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What follows is a list of places that regularly sponsor readings in Nebraska. For up-to-date listings of current readings, please see The Poetry Menu maintained by the inimitable Matt Mason. If you're a reading sponsor in Nebraska, please take the time to contact Matt with your information so he can keep us all informed about Nebraska's rich literary goings-on.

13th Street Coffee Company
519 South 13th Street
Omaha, NE
(Occasional readings)

13th Street Gallery
1301 Nicholas Street
Omaha, NE

Barnes & Noble
333 Oakview Drive
Omaha, NE 68144
(Regular readings)

Barnes & Noble
7400 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68114
(Regular readings)

Blue Flamingo
1716 S 10th St
Omaha, NE
("Fridays at the Blue,"
last Friday of every month)

Blue Moon Coffee Club
113 N. Hastings
Hastings, NE

The Bookworm
Countryside Village
87th & Pacific
Omaha, NE
(Regular poetry parties)

Borders Books & Music
13105 Birch Street
(132nd & Maple)
Omaha, Nebraska 68164
(Regular readings)

Borders Books & Music
7201 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68114
(Regular readings)

The Coffee Shop
1324 P Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
(Occasional readings)

Creighton Readings Series
Department of English
Creighton University
Omaha, NE 68178

Poetry at the Moon
Crescent Moon Coffee
816 P Street
Lincoln, NE
Every Monday at 7:00 pm

The Gathering Place
1448 E Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
(Noontime readings)

Heritage Room
Bennett Martin Public Lib
136 South 14th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
(John H Ames Reading Series)
Jackson Street Booksellers
1119 Jackson Street
Omaha, NE 68102
(Occasional readings)

Jewish Community Center
333 South 132 Avenue
Omaha, NE 68154
(Occasional readings)

Joslyn Art Museum
2200 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68102
(Occasional readings)

Lee Booksellers
5500 S 56th Street
Lincoln, NE 68516-1878

Lied Center
for the Performing Arts
U of Nebraska--Lincoln
301 North 12th Street
P.O. Box 880151
Lincoln, NE 68588-0151
(Occasional readings)

Missouri Valley Reading Series
Writers' Workshop
U of Nebraska — Omaha
Omaha, NE 68182-0324

Naked Words poetry open mic at

The Reading Grounds
3928 Farnam
Omaha, NE
Featured performances and open mic.
Hosted by Heidi Hermanson, email for more information.
(last Wednesday, 7-9pm)

Nebraska Book Festival
Heritage Room
Bennett Martin Public Lib
136 South 14th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
(Readings and workshops)

Nebraskans for Peace
3502 North 52nd Street
Omaha, NE 68104
(Occasional readings)

Nebraska Writers Live

Omaha Public Library
215 South 15th Street
Omaha, NE 68102-1629

New Cassell Bk Rvw Series
c/o Ruth G Sullivan
539 Crestridge Road
Omaha, NE 68154
(Admission charged)

No-Name Reading Series
Sur Tango
1228 P Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
(Regular readings by UNL graduate students)

Omaha Poetry Slam
Matt Mason or Sarah McKinstry-Brown
9632 N 34th Street
Omaha, NE 68112

One Book/One Lincoln
Lincoln City Libraries
136 S 14th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
Plains Humanities Alliance
Seaton Hall
University of Nebraska — Lincoln
Lincoln, NE 68588-0692

Plains Writers Series
Wayne State College
Wayne, NE 68790
(Five readings a year)

The Poetic Underground
PS Collective
6056 Maple Street
Omaha, NE
Open mic. For questions, contact: Mark Irvin at (practically every Thursday, 7-9pm).

Reynolds Reading Series
University of Nebraska at Kearney
Allison Hedge Coke, Reynolds Chair
202A TMHL 905 W 25th Street
Kearney, NE 68849-1322
On and off-campus Kearney events, including Copeland Hall, Drake Theater, the Frank House, UNK Recital Hall, the Antelope Student Union, MONA, & Merryman Performing Arts Center.

Second Unitarian Church
3012 South 119th Street
Omaha, NE 68144
(Several readings a year)

Shelterbelt Theatre
3225 California Street
Omaha, NE 68131

Shoot Your Mouth Off II
Shea Riley's
320 S 72nd St
Omaha, NE
Open mic poetry and comedy. (2nd and 4th Tuesday, 9pm)

Spoken Word
Club Seville
3618 N 30th Street
Omaha, NE
(every Tuesday, 9pm-1am)
Must be 21 & over, $3 cover. For information,
contact Liza:

Stage Right Open Mic Night

Stage Right Coffee
16th and Harney
Omaha, NE
(Poets, songwriters, comics, prose writers, animal acts, and heavy metal, first Monday of every month)

The Star City Slam

Meadowlark Coffee & Espresso
1624 South St
Lincoln, NE
Offering featured performers, an open mic,
and a poetry slam. (2nd Thursday, 7pm)

Subterranean Peace Tribe Slam
The Dubliner
1205 Harney
Omaha, NE
(last Thursday of every month)

Things of Thought
24th and Vinton Street
Omaha, NE
(Readings the 4th
Saturday of every month)

Tuesdays with Writers at The South Mill

4736 Prescott
Lincoln, NE
(featured reader every first Tuesday of the month)
Contact Deborah T McGinn at

Unity Center for Peace
3424 North 90th Street
Omaha, NE 68134

Wayne State Poetry/Prose Slam
CT's Grill
VFW Hall
803 West 1
Wayne, NE 68787
(once a semester; call 800.228.9972 for details)

James A. Crabbe
Where Art Thou?
2507 11th Street
Columbus, NE 68601


92nd Street Y
Academy of American Poets
Dia Center for the Arts
Good Thunder
Harper Audio!
Lannan Audio Archive
NY State Writers Institute

The Poetry Center & American Poetry Archives
Poetry Flash
Recursos de Santa Fe
Sacramento Poetry Center
St Louis Literary Calendar
St Marks Poetry Project
U of AZ Poetry Center
Writer's Voice

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