Nebraska Authors

Brigid Amos

Born 1959

The New Jersey born author has worked from Lincoln for some 20 years. She is a playwright whose work has been produced at the Angels Theater Company in Lincoln, Nebraska, the Secret Theatre in Long Island City, New York, the Barn Players in Mission, Kansas, and at Metropolitan Community College in Omaha, Nebraska. Her play adaptation of Nebraska poet Marge Saiser's Losing the Ring in the River, produced by the Angels Theater Company in 2018 received sensational reviews from local writers and critics. She has also published two historical novels and numerous short stories.

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Play/Screenplay

Keywords

Playwrights; Novelists and Novels; Historical Fiction: (also) Young Adult Fiction

Education

BA in Biological Sciences, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
MS in Agronomy, Kansas State University
PhD in Agronomy, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Honors

Stairlift was a semifinalist in the Drury University One-Act Playwriting Contest in 2013
Her novel West from the Cradle was a finalist for the the 2017 Peacemaker Award for Best Western YA/Children's Fiction

Associations

Angels Theatre Company (Board Member)
Women Writing the West (Board Member)
Nebraska Writers Guild
Co-founder Angels Playwriting Collective (2013 with Judith Hart)
Novels published with Clean Reads

Bibliography

Losing the Ring in the River. (play adaptation from the novel in poems by Marge Saiser) 2018.
Our Daughter Katie. (play) date unknown.
Stairlift. (one-act play) 2012.
Bernice's Birthday (play) date unknown.
The Suitcase. (play) date unknown.
Heart of Gold. (play) date unknown.
Kitchen Garden. (one-act play) 2015.
Listen. (play) date unknown.
A Fence Around Her. (YA novel) 2016.
West from the Cradle. (YA novel) 2017.

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