March 2013

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April 5-6 Book Festival highlights Nebraska authors

The 2013 Nebraska Book Festival, April 5-6 at the University of Nebraska-Omaha Thompson Alumni Center, will feature more than 20 Nebraska authors. Admission is free. Activities begin Friday, April 5, with a 7 p.m. keynote by Kurt Andersen, author of “True Believers” and “Heyday.” Born in Omaha, Andersen graduated from Harvard College, co-founded Spy Magazine, Read more »

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Prime Time reading program returns to Bennett Martin Library

Lincoln City Libraries, in collaboration with Humanities Nebraska, will offer Prime Time Family Reading Time at Bennett Martin Public Library on Saturday afternoons, March 23 – April 27, for Spanish- and English-speaking parents and their children. This family literacy program is designed to help strengthen interest and skills in reading and talking about books. The six-week Read more »

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Book Festival to offer free writing workshops

The Nebraska Book Festival will offer four poetry and prose workshops on Saturday, April 6. Participants will discuss writing techniques and receive expert feedback from authors Neil Harrison, John Price, and Brent Spencer. A fourth workshop has been added for teen poets. The festival, free and open to the public, will be held in the Read more »

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March 10 deadline for Book Fest exhibitors, advertisers

March 10 is the deadline for organizations, publishers and vendors to reserve a table or purchase advertising space for the 2013 Nebraska Book Festival. The festival, which is free and open to the public, will be April 5-6 in the Thompson Alumni Center of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. It will include live readings, Read more »