and nonfiction to give readers a poignant though fractured view of her characters’ lives, their loves, …
This event originated in English.
Reading - Fiction/poetry

Poetry reading by Erin Belieu

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5:30 pm
Location: Francie & Finch Bookshop Target Audiences:
In recognition of National Poetry Month, acclaimed poet and Nebraska native Erin Belieu will read from her work. Her most recent collection is COME-HITHER HONEYCOMB. She is also the author of: INFANTA, winner of the National Poetry Series and chosen …
This event originated in English.
Reading - Fiction/poetry

Uche Okonkwo book launch for A KIND OF MADNESS

A reading, conversation, and reception

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6:00 pm
Location: Francie & Finch Bookshop Target Audiences:
With the release of her debut short story collection, A KIND OF MADNESS, Uche Okonkwo will read from her work and discuss it with Timothy Schaffert, director of the Creative Writing Program. In vivid, evocative prose, A KIND OF MADNESS (an Oprah …
This event originated in English.
Reading - Fiction/poetry

Poetry with Brandon Som

The National Book Award finalist reads from his work

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Starts at 5:30 pm
Location: Nebraska Union Room: Swanson Auditorium Target Audiences:
Brandon Som follows up his award-winning debut with TRIPAS, a collection of poems built out of a multicultural, multigenerational childhood home. In this book — a finalist for the National Book Award 2023 — he celebrates his Chicana grandmother, …
This event originated in English.