Omaha Lit Fest

What: Virtual 2020 Omaha Lit Fest
Featuring six Nebraska authors: Lisa Fay Coutley, Kate Gaskin, Lydia Kang, Ilana Masad, David Philip Mullins, and Theodore Wheeler

When: Saturday, November 21st at 6:30 p.m. CST

Where: Via Crowdcast, details here.

About: Join Omaha Lit Fest and The Bookworm for a celebration of six area authors who published new books in 2020! Lydia Kang, Ilana Masad, Lisa Fay Coutley, Kate Gaskin, David Philip Mullins & Theodore Wheeler will gather in the Bookworm after closing time to read from their new books while keeping a safe distance from host Todd Robinson. For signed copies of any or all the books, order from The Bookworm, below. Support local!

Lisa Fay Coutley is the author of tether, Errata, and In the Carnival of Breathing. Her work has received recognition from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Academy of American Poets. She is an Assistant Professor of Poetry & Creative Nonfiction at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Kate Gaskin's poetry has been appeared in Guernica, Pleiades, Tin House, The Southern Review, and Best American Nonrequired Reading. Forever War, her first book, won the Pamet River Prize from YesYes Books.
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Lydia Kang is a physician and author of The November Girl, a 2018 winner of the Nebraska Book Award, and Quackery, a Best Science Book of 2017 by NPR's Science Friday. Her most recent historical novel, Opium and Absinthe, has been a best-seller since its release in July 2020.

Ilana Masad is a queer Israeli American fiction writer, essayist, and book critic. Her debut novel All My Mother's Lovers was published earlier this year. She is the founder and host of The Other Stories podcast and a doctoral student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

David Philip Mullins is the author of The Brightest Place in the World, a novel, and Greetings from Below, a collection of stories. He is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and has received fellowships and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, Yaddo, and the Sewanee Writers’ Conference. He teaches at Creighton University.

Theodore Wheeler is the author of the novels In Our Other Lives and Kings of Broken Things, and Bad Faith, a collection of short fiction. He has been recognized with a fellowship from Akademie Schloss Solitude in Germany and, most recently, a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship. Wheeler covers a civil-law beat for a national news service and co-directs Omaha Lit Fest.

Todd Robinson has published two books of poetry, most recently Mass for Shut-Ins. He is an Assistant Professor in the Writer’s Workshop at the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

Event date: 

Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 6:30pm
Tether Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781625578129
Availability: Special Order - Limited Stock May Be Available From Publisher
Published: Black Lawrence Press - April 15th, 2020

$18.00
SKU: 9781936919819
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Opium and Absinthe Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781542017794
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Published: Lake Union Publishing - July 1st, 2020

All My Mother's Lovers: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781524745974
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Published: Dutton - May 26th, 2020

The Brightest Place in the World: A Novel Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781948908412
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Published: University of Nevada Press - June 3rd, 2020

In Our Other Lives Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781542016520
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Published: Little a - March 3rd, 2020

Mass for Shut-Ins Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781935218487
Availability: On Our Shelves Now As Of Last Inventory Update
Published: The Backwaters Press - August 10th, 2018

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