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Tag Archives: #NEBookFest
Book Festival Coordinator
University of Nebraska Press
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Support local bookstores in August with the 2019 Bookwalk, a Nebraska Book Festival event
Lincoln, NE – Beginning August 1, support your local Lincoln bookstores with the Bookwalk!
Throughout the month of August visit participating bookstores, receive a specialty bookmark, and get your bookmark hole-punched when you visit the Lincoln bookstores. Then take your completed bookmark to Zipline Brewery on Sept. 6 to receive happy hour pricing.
At 7:00 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 6 at Zipline Brewery the book festival will host a literary quiz to Bookwalkers. Entry and participation is free!
A list of participating bookstores is below. Please see the Facebook event for more information or the Nebraska Book Festival website. The inaugural 2019 Bookwalk is sponsored by the Nebraska Book Festival.
137 S 9th St, Lincoln, NE 68508
UNL Campus Store
1500 S St, Lincoln, NE 68508
Francie & Finch Bookshop
130 S 13th St, Lincoln, NE 68508
Indigo Bridge Books
701 P St #102, Lincoln, NE 68508
A Novel Idea Bookstore
118 N 14th St, Lincoln, NE 68508
Trade-A-Tape Comic Center
145 S 9th St, Lincoln, NE 68508
University of Nebraska Press Pop-Up Bookstores
8/3/19 – 11:00AM-2:00PM – White Elm Brewing Co. (720 Van Dorn St.)
8/28/19 – 10:00AM-2:00PM – The Mill Coffee & Bistro at Nebraska Innovation Campus
Zipline Brewing Co. PUB. Library
2100 Magnum Cir #1, Lincoln, NE 68522
The Nebraska Book Festival, taking place on Sept. 7 in UNL’s city campus union, is held to celebrate Nebraska’s literary heritage and contemporary authors and to stimulate public interest in books, reading, and the written word. By gathering together contemporary writing talent of our state and surrounding areas, the festival provides an opportunity for participants to cultivate an understanding of our history, culture and community. Support for the Nebraska Book Festival comes from Nebraska Center for the Book, Nebraska Library Commission, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln City Libraries, Friends of the University of Nebraska Press, and Union Bank.
This week’s #BookFace is definitely a winner!
We’ve got “Dream Like a Champion: Wins, Losses, and Leadership the Nebraska Volleyball Way” by Brandon Vogel and John Cook (University of Nebraska Press, 2017) as this week’s #BookFaceFriday! Even better, you can catch Brandon Vogel’s session at the Nebraska Book Festival tomorrow and get your book signed! He’s speaking from 12:30-1:15 p.m. about his book “Dream Like a Champion”, co-authored with Nebraska volleyball coach John Cook. Vogel will be looking back at the Huskers run to the 2017 national championship, revealing how many of the ideas and strategies outlined in the book emerged again during Cook’s fourth national-title season. He will also examine how some of those theories were adapted for a new team, share an inside look at the writing process for the book, and provide a sportswriter’s view of just what makes Nebraska volleyball so successful.
“For all coaches and people who bleed Husker red, this a great read. . . . Cook admires the special qualities that can come from a small-town Nebraska athlete; other coaches across the state have taken notice, too. These athletes are generally family oriented, hardworking, and possess good qualities that help lead to championship cultures. That’s the Nebraska way, and John Cook reveals how he understands the value these athletes can bring to his program.”—Nicole Venditte, Great Plains Quarterly
Check out everything happening at the 2018 Nebraska Book Festival! Free & open to the public, don’t miss out on all the fun, including: author presentations, book signings, exhibitors & booksellers, poetry readings, and family activities! #NEBookFest
Nebraska books and writers will be featured and celebrated at the Nebraska Book Festival on August 25, 2018. This event will highlight work by Nebraska writers and publishers, with a focus on stories and poetry set in Nebraska.
The August 25 Nebraska Book Festival will be held at the University of Nebraska City Campus Union from 9:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m. It will feature author appearances, book signings, exhibitors, booksellers, poetry readings, and hands-on family activities. Authors include Janice Harrington, Stew Magnuson, Brandon Vogel, Melissa Fraterrigo, Jeff Kurrus and Michael Forsberg, along with Nebraska poets from the 2018 One Book One Nebraska selection Nebraska Presence: An Anthology of Poetry. The Nebraska Writers Guild will feature readings, discussions, and workshops for writers. Concierge Marketing will host Maker activities to celebrate books, including family activities to encourage book lovers of all ages to craft, draw, imagine, and create.
An opening reception on Friday evening and a closing reception on Sunday afternoon will be held at the Center for Great Plains Studies to highlight new Nebraska books. The Festival is sponsored by University of Nebraska Press, Nebraska Library Commission, Nebraska Center for the Book, Lincoln City Libraries, Humanities Nebraska, Union Bank and Trust, University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism & Mass Communications, Friends of University of Nebraska Press, Nebraska Writers Guild, and Concierge Marketing and Publishing Services. More information about the Festival is available at http://bookfestival.nebraska.gov/2018/index.aspx.