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In 2013 Twyla Hansen was appointed Nebraska State Poet for which she will serve a five-year renewable term. Hansen is the author of five poetry collections, as well as coauthor with Linda M. Hasselstrom of the book, Dirt Songs: A Plain Deut (The Backwaters Press, 2011), which won the 2012 Nebraska Book Award and was finalist for the 2012 High Plains Book Award and 2012 WILLA Literary Award.
|Reading Series||The Poetry Menu||Nebraska|
|Writing Program||University of Nebraska, Kearney, Creative Writing Program||Nebraska|
|Writing Program||University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Creative Writing Program||Nebraska|
|Writing Program||University of Nebraska MFA in Writing||Nebraska|
|Writing Program||University of Nebraska, Omaha, Writer's Workshop||Nebraska|
|Conference||Plum Creek Children's Literacy Festival||Nebraska|
|Conference||Nebraska Book Festival||Nebraska|
|Conference||Nebraska Writers Guild Conferences||Nebraska|
|Conference||Omaha Lit Fest||Nebraska|
|Small Press||The Blackwaters Press||Nebraska|