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33 readers from Nebraska completed 42 books from the Nebraska 150 Books Reading Challenge
Evelyn Haller with Humanities Nebraska will be speaking about Louise Pound on July 28 at 6:00 pm at the Gering Library Community Room. Refreshments will be provided.
Twyla M. Hansen, Nebraska State Poet, who will be honored tomorrow night with the Artistic Achievement Award in Literary Arts at the Lincoln Arts Council's Mayor's Arts Awards.
Nebraska has a rich literary history with giants such as Willa Cather, Mari Sandoz, John G. Neihardt, Wright Morris and 13th Poet Laureate of the United States Ted Kooser among the state’s pantheon of great writers.
To celebrate Nebraska's 150th anniversary in 2017, a group has released the Nebraska 150 Book List.
The list of books written by Nebraskans is part of a statewide reading initiative by the Nebraska Literary Heritage Association, the Nebraska State Historical Society and the Nebraska Library Commission.
Short stories are one of fiction's most vital and necessary exports and we are on the verge of the second golden age of the short story.
The University of Nebraska Press is releasing a new paperback edition of Solomon D. Butcher: Photographing the American Dream by John E. Carter
Sunday, May 1, 2016, 2 p.m.
Lincoln’s historic preservation planner, Edward F. Zimmer, will discuss Lincoln in Black & White:
The Photographs of John Johnson as Art and History
Celebrate National Library Week 2016 (April 10-16) with the theme "Libraries Transform"
Nebraska Literary Heritage Association
If there’s a heart to the sprawling body of Nebraska Literature, it’s quietly beating in the Heritage Room.
– Ted Kooser
The Nebraska Literary Heritage Association’s mission is to encourage the collection, preservation, and promotion of work by and about Nebraska authors through support of the Lincoln City Libraries special collection, the Jane Pope Geske Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors, and to foster the creation and appreciation of this literature through programs, collaborative partnerships, and the use of technology.
Nebraska 150, March 1, 2017
Our 150th birthday presents a unique opportunity in time to honor our heritage, celebrate our growth and plan for our future. The Nebraska 150 Celebration will commemorate this historic occasion and celebrate the great State of Nebraska and its diverse history and cultures by engaging, educating and inspiring our citizenry and leaving a legacy for future generations.
Nebraska 150 Books is an Official Program of the Nebraska 150. Read Nebraska Books!
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This website is brought to you by Humanities Nebraska, a statewide, non-profit organization inspiring and enriching personal and public life by offering opportunities to thoughtfully engage with history and culture, with additional funding from the Nebraska Cultural Endowment.
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