Nebraska Authors

Barbara Ann Dush

AKA: Barbara Ann Dush Micek

Born Genoa, NE (USA)

Raised on a farm near Clarks, NE

The author's writing was influenced by her experience in a small country school and by Willa Cather's writing.

Places Lived

Clarks, NE
Fullerton, NE

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Journalism
  • Nonfiction


Inspirational; History; Human Interest


Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Central Community College, Columbus NE, 1991
Fullerton High School


Newspaper Editor

Places Worked

Nance County Journal, Fullerton, NE


Jim Raglin Media Award Prize for writing from the National Federation of Press Women, 2004
Sweepstakes Award First Place, NFPW
Nebraska Press Women Communicator of Achievement, 2008
Numerous awards, Nebraska Press Association


Listen With the Heart: Everyday Lives Lived in the Extraordinary. 2005.
Nebraska Authors, Volume One. 2013. (co-editor with Nancy Sue Hansen)
Nebraskans Remember. 2014. (co-editor with Nancy Sue Hansen)

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