Thursday, 02 July 2015
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
Thursday
Low  65°
High 89°
Friday
Low  66°
High 87°
Saturday
Low  68°
High 91°
Sunday
Low  72°
High 96°
Monday
Low  65°
High 93°
Tuesday
Low  63°
High 84°
Wednesday
Low  68°
High 90°
Current Temperature in Liberal KS is 73°  
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
Poetry Reading To Be Held Wednesday At ACCC/ATS
04/18/2014

Original poetry and live music are on tap for the fifth annual Poetry Coffee House set for 7 p.m. Wednesday April 23 at Seward County Community College/Area Technical School.
The event will feature SCCC/ATS students reading their original poetry, live music, and readings by the winners of two poetry contests.
A couple of new twists are in the works, too. A mystery guest reader will share a poem, and one lucky audience member will receive an autographed copy of the contest judge’s latest book.
The Coffee House offers a relaxed atmosphere where people can enjoy hot and iced coffee, lemonade, and gourmet finger foods while listening to poetry and music.
Featured SCCC/ATS student poets will be Virginia Grant, Christie Proctor, Ed Kentner,
Julee Davis, Azucena Juarez, and Kyleigh Becker. Poems by these students appeared in last year’s Telolith or are slated for publication in the upcoming issue. Original music and vocals will be provided by SCCC/ATS student Juan Carlos Contreras.
The English Department has sponsored a poetry contest in conjunction with the Coffee House for several years, and the response this year has been great.
“We received a record number of poems this year,” said Janice Northerns, SCCC/ATS English instructor. “I am excited to see the selections our judge makes from some really great entries.”
Contest winners will be announced Wednesday evening and will read their poetry at the Coffee House.
The judge for this year’s contest is Texas Tech University Professor William Wenthe of Lubbock, Texas, an award-winning poet who has written three books: Words Before Dawn (2012); Not Till We Are Lost (2003); and Birds of Hoboken (1995).
Not Till We Are Lost won the Best Book of Poetry Award from the Texas Institute of Letters. His awards include fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and Texas Commission on the Arts, and two Pushcart Prizes. He has published poems in many journals including Poetry, The Paris Review, The Georgia Review, Tin House, Orion, TriQuarterly, and The Southern Review.
The public is invited and admission is free to the Poetry Coffee House, which is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 23 in the music wing/band hall (Room H148) of the Shank Humanities Building at Seward County Community College/Area Technical School, 1801 N. Kansas, in Liberal.
For more information, contact Janice Northerns at 620-417-1456 or janice.northerns@sccc.edu <mailto:janice.northerns@sccc.edu> , or Bill McGlothing at 620-417-1457 or bill.mcglothing@sccc.edu.

© SCCC/ATS Press Release
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Liberal Police Make Arrest In Counterfeit Case
Liberal Police Make Arrest In Tire Slashings
LHS Principal Rafe Begley Passes Away
Flag Smut Detected In Western Kansas Wheat
Liberal Edges Hays to Take Series
Farmland Values Decline In Kansas
Endangered Child Could be Heading To Western KS
Wheat Harvest Rolls Across Kansas
Bee Jays Hold On in Bethany
Former Jayhawk and KU Football Assistant in Liberal Friday  
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Endangered Child Could be Heading To Western KS
USD 480 To Hold New Teacher Fair
LHS Principal Rafe Begley Passes Away
Revenues Up In Kansas For 2015
Back To The 1960's Coming To The Baker Arts Center
Bee Jay Games vs. Boulder Canceled
FSBC To Offer VBS - Off The Map
Cannons Hold Down Liberal
Farmland Values Decline In Kansas
Kansas Has No Plans To Change Voter Registration Requirements
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Kansas Lottery

©2015 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group