The “Prairie Schooner”

Dates: October 5-12, 2017

Meets: Th from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Location: Unitarian Church

Course Fee: $10.00

Please note: this course requires membership in 2017-18 Membership or 2018-19 Membership

We will discuss the creation of and the early years of the “Prairie Schooner.” “Prairie Schooner,” a national literary quarterly published with the support of the English Department at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the University of Nebraska Press, is home to the best fiction, poetry, essays and reviews being published today by beginning, midcareer and established writers. Authors from the Nebraska 150 book list will be discussed as to their early works published in the “Prairie Schooner.” The life of Professor Lowry Charles Wimberly, its first editor, will be presented by his granddaughter, Polly Wimberly. This presentation will consist of family photos, correspondence with authors and Professor Wimberly's short stories. Instructor: Polly Wimberly, officer, Nebraska Archaelogical Society, independent humanities scholar with the Loren Eiseley Society and OLLI member Facilitator: Judy Cook
Fee: $10.00

Unitarian Church

6300 A Street Overflow parking is available at the Trinity Episcopal church across A street to the south.
Date Day Time Location
10/05/2017Thursday1 PM to 2:30 PM Unitarian Church
10/12/2017Thursday1 PM to 2:30 PM Unitarian Church


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