Nebraska Authors

Carole S. Amateis

Born 1951 Bridgeport, NE (USA)

A multifaceted writer, Amteis did freelance newspaper reporting, feature stories, and was a columnist for "Crosstimes". She also did music composition, children's literature and curricula, was editor of "The Bean Bag" (quarterly magazine of the Nebraska Bean Growers Association), and wrote the Benjamin Bean children's books.

Places Lived

Bridgeport, NE
Gering, NE
Mitchell, NE
Broadwater, NE
Denver, CO
Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Journalism
  • Music and Audio
  • Nonfiction
  • Other

Keywords

Music Compostion; Children's Fiction; Nebraska Press Women

Education

Diploma, 1970, Bridgeport High School, Bridgeport, NE

Occupation

Freelance Writer
Newspaper Reporter
Editor, The Bean Bag Quarterly Magazine of the Nebraska Bean Growers Association

Places Worked

Scottsbluff Star-Herald, Reporter

Honors

Nebraska Press Women: Honorable Mention Feature Story
Honorable Mention, Daily News Reporting
West Nebraska Arts Center Juried Photography Exhibitor

Bibliography

Benjamin Bean, Planting, Growing & Harvesting. 2000.
Benjamin Bean's Brain Bogglers. 2000.
Benjamin Bean's Family Reunion. 2001.
Benjamin Bean's Brain Bogglers. 2001. (2nd in series)

Contributor to:
L Magazine for the Lincoln Journal Star
Omaha World Herald

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