Nebraska Writers Collective Youth Poets
Experience creative spoken word performances at Maha Festival.
July 20, 2022
A longstanding Maha Festival tradition is returning to the stage: the Nebraska Writers Collective Youth Poets will bring multiple standout performers to the festival.
The organization’s mission — to foster community-building in the Midwest through creative writing and performance poetry — will shine in two different places at the festival on Saturday, July 30.
On the Union Pacific Stage
Saturday, July 30 at 2 p.m., 2:50 p.m., and 4:35 p.m.
Tanya Bachu, Nebraska Youth Poet Laureate
Isabella Mitchell, Nebraska Youth Poet Laureate Runner-Up
Delaney Kigerl, a representative from Skutt Catholic High School, the NWC Youth Poetry Finals Winners
Inside the Millwork Arts Lounge
Saturday, July 30 from 5 to 6 p.m.
Student performers from the following schools, along with the award-winning author and poet Michael Kleber-Diggs:
- Lincoln Northeast
- Bellevue West
- Westside High School
- Lincoln High School
- Lincoln Southwest High School
- Creighton Prep
- Millard South High School
- Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln High School
Be sure to pay a visit to the Lounge and cheer on these poets on the Union Pacific Stage!
See the full Millwork Arts Lounge performance schedule here.