UNO Professor Hugh Reilly Discusses New Book, “Drinking with My Father’s Ghost”

December 26th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Equal parts history, travelogue, memoir and comedy, UNO Professor Hugh Reilly’s most recent book, Drinking with My Father’s Ghost, is the culmination of nearly forty years of stories from his own travels to Ireland and its pubs and hundreds years’ worth of cultural history and legend.

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Backwaters Press Hosts Reading and Workshop

October 25th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—The Backwaters Press is an independent literary magazine based in Nebraska, and they’ve been publishing local and international poets and prose writers for the last 20 years. The press also engages with the community through readings and now a workshop series, all in collaboration with Gallery 1516.

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‘Omaha Reads’ Author to Discuss New Novel Tonight

September 14th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Author Jonis Agee, born in Omaha, raised in Nebraska and Missouri, has written 12 books—six novels as a well as short fiction and poetry. She’s won numerous awards for her work and currently teaches creative writing and 20th century fiction at the University of Nebraska , Lincoln.

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UNO’s Reading Series Begins with Lisa Fay Coutley

September 12th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—UNO’s Writers’ Workshop Reading Series invites poets and writers to Omaha to give the community a chance to hear today’s leading voices.

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Beating the odds of bookstore failures, Jackson Street expands

April 9th, 2012

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – It’s a difficult time for bookstores around the country, as readers turn to online booksellers, Kindles, iPads and Nooks. But for one bookstore in Omaha, business has never been better.

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Nationally renowned poet to read at UNO

November 14th, 2011

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – A nationally-renowned poet, performer, playwright and author will be speaking at the University of Nebraska Omaha this week. Joy Harjo is considered a major figure in contemporary American poetry.

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