Spring 15 FTRS Season
Final Thursday Reading Series
Hearst Center for the Arts
Cedar Falls, IA

Th., Jan. 29: Lance M. Sacknoff & Stefanie Brook Trout

Lance M. Sacknoff & Stefanie Brook Trout are the editors of Prairie Gold: An Anthology of the American Heartland.  This anthology presents sixty-eight writers’ various interpretations and appreciations of the Midwest. 

Th., Feb. 26: Brooke Wonders

Brooke Wonders is an essayist whose work has appeared in Brevity, Clarkesworld, and Daily Science Fiction. She is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Northern Iowa. 

Th., March 26: Jeremy Schraffenberger

Jeremy Schraffenberger is the author of the new poetry collection, The Waxen Poor. He is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Northern Iowa.

Th., April 30: Ted Morrissey

Ted Morrissey is author of the novels An Untimely Frost (2014 Twelve Winters Press) and Men of Winter (2010 Twelve Winters Press).


Now in its 14th season, the Final Thursday Reading Series features guest regional authors and provides a forum where local writers can share their own work.  FREE to the public.  Open mic signup is at 7:00.  You are invited to share your best five minutes of original poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction.  The open mic begins at 7:15 and the featured author takes the stage at 8:00.  There will be a short question and answer period as time allows.  FTRS is a collaboration of Final Thursday Press, the Hearst Center for the Arts, and the University of Northern Iowa College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences, and Cup of Joe.

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The Inhabitants by Jason Bradford


"These are poems of translucence and haunting, poems that force us again and again to remember that we inhabit only this one moment and what we do with this moment matters." ----Sandy Longhorn, author of Blood Almanac
$8.95, available directly from Final Thursday Press and at Amazon.com

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OTHER THINGS THAT GROW
Poetry by Kimberly Groninga
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WHEN I THINK ABOUT RAIN
Poetry by Paul M. Hedeen
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VISION OF A NEW PAST:
POEMS ABOUT AMERICA
Poetry by Bill Chene
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LAMENTATIONS ON
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Poetry by
Pierre-Damien Mvuyekure
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KYRIE
Poetry by Jonathan Stull
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GHOST WARS
Poetry by Vince Gotera
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To order by mail, send checks made out to "Final Thursday Press" to FTP, 815 State St., Cedar Falls, IA 50613.  Available locally at the Hearst Center for the Arts.  Available online at amazon.com.