LIVE! Storytelling First Show Sunday

November 29th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—A good book can be enjoyed at home or at a library, but literature often thrives as performance on the streets and in coffee shops. But most audiences looking for live readings are probably hearing mostly poetry—no fiction, no essays. Writer and UNO instructor, Jaye Viner, questioned why that is when designing a new series opening this Sunday at Kaneko, called Live! Storytelling.

Featuring LIVE! Founder, Jaye Viner

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Todd Robinson Opens Season’s Reading Series

September 18th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—UNO Creative Writing Professor and poet Todd Robinson will be reading for the public tomorrow evening. It’s the Writer’s Workshop reading series, which for over 40 years has been inviting leading voices in poetry to present in Omaha and that includes UNO faculty.

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Backwaters Press Reading Series Continues

April 24th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Poet and fiction writer, Lucy Adkins, Lincoln resident and MFA graduate from UNO. In addition to leading workshops, she’s also co-written a guide to writing, and she’s just finishing up a novel.

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Readings and Workshops from Backwaters Press

January 24th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—The Backwaters Press, an independent nonprofit literary press based here in Nebraska will continue their ongoing Reading Series next Wednesday at Gallery 1516.

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Backwaters Press Hosts Reading and Workshop

October 25th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—The Backwaters Press is an independent literary magazine based in Nebraska, and they’ve been publishing local and international poets and prose writers for the last 20 years. The press also engages with the community through readings and now a workshop series, all in collaboration with Gallery 1516.

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UNO’s Reading Series Begins with Lisa Fay Coutley

September 12th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—UNO’s Writers’ Workshop Reading Series invites poets and writers to Omaha to give the community a chance to hear today’s leading voices.

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