Poet Twyla Hansen

Date: Time: 6:00 pm
Andrews Hall Room: Bailey Library
Additional Info: ANDR
Contact: Timothy Schaffert, tschaffert2@unl.edu
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 (nebraska150books.org) 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 (poetryfromtheplains.org)

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