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Reading - Fiction/poetry

Poet Twyla Hansen

6:00 pm
Andrews Hall Room: Bailey Library
625 N 14th St
Lincoln NE 68508
Additional Info: ANDR
Timothy Schaffert,
Twyla Hansen reads from her new book, ROCK • TREE • BIRD (Backwaters Press). Hansen is the first woman to serve as Nebraska State Poet. Her poetry collection, POTATO SOUP, is one of Nebraska’s 150 Notable Books ( and was the winner of the Nebraska Book Award. Her other books include HOW TO LIVE IN THE HEARTLAND, IN OUR VERY BONES, SANCTURY NEAR SALT CREEK, DIRT SONGS: A PLAINS DUET, and PRAIRIE SUITE: A CELEBRATION (illustrated by Paul Johnsgard). For more about her work, visit Poetry from the Plains: A Nebraska Perspective (

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