|January 10, 2017|
7 p.m. — G.W. Frank Museum of History & Culture
A founding editor of Spark Wheel Press and the journal "burntdistrict," Liz holds an MFA from the University of Nebraska, where she was the recipient of both an Academy of American Poets Prize and the Wendy Fort Foundation Prize for exemplary work in poetry. Her poems have appeared in such journals as "Beloit Poetry Journal," "RHINO," "Nimrod," "Willow Springs," "The New York Quarterly," "Iron Horse Literary Review," "Redactions" and "Sugar House Review." Liz's debut novel, Monsters: A Love Story, was published by G. P. Putnam's Sons in June of 2016.
Terry, who teaches writing at Central Community College, lives south of the Platte River in the Big Bend Region of Nebraska. In 2015, Terry received the Distinguished Artist in Literature from the Nebraska Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship. Numerous literary journals have published her poetry including: “Many Mountains Moving,” “Black Bear Review,” “Poets On,” “Poetry Motel,” and “Kinesis.” Readers can find her work in the following anthologies: “Bison Poems,” “Jane’s Stories,” “Times of Sorrow, Times of Grace,” “Slamma Lamma Ding Dong” and “Nebraska Presence.” Terry’s essay, “Is This Work?” appeared in “Leaning into the Wind: Women Write from the Heart of the West.” Today she continues to write from the heart of the West.