Nebraska Authors

Charles I. Bryant

AKA: nickname "Bruzzy"

Born 1933-04-27 Omaha, NE (USA)

Died 2004-12-29
Omaha, NE (USA)

Omaha, NE (USA)
Mount Hope Cemetery

Former University of Nebraska-Lincoln football player and wrestler, Bryant went on to work at schools in the Omaha metropolitan area while writing poetry about racial issues.

Places Lived

Omaha, NE
Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Poetry




Bachelor's Degree in Education, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
Master's Degree, University of Nebraska


Wrestling Coach
Assistant Principal
Athletic Director

Places Worked

Thomas Jefferson High School, Council Bluffs, IA
Benson High School, Omaha, NE
Bryan High School, Omaha, NE


Omaha Metro Coach of the Year


University of Nebraska Football Team, Member
University of Nebraska Wrestling Team, Member
Nebraska Poets Association

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