Tuesday, September 4th -- 7pm
at The South Mill
4736 Prescott

Featured readers Laura Madeline Wiseman and Grace Bauer

GRACE BAUER, a native of Pennsylvania, came to Nebraska by way of New Orleans, Montana, Massachussetts, and Virginia. She is the author of Retreats and Recognitions(Lost Horse Press, 2007), Beholding Eye (CustomWords, 2006) and The Women at The Well (Portals Press, 1997) as well as three chapbooks of poems: Where You've Seen Her(Pennywhistle Press), The House Where I've Never Lived(Anabiosis Press), and Field Guide to the Ineffable: Poems On Marcel Duchamp (Snail's Pace Press). Her poems, stories, and essays have appeared in numerous anthologies and journals, including Arts & Letters, Colorado Review, Doubletake, Margie, Poetry, Rattle, Southern Poetry Review, and others. She has received an Academy of American Poets Prize, Individual Artists Grants from the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the Nebraska Arts Council, and Fellowships from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center. She is co-editor (with Julie Kane) ofUmpteen Ways Of Looking at a Possum: Critical and Creative Responses to Everette Maddox (Xavier Review Press). She has taught at the University of Nebraska — Lincoln since 1994, where she serves as Coordinator of Creative Writing and as a senior book prize reader for Prairie Schooner. 

Laura Madeline Wiseman
 has a doctorate from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where she teaches English. She is the author of several chapbooks, including the recent collections She Who Loves Her Father (Dancing Girl Press, 2012), Branding Girls (Finishing Line Press, 2011), Ghost Girl (Pudding House Publications, 2010), and My Imaginary (Dancing Girl Press, 2010). She is also the editor of the anthology Women Write Resistance: Poets Resist Gender Violence forthcoming from Blue Light Press in 2013.
Her poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and reviews have appeared in Margie, Poet Lore, Blackbird, Arts & Letters, Prairie Schooner, Feminist Studies, Thirteenth Moon, American Short Fiction, Cream City Review, and elsewhere.
She has received an Academy of American Poets Award, a Mari Sandoz/Prairie Schooner Award, a Will P. Jupiter Award, a Susan Atefact Peckham Fellowship, a Louise Van Sickle Fellowship, several Pushcart Prize nominations, and grants from the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, the Focus for the Arts, and the Center for the Great Plains Studies.
There is an open mic following the feature. For more information, contact Deborah McGinn at dmcginn@inebraska.com (new email)

Future readers: 

October: Shoshana Sumrall Frerking and Marilyn Dorf

MARILYN DORF grew up near Albion, Nebraska, on the farm her great grandparents homesteaded. An only child, she spent much time reading and exploring nature. Her poetry and other writing has appeared in various publications, including Kansas Quarterly, Willow Review, Mankato Poetry Review, Whole Notes, Bitterroot, Elkhorn Review, Nebraska Territory, Plainsongs, Nostalgia, Northeast, Potpourri, The Christian Science Monitor, Nebraska Life, 100 Words, Bison Poems, Plainsong Review, and the anthologies Times of Sorrow/Times of Grace and Crazy Woman Creek. She received third prize in the First Annual Bess Streeter Aldrich Short Story competition, and is the author of four chapbooks: A Tribute to Buttons — A Beautiful Friend (1985), Windmills Walk the Night (1992),Of Hoopoes and Hummingbirds (1998), and This Red Hill(Juniper Press, 2003). She lives in Lincoln, Nebraska, with her cat, dog, computer, and a houseful of books.

Shoshana Sumrall Frerking grew up on a farm in western Nebraska, and now enjoys a career as a technical writer. Shoshana’s short fiction has been published in Deviant Minds, LAURUS Magazine, Plains Song Review,Fine Lines Journal, Paradigm, LITnIMAGE, and SNReview. A graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Shoshana lives in Lincoln with her husband, Todd, oldest stepson, Drew, and their three cats, Misery, Granger, and Mac.

Nov: Prose read with Jen Davis Korn, Karla Decker, and Deborah McGinn

Dec.: Holiday Group Read

Jan.: Becky Faber, Charlene Neely, JK Brown and…

Feb.: Dominique Garay and ... 

March:The Lincoln High School Slam Poetry Team

April: Marge Saiser

May: Women Write Resistance: Poets Resist Violence Blue Light Press, 2013 Readers from the anthology

June: Lucy Adkins and Becky Breed bring a new book to the South Mill --

July: 14th Birthday Party for Tuesdays