Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to Dream Like a Champion: Wins, Losses, and Leadership the Nebraska Volleyball Way (Nebraska, 2017). About the Book: Since becoming the Nebraska … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to Dream Like a Champion
Rosemary Sekora is publicity manager for UNP and book festival coordinator. The festival is held to celebrate Nebraska’s literary heritage and contemporary authors and to stimulate public interest in books, reading, and the written word. The 2018 Nebraska Book Festival is … Continue reading The Marketeers Club: ‘Twas the Night Before the Festival
From the prairies of the Great Plains to the towering dunes of the Sandhills, the state of Nebraska will celebrate its great literary heritage later this month in Lincoln. The Nebraska Book Festival on August 25 will gather contemporary writing talent from … Continue reading Nebraska Book Sale!
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 … Continue reading 2018 Nebraska Book Festival
After a year hiatus, the Nebraska Book Festival will be held on Saturday, July 15, at Antelope Valley’s Union Plaza in Lincoln, Nebraska, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. This outdoor, day-long event will feature a hands-on activity with Nebraska … Continue reading Announcing the Nebraska Book Festival
Emily Giller is the exhibits coordinator and media planner in the marketing department. Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) April 8-11, 2015 (Minneapolis, MN) UNP conference attendee: Kristen Elias Rowley, Cultural Criticism and American Studies Editor; Emily Giller, Exhibits Coordinator … Continue reading The Marketeers Club: April Exhibit Round Up
The Nebraska Book Festival is tomorrow at the University of Nebraska Omaha Weitz Community Engagement Center in Omaha, Nebraska. The festival is free and open to the public. UNP will be displaying a number of books with a Nebraska topic or Nebraska author. Here are a few notable Nebraska books to add to your shelf. The Ordinary Spaceman: From Boyhood Dreams to Astronaut Nebraska native Clayton Anderson’s memoir chronicling his quest to become an astronaut. The Naked Mountaineer: Misadventures of an Alpine Traveler Creighton University law professor Steve Seiberson recounts a series of global … Continue reading Reading List: Nebraska Book Festival
Over the years, I've exhibited our books at many an academic conference and book fair. I experienced firsthand the Lewis and Clark Bicentennial heyday, during which we sold multiple copies of our 13-volume hardcover set of the Lewis and Clark journals or the paperback 7-volume set of the core volumes in a single day at any given archaeology or anthropology meeting. I've experienced the less productive times, too, like waiting in Canada for our books to clear customs so that I could set up our book exhibit in a church next to the conference hotel. This past week, I had … Continue reading The Marketeers Club: Have Books, Will Travel