Six Corners of Nebraska

SIX CORNERS OF NEBRASKA

A Nebraska 150 Commission Signature Event 

(Presented by the Nebraska Writers Guild)

 

Six Corners of Nebraska is the Nebraska Writers Guild’s gift to all Nebraskans celebrating our 150 years of Statehood. It consists of a series of six events - one near each of Nebraska's six corners - Chadron (Northwest), Norfolk (Northeast), Bellevue (Southeast), McCook (Southwest), North Platte (Big Springs Corner), and Kimball (Panhandle Southwest). These events will have speakers and workshops you can sign up for. These occur one per month, on the first Sunday of each month, March through August.

SOUTHWEST CORNER (McCOOK)

McCook Public Library, 802 Norris Ave, McCook

June 4, 2017, 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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Folktales, Folksongs, and Folk Dances of 1867 Nebraska (1:30 pm)

by Lorraine J. Duggin

 

Maria Rodaway: Prairie Pioneer (3:30 pm)

by Karen Wyatt Drevo

 

Throwing Rocks: Creating Obstacles in Story

A Writers Workshop by Sarah Buhrman 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Click for more workshop info)

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BIG SPRINGS CORNER (NORTH PLATTE)

Lincoln County Historical Museum, 2403 N Buffalo Bill Ave, North Platte

July 2, 2017, 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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Poetry of Women on the Land (1:30 pm)

by Lucy Adkins

 

Meet Buffalo Bill (3:30 pm)

by Terry Lane

 

Playing Around with Words: Poems, Stories, and the Creative Process

A Writers Workshop by Twyla Hansen, Nebraska’s State Poet 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Click for more workshop info)

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PANHANDLE SOUTHWEST CORNER (KIMBALL)

Kimball Public Library, 208 S Walnut St, Kimball

August 6, 2017, 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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Nebraska History as Told by Peter Sarpy (1:30 pm)

by Darrel  Draper

 

The Life and Loves of Bess Streeter Aldrich” (3:30 pm)

by Cheryl Paden

 

The Rim of the Prairie: A Writing Practice Marathon

A Writers Workshop by N.L. Sharp 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Click for more workshop info)

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