Don't miss these events, coming soon!
June 15th is the deadline to submit to the Women of the Fur Trade Poetry Contest. Click this link to find out more.
Western Nebraska Writers Intensive
June 29th, in Scottsbluff, NE. Join us for our second annual one-day event featuring speakers and networking for authors. A signup form for this event will be coming soon!
July 29th in the Benson neighborhood in Omaha, NE. For the first time, the NWG will have a booth at the Benson Days street fair. Be sure to visit Wayne and Cort for the latest from the NWG! This would be a perfect opportunity to expose your non-member friends to the Guild. Once we receive our booth location assignment, we will update this page so you can easily find us.
Nebraska State Fair
Aug. 23rd-Sept. 2nd. The Nebraska Writers Guild is continuing its long-lived presence at the Nebraska State Fair. Stop by our award-winning booth any day of the fair to talk to authors and buy books.
The Nebraska Book Festival
Sept. 7th, join us on UNL's city campus union, 1400 R Street, for this annual event. The NWG will have a booth again this year. This event celebrates books, reading, writing and publishing.
Nebraska Library Association Annual Conference
Oct. 2nd-4th, LaVista NE. This year the Nebraska Library Association is joining forces with the Iowa Association and The Nebraska School Librarians Association for a bigger and more robust conference in LaVista. The conference will run from 8:30am to 4:00pm at the LaVista Conference Suites, 12520 Westport Parkway. Traditionally NWG has had a booth at NLA conferences and we will be working to be a part of this conference in 2019.
Oct. 11th-12th at the Leadership Center in Aurora, NE. Join us for this one and a half day conference, featuring breakout sessions Friday afternoon and all day Saturday, and a writers boot camp and public reception Friday evening. We are also securing agents for pitches and publishing related companies for consultations. Our Keynote speaker, Lisa Kovanda, will be giving an inspirational talk. Check back for more details.
Nov. 1st-3rd, Ponca State Park. Join us for an expanded three-day event that features workshops. The Guild has reserved cabins and meeting space. Come back for more details.
Save The Date for our 2020 Events
- April 16th-18th 2020 - The Inaugural Annual Conference, Lincoln/Omaha
- Summer 2020 - The Third Annual Western NE Writers Intensive
- Oct. 10th 2020 - The Inaugural Central Nebraska Writers Intensive, Kearney, NE