Programs

Louder Than a Bomb: Great Plains

The Largest, Loudest Youth Poetry Festival in the Midwest

Hundreds of wildly talented youth poets. Auditoriums filled with screaming fans. Local deejays selecting the soundtrack. Light the fuse, and things get loud.

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Writers’ Block

Creative Writing In the Correctional System

This long-term writing program builds the trust and skills needed for people in prison, and those transitioning back into their communities, to share their stories. 

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Writers On Loan

Custom, Collaborative, Community-Based Programs

Writers On Loan lets you borrow from our roster of professional writers for projects of all sizes, from a one-time workshop to annual school programming that qualifies for high school credit.

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Collective For Youth 

Bringing Poetry + Rap to Middle Schools Across Omaha

The Collective For Youth partners with the Nebraska Writers Collective to bring rappers, writers, and poets into Omaha middle schools in an effort to cultivate community and foster imagination. 

Spark Wheel Press

Distinctive Publications

Spark Wheel Press publishes and promotes contemporary poetry from a variety of emerging and established artists nationwide, while handling all of our internal publications.

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