Upcoming Events

Nebraska Writing Project Summer Institute

9:00 am Andrews Hall
Open to teachers of all disciplines and grade levels. This is NeWP’s premiere program, following the National Writing Project’s Invitational Institute model. Participants in the institute will participate in their own writing, share their best …

Young Writers Camp

10:00 am Andrews Hall
Young Writers Camp (YWC) is a two-week long program for students in grades 9-12, who consider themselves aspiring writers: song writers, slam poets, short story writers, playwrights, mystery writers, rhyme spinners… any kind of writer at all!

Nebraska Writing Project Teaching of Argument Institute

1:00 pm Andrews Hall
Grant supported institute for teachers of grades 4-12, for 3 UNL graduate credits in English or Teaching, Learning, and Teacher Education.

Agate Writer’s Workshop

All Day Agate Fossil Beds National Monument
This writers’ workshop is held annually at Agate Fossil Beds National Monument. We will explore the Women of the West with focus on the women that built the communities and resources in Western Nebraska.

NeWP Summer Writing Retreat

All Day St. Benedict Center
The Nebraska Writing Project’s Summer Writing Retreat supports the development of personal, professional and creative writing. The structure of this retreat is designed to accommodate writers at any level in their development and offers small group …

Zachary Schomburg, author of MAMMOTHER

6:00 pm Andrews Hall
In MAMMOTHER, acclaimed poet Zachary Schomburg’s first novel, the people of Pie Time are suffering from God’s Finger, a mysterious plague that leaves some thing inside a death hole in each victim’s chest. Mano Medium, a grief-stricken young …

Humanities on the Edge presents Timothy Scott Brown

5:30 pm–7:00 pm Sheldon Museum of Art
Timothy Scott Brown is Professor of History at Northeastern University. He is the author of West Germany in the Global Sixties: The Anti-Authoritarian Revolt, 1962-1978 (Cambridge, 2013). He is co-editor (with Andrew Lison) of The Global Sixties in …

Poetry in Print: the poetry book and the publishing process

11:00 am Andrews Hall
Three poets, Crystal Gibbins, Adrian Koesters, and Michelle Menting—alum of the Creative Writing PhD Program of the UNL English Dept—offer advice and insights into the process of bringing their poetry to publication: from navigating the typical …


3:30 pm Andrews Hall
Novelist, memoirist, and UNL alum SJ Sindu will discuss her new work: the novel MARRIAGE OF A THOUSAND LIES and the hybrid fiction/nonfiction chapbook, I ONCE MET YOU BUT YOU WERE DEAD.

Humanities on the Edge presents Ronald Judy

5:30 pm–7:00 pm Sheldon Museum of Art
R. A. Judy is Professor of Critical and Cultural Studies in the Department of English at the University of Pittsburgh, where he teaches course in world literature, critical and literary theory, and literary criticism. He is a member of the Editorial …