Nebraska Authors

Claire Johnson Mattern

AKA: Claire Louise Johnson Mattern

Born 1931-07-20 Wauwatosa, WI (USA)

Died 1985-12-28
Lincoln, NE (USA)

Wyuka Cemetery, Lincoln, NE (USA)

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE: 1951-1985
Waubeka, WI
Random Lake, WI

Author Of

  • Nonfiction
  • Poetry


Poetry; Literary Criticism


Bachelor of Arts. 1971, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Master of Arts, 1974, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Ph.D, 1981, University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Commerical Artist
Visiting Instructor, Assistant Professor

Places Worked

Lincoln Telephone and Telegraph Yellow Pages, 1961
University of Nebraska-Lincoln English Department


John H. Ames Reading Series program about her work by Carren Miller, 20 January 1993


The Complete Poetry of Claire Johnson Mattern. 1992.

January 1993 Ames Reading Series:

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