Join us Wednesday, May 8, 2013, Noon to 1:00 p.m. at KANEKO for our monthly series, Wednesday Words. KANEKO – UNO Library 1111 Jones Street Omaha, NE Our Featured Writer: Joe Starita Joe Starita is a professor in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. For the past 10 years, [...]
April 10, 2013, Noon to 1pm At KANEKO in the KANEKO-UNO Library 1111 Jones Street Omaha, NE (map) Our Featured Writer: Kwame Dawes, Emmy-Winning Jamaican Poet and Writer Born in Ghana in 1962, Kwame Dawes spent most of his childhood and early adult life in Jamaica. He is a writer of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and plays. As a poet, [...]
We are happy to announce the final judge for the 2013 Backwaters Prize is Lola Haskins. Lola is an NEA fellow whose work has appeared in, among others, The Atlantic, Beloit Poetry Journal, Christian Science Monitor and Prairie Schooner. She teaches in the Low Residency creative writing MFA program at Pacific Lutheran University.
The 2013 Wednesday Words Series Begins! Featuring Aaron Zavitz February 13, 2013, Noon to 1:00 p.m. KANEKO KANEKO – UNO Library 1111 Jones Street Omaha, NE Wednesday Words events are held at KANEKO’s KANEKO-UNO Library, located at 1111 Jones Street in Omaha’s Old Market District. Our partnership with KANEKO and the UNO Library continues in [...]
Join the Backwaters Press, Nebraska Arts Council and KANEKO for the noon hour on Wednesday, January 9 for Wednesday Words. To kick off 2013, we’ve invited Lincoln essayist and educator, Lisa Knopp. Lisa is the author of five collections of essays, including most recently, What the River Carries: Encounters with the Mississippi, Missouri, and Platte (University of Missouri [...]
Wednesday, November 14, Backwaters Press in conjunction with the Nebraska Arts Council and KANEKO, welcome the poet Sara Lihz Staroska as our featured author for Wendesday Words. The reading will be at noon at the KANEKO-UNO Library, 1111 Jones Street. For more information or directions, go to the NAC website. Sara Lihz Staroska is a [...]