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May 2016

Spring Gathering 2016

May 6, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
UNL, Lincoln, NE + Google Map

Join us for the annual celebration of all things NeWP!

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June 2016
$55

Agate Teacher’s Workshop

June 6, 2016 @ 9:00 am - June 8, 2016 @ 3:30 pm
Agate Fossil Beds National Monument, 301 River Rd,
Harrison, 69346 United States
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Agate Teacher’s Workshop: Exploring the Language of Fossils AgateTeachersWorkshop2016 Are you eager to explore opportunities to combine creative writing and science in the classroom? Join teachers from around Nebraska for a June 6-8, 2016 teacher’s workshop and writing marathon at Agate Fossil Beds National Monument in northwest Nebraska. The workshop is open to all teachers in and outside of Nebraska Writing Project and will touch mainly on the areas of science, English, and history. Facilitators from NeWP…

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April 2017

Youth Writing Festivals

April 1 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Every year, the Nebraska Writing Project sponsors two day-long writing festivals for students and teachers from across Nebraska. The Eastern Festival is for middle school students in grades 6-8, the Northern Festival is for grades 6-12. The goal of this initiative is to give students an opportunity to hone their writing skills in a collaborative setting and to build a community with fellow student writers. Eastern Nebraska Middle School Festival GRADES 6-8 April 1, 2017 9:00 am to 1:00 pm…

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May 2017

Poetry of Place

May 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Nebraska State Capitol, 1445 K Street
Lincoln, NE 68503 United States
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Youth poetry reading at Nebraska State Capitol with Nebraska poets Twyla Hansen and Matt Mason.

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Spring Gathering

May 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Celebrate all things Nebraska Writing Project with us at THE NEBRASKA WRITING PROJECT SPRING GATHERING, May 5, 6-8 PM, Colonial Room of Nebraska Union, 14th & R streets, Lincoln! We have a quilt for raffle at the event.  Carol Stivrins, a quilting friend of Board member Beverly Hoistad, is the artist.  Raffle tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5.  While we’d love it if you could attend in person, it’s not necessary to win, and you can contact ANY board…

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June 2017

Young Writers Camp

June 12 - June 23
Andrews Hall, 625 N 14th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508 United States
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Monday through Friday, 10am - 1 pm Young Writers Camp (YWC) is a two-week long program for students  in grades 9-12, who consider themselves aspiring writers: song writers, slam poets, short story writers, playwrights, mystery writers, rhyme spinners… any kind of writer at all! In addition to attending camp and working with accomplished writers in the community, you will: Work one-on-one with a writing mentor Have your work collected in a YWC Anthology Give a public reading of your work…

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Agate Writer’s Workshop

June 17 - June 19
Agate Fossil Beds National Monument, 301 River Rd
Harrison, 69346
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This year's Agate Writer's Workshop will be July 17-19th at Agate Fossil Beds National Monument.  We will explore the Women of the West with focus on the women scientists, paleontologists and homesteaders that built the communities and resources in Western Nebraska.  Please join this unique event by registering at https://goo.gl/yGfG8C and extend the invitation to interested educators from other disciplines.  See the attached flier for more details.

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I Love to Write

June 19 - June 23
Animal Science Building, 3865 Fair St
Lincoln, NE 68503 United States
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June 19-23, 2017 Animal Science Building, University of Nebraska-Lincoln East Campus Two sessions to choose from: 9:00 am - 11:00 am or 11:30 am - 1:30 pm The I Love to Write summer writing workshop provides a place for students who have just finished 2nd through 5th grade to write in a supportive environment amongst their peers. The workshop content is designed to focus on different genres of writing and helps students build on their writing strengths, offering additional ways…

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I Love to Write2

June 19 - June 23
Animal Science Building, 3865 Fair St
Lincoln, NE 68503 United States
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June 19-23, 2017 2:00 - 4:00 pm Animal Science Building, University of Nebraska-Lincoln East Campus The I Love to Write2 summer writing workshop provides a place for students who have just completed 6th, 7th or 8th grade to write in a supportive environment amongst their peers. Like I Love to Write, the workshop content is designed to focus on different genres of writing and helps students build on their writing strengths, offering additional ways to expand their growth as a…

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We Love to Write

June 19 - June 23
Agricultural Hall, 3550 East Campus Loop S
Lincoln, NE 68503 United States
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June 19-23, 2017 6:00 - 8:00 pm Agriculture Hall, University of Nebraska-Lincoln East Campus The We Love to Write summer writing workshop provides a place for families to come together to write. Families can choose to write individual stories, a collective story, poems, family histories, plays with parts for family members, poetry, fictional stories, the possibilities are endless. This workshop is intended for at least one adult member (parent/grandparent/aunt/uncle, etc.) and accompanying youth writers that have at least one member…

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