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Reading - Nonfiction

Great Plains conference dinner with Rebecca Clarren

Part of the 2024 Great Plains conference

6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Glacial Till Vineyard & Winery
344 S 2nd Rd
Palmyra NE 68418
Target Audiences:
Katie Nieland, (402) 472-3965,
This Great Plains themed dinner at Glacial Till Vineyard & Winery is part of the 2024 Great Plains conference, but separate, dinner-only tickets are available via Eventbrite.

This dinner is created by the Metro Community College’s Institute for the Culinary Arts. One drink ticket is included in the price.

Dinner includes a reading by Rebecca Clarren, who has been writing about the American West for more than 20 years. Her journalism, which has won the Hillman Prize, an Alicia Patterson fellowship and ten grants from the Fund for Investigative Journalism, has appeared in such publications as TIME, Politico, The Nation and Indian Country Today. Her debut novel KICKDOWN was shortlisted for the PEN/Bellwether Prize. Her latest book THE COST OF FREE LAND won a 2021 Whiting Creative Nonfiction Grant; Kirkus Reviews named it one of the best nonfiction books of 2023. She lives in Portland, Ore. with her family.

Great Plains Oregon Trail Dinner menu
Appetizer: Nuts, dried fruit, jerky with biscuits
Salad with seasonal garnishes
Campfire vegetable medley
Pheasant stew with white beans
Molasses layered cake

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