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Plum Creek Literacy Festival

Concordia University, Seward, hosts the award-winning Plum Creek Literacy Festival, founded in 1996, every fall. The festival, a ministry of Concordia and the Missouri Synod Lutheran Church, seeks to encourage a love of reading, writing and books by bringing nationally-renowned authors and illustrators to Nebraska to host interactive workshops and keynotes for school children and adults. For registration details and more information about presenters, visit

The 2023 fall Plum Creek Literacy Festival will be October 6-8, on Concordia's campus and in area schools.