Category Archives: Readings

Backwaters Press at AWP ’15

Stop by in Minneapolis and say hi to the Backwaters Press at AWP ’15. We’ll be at table 1824.

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Charles Fort to read at the Bookworm

Join us October 16th, 6:00 p.m. at the new Bookworm location at 90th and Center in Omaha for a reading by one of the authors we are proud to say we have published, Mr. Charles Fort.

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The Backwaters Press presents an evening with Rebecca Rotert and Aaron Anstett

Wednesday, October 29 at 7:00pm; House of Loom The Backwaters Press quarterly reading series continues with this event to be held at House of Loom. We will celebrate the new titles from the authors. Desserts will be provided. The reading is free and open to the public.More information:Rebecca Rotert received her MA from Hollins College […]

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Backwaters Press reading July 30, Shelterbelt Theatre

      Please join us Wednesday, July 30 at 7:00 p.m. for a reading at the Shelterbelt Theatre — 3225 California St, Omaha, Nebraska 68131 (map). Join us for a poetry event to ward off those summer blues. Wine, beer and snacks will be provided. Where else can you hear such superstar poets in the […]

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Reading from The Untidy Season Anthology

Join the Backwaters Press for a reading from out anthology of Nebraska Women Poets, The Untidy Season.  When: Saturday May 17Where: Soul Desires, 10th and Jackson (1024  Jackson)Time: 3-5 p.m.

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Upcoming Readings for the Release of The Untidy Season

Book Release at House of Loom Come celebrate the release of The Untidy Season: An Anthology of Nebraska Women Poets on Sunday March 23, 2014 at House of Loom – 1012 South 10th Street, Omaha. This anthology published by The Backwaters Press is a collection filled with poems by Nebraska female poets. Some poets still live in the […]

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Karen Wingett at Wednesday Words in October

Wednesday Words: The Braided River Series Featuring Karen Wingett October 9, 2013, Noon to 1:00 p.m. At KANEKO in the KANEKO-UNO Library 1111 Jones Street Omaha, NE Nebraska Arts Council and the Backwaters Press are proud to announce Karen Wingett as our guest writer for the October Wednesday Words. Her work has appeared in Mid-American Poetry Review, South […]

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Wednesday Words for May: Joe Starita

Join us Wednesday, May 8, 2013, Noon to 1:00 p.m. at KANEKO for our monthly series, Wednesday Words. KANEKO – UNO Library 1111 Jones Street Omaha, NE Our Featured Writer: Joe Starita Joe Starita is a professor in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  For the past 10 years, […]

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April Wednesday Words: Kwame Dawes

April 10, 2013, Noon to 1pm At KANEKO in the KANEKO-UNO Library 1111 Jones Street Omaha, NE (map) Our Featured Writer: Kwame Dawes, Emmy-Winning Jamaican Poet and Writer Born in Ghana in 1962, Kwame Dawes spent most of his childhood and early adult life in Jamaica. He is a writer of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and plays. As a poet, […]

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Wednesday Words: The Braided River Series Featuring Ellen Struve

March 13, 2013, Noon to 1:00 p.m. At KANEKO in the KANEKO-UNO Library 1111 Jones Street Omaha, NE Our Featured Writer: Ellen Struve Ellen Struve is a founding member of the Omaha Playwrights Group. While at the University of Iowa, she participated in the Undergraduate Nonfiction Workshop and studied with Broadway produced playwright Keith Huff […]

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