Today@UNL | Quilt exhibit honors Ardis James; Dawes honored for assisting fellow writers

The quilt "Ardis and Betty" by Susan Shie.
The quilt "Ardis and Betty" by Susan Shie.

Quilt Museum features 'Tribute to Ardis James'

"A Tribute to Ardis James" opens Jan. 6 at the Quilt Museum. Quilts created by several top studio quilt artists and donated in honor of Ardis James will be shown. James (recently deceased), with her husband Robert, donated the first 1,000 quilts to what has become the world's largest collection. Continue reading…

Kwame Dawes
Kwame Dawes

Dawes honored by national writing organization

Kwame Dawes, professor of English and editor of Prairie Schooner, has been named winner of the 2011 Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers Award. The award from Poets & Writers, the nation's largest nonprofit organization serving creative writers, will be presented to Dawes in March. Continue reading…

Originally published January 6, 2012 - Submit an Item