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Three Writers Will Kick Off Semester’s Writing Series

Three Writers Will Kick Off Semester’s Writing Series

NORFOLK, Neb. – When the Visting Writers Series resumes this month, attendees will get to hear three writers.

Neil Harrison, Kelly Weber and Julie Paschold will be featured during the first Visiting Writers Series event of the spring semester at Northeast Community College. They are scheduled to speak on Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 4 p.m., in the Coffee Shop in Union 73 on the Norfolk campus.

Harrison’s poetry collections include “In a River of Wind” (Bridge Burner’s 2000), “Into the River Canyon at Dusk” (Lone Willow 2005), “Back in the Animal Kingdom” (Pinyon Publishing 2011), “Where the Waters Take You” (Pinyon Publishing 2018, winner of a Nebraska Center or the Book Honor Award), and “For the Love of God” (Stephen F. Austin State University Press 2023).

Weber is the author of “We are Changed to Deer at the Broken Place” (Tupelo Press 2022) and “You Bury the Birds in my Pelvis,” winner of the 2022 Omnidawn First/Second Book Prize. She holds a Master of Fine Arts from Colorado State University.

Paschold identifies as a queer, disabled poet/artist from Nebraska. Paschold has two degrees in agronomy, was a semifinalist for the Kate Sommers Memorial Prize and was twice named honorable mention in Writer’s Digest chapbook contests.  Paschold’s first book, “Horizons,” was released recently.

The Visiting Writers Series is sponsored by the Northeast Community College English Department. All events are free and open to the public.  For further information, contact Bonnie Johnson-Bartee, coordinator, at 402-844-7673 or Bonnie Johnson-Bartee.

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