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Center for Great Plains Studies


Prairie Voices

Prairie Voices is an online repository of writings related to all aspects of life on the Great Plains. The archive features writers at all stages of their careers and from all walks of life. The works include short fiction, non-fiction, poetry, personal essay, and current event commentary, to name just a few.

Amateur and professional writers, researchers, scholars, dwellers, and visitors are invited to submit works to the Center for inclusion in the archive. Each piece should be accompanied by a brief biographical statement and contact information. Submissions should be sent as Word or plain text files to sbrinkma@emporia.edu. The Center will not be able to return original work sent through the post. As this is a non-profit educational venture, no payment is available. However, all authors will receive full credit on the website.

The Voices

Workin' Nine to Five in the West: Western Women Workers 1865 - 1940 by Christopher Price

Wyatt Earp: The Legend by Kristen Sponsel

Living the Life of a Cowboy through His Songs by Paige Kinzie

The Immigrant by Ralph Voss

Out Here by Matthew K. Irwin

Snow Panic by John Crisp

The Sod House Green by William J. Karnowski