2018 Nebraska Book Festival

The 2018 Nebraska Book Festival is one month away! This year’s festival will be on Saturday, August 25 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s City Campus Union. The day-long festival will feature hands-on activities for children (and adults), writing panels, and presentations from recently published authors. The vendor hall opens at 9:00 a.m. and will include forty publishers, literary groups, and authors.

DiscoverGP-Insta-with-LitOn Friday, August 24, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. the Center for Great Plains will host a kick-off evening event launching two new titles in the “Discover the Great Plains” series. The authors, Linda Ray Pratt and Peter J. Longo, will give short talks and sign books during this event. Books will be available for purchase and signing.


On Saturday, the following UNP authors will be presenting in the Auditorium:

Jeff Kurrus with Michael Forsberg, Can You Dance Like John? 
9:30 – 10:00 a.m. Children’s presentation: Growing Young Reader Literacy through Nature

Brandon Vogel, Dream Like a Champion
12:30 – 1:15 p.m. A By-the-Book Championship

Jeff Kurrus with Michael Forsberg, Can You Dance Like John? 
1:30 – 2:15 p.m. Adult presentation: Discussing Young Reader Literary with Nature

Melissa Fraterrigo, Glory Days
2:30 – 3:15 p.m. Writing a Book: From Roadblocks to Insights and Everything In-between

Check out the book festival Facebook event page for more updates and information.

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