MAKE #10 Release Party OMAHA

Dec 22, 10


Press Contact: Sarah Dodson, Director, MAKE Literary Productions, NFP
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MAKE Literary Productions presents:
MAKE: A Literary Magazine Issue 10 “At Play” Release Party  OMAHA
(and continued celebration of five years of MAKE.)
When: Wednesday, Dec. 22, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm / Jake’s Cigars and Spirits, 6206 Maple Street / Cost: $5 suggested donation

Reading starts at 7:45 p.m. and features an amazing line-up:
Scott Allison
Steve Langan
Timothy Schaffert
Kate Sommer
and Dan Wuebben

Complimentary food, raffle, and discounted magazines!

DJ Sam Adam Martin (Capgun Coup)

More on the participants and MAKE:

SD Allison was born in Nebraska. He is the descendant of farmers, teachers, and men with bad lungs. He is the father of a little boy with autism. His first novel, Beneath the Plastic was published in 2006.

Poet Steve Langan graduated from Omaha North High School, the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where he received the Paul Engle Postgraduate Fellowship from the James Michener Foundation. His most recent collection of poems is Meet Me at the Happy Bar (BlazeVOX [books], 2009). He is also the author of Freezing (New Issues, 2001) and Notes on Exile and Other Poems (Backwaters, 2005). Langan serves on the teaching and residency faculty of the University of Nebraska MFA in Writing program. Additionally, he is the primary investigator and facilitator of the Seven Doctors Project at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

Timothy Schaffert is the author of three novels, most recently Devils in the Sugar Shop. His second novel was a Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers selection in 2006. He is a contributing editor for Prairie Schooner and the director and founder of the (downtown) Omaha lit fest. He is also the director of The Nebraska Summer Writer’s Conference.

Kate Sommer is an associate editor for MAKE, as well a creative writing and English teacher at Duchesne Academy. Kate is also the president for the board of directors for for Komen Nebraska, as well as a board officer for MAKE Literary Productions.

Daniel Wuebben is a PhD candidate at CUNY, as well as Writing Fellow at Queensborough Community College and Adjunct Lecturer for the Verizon Fellow of Technology Literacy at City University of New York. He is completing his thesis titled “Power-Lines: Electricity, Landscape, and the American Mind.”


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MAKE Magazine Publisher MAKE Literary Productions   Managing Editor Chamandeep Bains   Fiction Editor Kamilah Foreman   Nonfiction Editor Jessica Anne   Poetry Editor Joel Craig   Intercambio Poetry Editor Daniel Borzutzky   Intercambio Prose Editor Brenda Lozano   Latin American Art Portfolio Editor Alejandro Almanza Pereda   Reviews Editor Mark Molloy   Art Portfolio Editor Sarah Kramer   Creative Director Joshua Hauth, Hauthwares   Web Design Johnathan Crawford   Proofreader/Copy Editor Sarah Kramer   Associate Fiction Editors LC Fiore Kerstin Schaars   Contributing Editors Kyle Beachy Steffi Drewes Kathleen Rooney   LIT & LUZ FESTIVAL, 2016-17   Managing Director: Nuria Sheehan Co-directors: Sarah Dodson and Brenda Lozano Associate Artistic Directors: Daniel Borzutzky, Joel Craig, and Ireri Rivas Media Director: Jennifer Patiño Cervantes Production and Logistics: Stephanie Manriquez   Sound and Vision: Charly Garcia _________________________ MAKE Literary Productions, NFP Co-directors, Sarah Dodson and Joel Craig