Wayne State College

Nebraska Fiction Festival

Nebraska Fiction Festival

  • April 17 - 18, 2024
  • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Various locations

Featuring several fiction authors. Jointly hosted with Northeast Community College.

Fiction Fest authors

Several well-known fiction writers from across the region will read from their works during a special two-day event to be held in Norfolk and Wayne in April. The Northeast Community College Visiting Writers Series and Wayne State College’s Plains Writers Series are partnering to sponsor the Nebraska Fiction Festival on Wednesday and Thursday, April 17 and 18, on the institution’s respective campuses in Norfolk and Wayne.

The featured fiction writers scheduled to read at the Nebraska Fiction Festival are Tosca Lee, Lydia Kang, Ted Wheeler, Karen Shoemaker, Rebecca Rotert, Dave Mainelli, Kevin Clouther, Margie Lukas, David Mullins, Sean Doolittle, and Chris H. Thornton.

The Nebraska Fiction Festival will be held Wednesday, March 17, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., in Northeast Community College’s Union 73. The event continues Thursday, March 18, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., in Wayne State College’s Gardner Hall.

Following the Nebraska Fiction Festival on March 18 will be the WSC Fiction Slam. The slam will be held at the Max Bar and Grill in downtown Wayne, Neb., starting at 7 p.m., with registration starting at 6:30 p.m. Slam participants need two original short stories and a $5 registration fee.

All events are free and open to the public. For more information on the Nebraska Fiction Festival, visit wscpress.com or contact:

Chad Christensen ([email protected])
Bonnie Johnson-Bartee ([email protected])