Nebraska Authors

Ann Gerike

Born 1933 Casper, WY (USA)

Places Lived

Casper, WY
Wisner, NE
Lincoln, NE
Ithaca, NY
Houston, TX
Minneapolis, MN
Coupeville, WA

Author Of

  • Nonfiction
  • Poetry


Aging; Humor; Poetry


Bachelor of Arts Degree, 1955, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
Master of Arts Degree in English, 1956, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
Graduate work, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Graduate Fellowship, 1957, Glasgow University, Glasgow, SCOTLAND
Ph.D. in Psychology, 1983, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE


Licensed Psychologist
Private Psychotherapist

Places Worked

University of Nebraska Press
Private Psychotherapy Practice, Minneapolis, MN


Recipient of the First Prize Award in the Prairie Schooner Fiction contest sponsored by Mari Sandoz for her story, 'The Black Skillet'


Published in the Daily Nebraskan and Prairie Schooner
American Psychological Association
American Society on Aging
Minnesota Psychological Association
Minnesota Gerontological Society
Minnesota Women Psychologists
National Women's Studies Association
Twin Cities Gray Panthers


Old Is Not a Four-Letter Word: A Midlife Guide. 1997.

Work represented in:
Daily Nebraskan
Prairie Schooner

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