Nebraska Authors

Charlene Neely

Charlene Neely

Charlene Neely

Neely worked in advertising production at the Lincoln Journal Star. Her poetry published in small magazines including Up Against the Wall, Mother and A Flowering.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE (1941-1943, 1945-1967, 1968-1970, 1982-)
Wahoo, NE (1943-1945)
Geneva, NE (1967-1968)
Beatrice, NE (1970)
Syracuse, NE (1975)
Sterling, NE (1975-1982)
Iowa

Author Of

  • Poetry
  • Fiction

Keywords

Short Stories; Midwest Themes

Places Worked

Lincoln Journal-Star

Honors

John H. Ames Reading Series, Featured Reader, 20 February 1992
Honorary Author Member, Nebraska Literary Heritage Association, 2015-16

Associations

Lincoln Chaparral Poets
Nebraska Chaparral Poets
Nebraska Writers Guild
Eagle Literary Society
Nebraska Literary Heritage Association

Bibliography

Putting Up Preserves: Pickles, Jams and Predicaments. 1988.
Humor in Poetry: An Anthology of Nebraska Chaparral Poets. 1995. (contributor)
Nebraska Presence: An Anthology of Poetry. 2007. (contributor)
The Lights of Lincoln. 2016.
Guide to More Nebraska Authors. 2018. (co-editor with Gerry Cox)
In April 2018, Charlene Neely and Gerry Cox were the featured authors of the John H. Ames Reading Series for the Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors. The program can be viewed here:

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