Upcoming Events in June

Summer has arrived! If you’re looking for something to do in June, here are some upcoming literary events* that may pique your interest!

  • June 1, 2024 Wright On!! Writers’ Workshop
    AV Sorensen Community Center, 4808 Cass St.
    Omaha, NE, 12:00 – 2:00 pm
    Generate new writing, meet other writers, improve your skills, and learn new techniques. Ages 12+. Taught by Heidi Hermanson, published author and recipient of the 2021 Nebraska Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship.
  • June 4, 2024 Veronica Torraca-Bragdon Poetry Reading and Discussion
    , 6:30 – 7:30 pm
    Join Nebraskan poet, singer/songwriter, and special educator Veronica Torraca-Bragdon for a poetry reading and discussion. Her writing is “part poetry, part memoir, 100% relatable.”
  • June 6-8, 2024 Willa Cather Spring Conference
    Red Cloud Opera House, 411 N Webster St.
    Red Cloud, NE, All Day
    The 69th Annual Willa Cather Spring Conference will celebrate Willa Cather and reading. The conference explores the many facets of Cather’s interactions with both her books and her readers, and hopes attendees will be inspired to examine their own relationship to Cather’s writing.
  • June 7, 2024 First Friday Book Talk and Reading with Lee Ann Roripaugh
    , NE, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
    Lee Ann Roripaugh will read from her new short story collection, “Reveal Codes”. There is no charge for this virtual event, but please register to receive the Zoom link.
  • June 11, 2024 On Writing Presents: Allana Pommier
    Benson Theatre, 6054 Maple St.
    Omaha, NE, 6:00 pm
    Participate in an engaging live reading with Allana Pommier, a Black creative from Omaha, Nebraska who has been in love with performing arts for as long as she can remember. Allana directed a play she wrote titled I Am a Black Woman for the 2022 Omaha Fringe Festival.
  • June 13, 2024 Soul Sessions Presents: Midwest Poetry Vibe 2024
    Benson Theatre, 6054 Maple St.
    Omaha, NE, 7:00 pm
    Open mic poetry event hosted by Slim Tweezy with Omaha local hoouse band Black Swan Theory providing great atmosphere. Join for an invigorating evening of talent, connection, and joy featuring multiple art forms!
  • June 17-21, 2024 I Love to Write / We Love to Write
    University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1400 R St.
    Lincoln, NE,
    Ages 7-11, 9:00 – 11:00 am; Ages 12-15, 12:30 – 2:30 pm;
    Summer Workshop for Families, 4:00 – 6:00 pm
    The I Love to Write / We Love to Write Workshops are a series of summer writing workshops for youth and families to write in a supportive environment.
  • June 27, 2024 Voices at Larksong: JV Brummels and Chad Christensen
    Larksong Writers Place, 1600 N Cotner Blvd.
    Lincoln, NE, 5:30 pm
    Monthly in-house reading series featuring writers and musicians. This month features Nebraska writers JV Brummels and Chad Christensen.

Check out the NCB Calendar to stay up to date on upcoming literary events happening near you!

*The time, date, and location of these events are subject to change.
Some of this month’s events, workshops, or conferences may require registration or charge a fee.

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