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October 23, 2017 Nebraska Library CommissionGovernor Ricketts Proclaims 2018 One Book One Nebraska: Nebraska Presence: An Anthology of Poetry On Jan. 22, 2018 Governor Pete Ricketts signed a proclamation honoring 2018 One Book One Nebraska: Nebraska Presence: An Anthology of Poetry (The Backwaters Press, 2007) edited by Greg Kosmicki and Mary K. Stillwell. Stillwell presented the governor with a copy of the book... Read more...

October 23, 2017 Nebraska Library CommissionNebraska Presence: An Anthology of Poetry Chosen as 2018 One Book One Nebraska People across Nebraska are encouraged to read the work of Nebraska poets in 2018—and then talk about the poems with their friends and neighbors. Nebraska Presence: An Anthology of Poetry (The Backwaters Press, 2007) edited by Greg Kosmicki and Mary K. Stillwell was selected as the 2018 One Book One Nebraska at the Nebraska Center for the Book’s Celebration of Nebraska Books on October 21... Read more...

October 23, 2017 Omaha World-HeraldAnthology featuring works by area poets is 2018 pick for One Book One Nebraska A collection of poems by eighty poets has been selected as the book to be read by Nebraskans in 2018. Nebraska Presence: An Anthology of Poetry, was chosen as the 2018 One Book One Nebraska honoree on Saturday at the Nebraska Center for the Book’s annual celebration of state literary works... Read more...

September 27, 2017 Nebraska Library CommissionFinalists for 2018 One Book One Nebraska Announced What book will all Nebraskans be encouraged to read in 2018? We will all find out on October 21. Two poetry collections, one memoir, and two novels—all stories with ties to Nebraska and the Great Plains—are the finalists for the 2018 One Book One Nebraska statewide reading program. The finalists are... Read more...

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June 24, 2018 One Book One Nebraska Reading, Brownville, NE. 2:00 p.m. School House Art Gallery. A reading of the 2018 One Book One Nebraska selection "Nebraska Presence: An Anthology of Poetry" sponsored by the Brownville Fine Arts Association.

June 8, 2018 One Book One Nebraska Reading and Signing, Seward, NE. 6:00 p.m. Chapters Books & Gifts, 548 Seward St. A reading of the 2018 One Book One Nebraska selection "Nebraska Presence: An Anthology of Poetry" to coincide with the BRAN & festival in the town square.

April 4, 2018 Bellevue UniversityOne Book One Nebraska Reading, Bellevue, NE, 12:30 p.m., Bellevue university, Freeman Lozier Library , Classroom 480. Clif Mason and 13 other area poets will conduct a poetry reading from the 2018 One Book One Nebraska selection Nebraska Presence: An Anthology of Poetry. THis event is free and open to the public

March 24, 2018 Backwaters PressOne Book One Nebraska Reading, Auburn, NE, 10:00 am. Auburn Memorial Library, 1810 Courthouse Ave. Join Nebraska poets: Greg Kosmicki, Jan Chism Wright, Lorraine Duggin, Art Homer, and Marilyn Coffey as they read from the 2018 One Book One Nebraska selection "Nebraska Presence: An Anthology of Poetry".

February 13, 2018 Francie & Finch BookshopPoetry Reading | Nebraska Presence: An Anthology of Poetry, Lincoln, NE. 6:00 p.m. 130 S. 13th Street. Join us for readings of poetry by from the 2018 One Book One Nebraska selection Nebraska Presence: An Anthology of Poetry, featuring: Marilyn Dorf, Kim Tedrow, Amy Plettner, Jan Chism Wright, Grace Bauer, Terrance Oberst, Mary K Stillwell, Charlene Neely, Rex Walton, and Lynn Overholt Wake (plus more to come)!

January 22, 2018 Nebraska Center for the Book2018 OBON Proclamation Signing, Lincoln, NE. 10:30 a.m. Warner Chamber, State Capitol. Gov. Pete Ricketts will be signing the Proclamation naming the 2018 One Book One Nebraska selection as Nebraska Presence: An Anthology of Poetry Edited by Greg Kosmicki & Mary K. Stillwell.

January 04, 2018 Mo Java CafeNebraska Presence at Mo Java, Lincoln, NE. 6:00 p.m. 2649 N 48th St Ste D. An anthology of Nebraska poets, is the NEW 2018 One Book One Nebraska selection - on January 4th, at Mo Java Cafe' in Lincoln, writers whose work was included in that book will read - be there!!

October 21, 2017 Nebraska Center for the BookCelebration of Nebraska Books, Lincoln, NE. 2:30 p.m. Nebraska History Museum. The celebration, free and open to the public, features presentations of the Nebraska Center for the Book's Nebraska Book Awards, Mildred Bennett Award and Jane Geske Award, One Book One Nebraska 2017 presentation, and 2018 OBON announcement.

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Nebraska Center for the Book
Humanities Nebraska
Nebraska Library Commission
The Backwaters Press