Season 13 of FTRS kicks off with Julianne Couch, author of Traveling the Power Line: From the Mohave Desert to the Bay of Fundy. Couch is a journalist and essayist whose work also includes Jukeboxes and Jackalopes: A Wyoming Bar Journey and Waking Up Western: Collected Essays. Check out a sample of Traveling the Power Line at: http://www.nebraskapress.unl.edu/product/Traveling-the-Power-Line,675636.aspx.
The Final Thursday Reading series is a monthly event that features published authors and gives all creative writers an opportunity to showcase their talent in front of a live, friendly audience. Bring your best five minutes of poetry, fiction or creative nonfiction. Open mic signup starts at 7 p.m. with open mic beginning at 7:15 p.m. Featured reader Julianne Couch takes the stage at 8 p.m. There will be a Q&A session after the reading, time permitting.
The Final Thursday Reading Series is sponsored by Final Thursday Press, The Hearst Center for the Arts, and the University of Northern Iowa College of Humanities, Arts & Sciences. Coffee is provided by Cup of Joe.
FTRS returns in September with featured reader Adrianne Finlay.