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Two poets visit for final fall Visitor Writers

Two poets visit for final fall Visitor Writers

Kaylea Kuhlman, Pauline Chiungwiza, and Regan Dorcey, Reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

NORFOLK - On Wednesday, the final Visiting Writers Series event was held at Hawk’s Landing here on campus. Bonnie Johnson-Bartee puts on this event every year. Around 25 people were present at the third Visiting Writers. The poets were Cat Dixon and Emily Borgmann. Cat Dixon was born in Hawaii on ...

Visiting Writers Series kicks off at Northeast

Visiting Writers Series kicks off at Northeast

Kaylea Kuhlman, Pauline Chiungwiza, Justin Larson, and Regan Dorcey

September 21, 2018


Filed under Campus, Poetry, Top Stories

NORFOLK - The first of three Visiting Writers Series of 2018 kicked off Wednesday with JV Brummels and Marjorie Saiser in the students center. Bonnie Johnson-Bartee has been leading and organizing, as well as getting in contact with Nebraska writers for the Visiting Writers Series for five years. Writing...

Former literature instructor Barbara Schmitz returns for Visiting Writers Series

Former literature instructor Barbara Schmitz returns for Visiting Writers Series

Bryce Wheaton

November 1, 2017


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

Northeast Community College students and members of the community gathered at Hawks landing in the student center of the Norfolk campus on Wednesday to hear the poetry and stories of Michael Catherwood and Barbara Schmitz. Michael Catherwood is an award-winning poet who has appeared in numerous journals...

Visiting Writers Series: Mary Helen Stefaniak

Visiting Writers Series: Mary Helen Stefaniak

Karly Liska, Reporter

April 10, 2015


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

There will be one last author this 2014-2015 school year speaking for the Visiting Writers Series at Northeast Community College. Mary Helen Stefaniak will be on campus April 16 from 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in Hawk’s Landing at the Student Center. Stefaniak grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and is...

Poets Visit Northeast

Poets Visit Northeast

March 20, 2015


Filed under Campus, KHWK-TV News

Northeast students were given the chance to hear some poetry from two well-known poets recently. The event was part of the Visiting Writers series at Northeast. Hawk TV's Sean Powers has more.

Visiting Writers Series: Slipping in a Little Knowledge

Visiting Writers Series: Slipping in a Little Knowledge

February 19, 2014


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

College students often dream of being a famous writer, but sitting in class reading the words of deceased authors doesn’t help completely with the practical aspects of being an author in this digital age. Thankfully Northeast Community College recognizes this, and brings award-winning authors to campus....

Visiting Writers Series Welcomes Author Fred Arroyo

Visiting Writers Series Welcomes Author Fred Arroyo

February 17, 2014


Filed under Activities, Top Stories

Author Fred Arroyo will read his works this Thursday, February 20th at 7 p.m. in Hawks Landing in the Northeast Student Center. Arroyo is the author of Western Avenue and Other Fictions (University of Arizona Press, 2012), as well as the novel The Region of Lost Names (University of Arizona Press, 2008). Arroyo was named one of t...

Poet Matt Mason delights Northeast audience

Poet Matt Mason delights Northeast audience

Angela Richart

October 23, 2013


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

Poet Matt Mason, executive director of the Nebraska Writers Collective read his award winning poetry at NECC Wednesday night at Hawks Landing. Mason is the second author visiting for the Fall Semester Visiting Writers Series.  He read from his new book, "The Baby that Ate Cincinnati" along with aud...

Award winning poet, Marjorie Saiser speaking at Northeast on Wednesday

September 8, 2013


Filed under Campus

The NECC Visiting Writers Series kicks off this year with Lincoln poet Marjorie Saiser.  She will be reading her work and talking with students on Wednesday, September 11th at 7 p.m. in Hawks Landing.  Saiser was named Distinguished Artist in Poetry by the Nebraska Arts Council in 2009. Her work ...

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