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Kurt Anderson to headline 2013 Nebraska Book Festival

February 25, 2013 | By Federal/State Partnership Staff

The 2013 Nebraska Book Festival, sponsored in part by the Nebraska Humanities Council, will be held April 5th-6th in the Thompson Alumni Center of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Kurt Anderson, the Omaha-born author of True Believers, Heyday, and Turn of the Century, will present the keynote speech on Friday, April 5th. The festival will feature many of Nebraska's talented authors who have recently published new works. Participating authors will answer questions from the audience and be available for book signings. Free poetry and prose workshops will offer opportunities for writers to discuss their craft and receive feedback from award-winning authors.

The Nebraska Book Festival is free and open to the public. Visit for updates on readings and workshops, presenter biographies, workshop registration, and other event information.

The Nebraska Book Festival is presented by the Nebraska Center for the Book, Nebraska Humanities Council, Nebraska Library Commission, and the University of Nebraska at Omaha with support from the Nebraska Cultural Endowment.