Nebraska Authors

Becky Breed

Born 1949 Auburn, NE (USA)

Becky Breed writes about life in Nebraska, of living on farms and of her strong connection to the prairie. She worked as a high school principal for an alternative high school and with children and families who are underrepresented as a result of poverty, race, or color. This, and her writing group of 13 years, are the major influences of her writing.

Places Lived

Auburn, NE
Bennet, NE
Hickman, NE
Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction
  • Poetry

Keywords

Poems; Essays

Education

Doctorate in Educational Administration, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

Occupation

Administrator, Lincoln Public Schools
High School Principal, Lincoln Public Schools

Places Worked

Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, NE

Honors

John H. Ames Reading Series, Featured Reader, 20 October 2013
Independent Publishers Award for Writing in Community: Say Goodbye to Writer's Block and Transform Your Life, 2014
Hall of Fame at the Bryan Community Focus School, Lincoln Public Schools

Bibliography

Writing in Community: Say Goodbye to Writer's Block and Transform Your Life. co-editor with Lucy Adkins, 2013.

Becky participated in an Ames Reading Series program in October 2013. Her appearance begins at the 11 minute 45 second mark in the video:

We appreciate corrections and additions to our information about authors, but please read the following guidelines and caveats carefully.

  • The Nebraska Authors database is based on publicly available sources. Unless you are the author contacting us in person, it helps us if you cite the source or sources of your information. We cannot include unsourced information in the database.
  • We may be appreciative of information we choose not to include in the publicly available database.
  • To include an image on an author profile, please send jpg attachment to nebraskaauthors@lincolnlibraries.org. A photo-release agreement is required before the image will be published on this site.
  • Because of the way we are staffed, expect corrections or additions to take time, sometimes up to three months.
  • While we initially included some actual links to external URLs in the database, we will in the future no longer provide functioning links. We will instead record the presence of specific external materials in language that we hope will help intelligent users find it themselves. Web rot, in which actual materials remain online but undergo changes in their URLs, is too demanding in terms of staff time for us to hope to keep external links current.

Do you have corrections for the above information or other information to add?