Exciting Camp for Writers of All Ages

2018 Summer Camp for Creative Writers

Grades 4-12, College and Adults

Fine Lines is sponsoring its 19th year of creating a writing summer camp for students of all ages. Join with other writers who are interested in adding clarity and passion to their lives with the written word. Have fun while learning how to develop poems, stories, essays, and discover creative corners of your minds that you did not know existed.

Where: University of Nebraska-Omaha, Milo Ball Student Union, Nebraska Room – Second Floor, 6001 Dodge Street, Omaha

When: July 16-20, 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Cost:  The registration is $150 which includes a camp T-shirt, snacks, guest speakers, editing help, and possible publication in the Fine Lines quarterly journal. Scholarships available.

For more information, contact Camp Director, David Martin,, 402-871-3682




Backwaters Press Reading and Workshop

Lucy Adkins will be reading in the Backwaters Press Reading Series along with Mary Hickman and Natasha Kessler-Rains this coming Wednesday April 25th. The reading will be at 7 pm at Gallery 15 16 Leavenworth in Omaha, and is sponsored by Backwaters Press, the Nebraska Arts Council and Humanities Nebraska. Please come!

In addition, Lucy will conduct a writing workshop, “Wooing the Muse” from 11:00 to 1:00 Saturday April 28th. This will also be at Gallery 1516.  All are welcome to attend.

For more thoughts about enhancing your creative life, we encourage you to visit

Happy Spring and Happy Poetry Month!

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