Nebraska Authors

Daniel Zebert

Zebert is a poet and visual artist who expresses an interest in illustrating his own writing. He has performed at local open microphone events in Lincoln. He describes his impatience with the exploration of rural landscapes that some other Nebraska poets have used to address larger issues of local identity and connectedness: “Too often... poetry from our state is relegated to the safe confines of a rustic farmhouse aesthetic where daily life is viewed outside-in through the lens of chicken-wire fence and ramshackle barnyard doors peeling white flaking paint. The work I create views Nebraska life from inside-out and validates the exploration of the internal struggle we all face under the scrutiny of the status-quo."

Zebert quoted in the Lincoln Arts Council's calendar of events announcement of the 2019 Lincoln Mayor's Arts Awards, at artscene.org

Author Of

  • Poetry
  • Visual Work

Education

Zebert attends Lincoln Southeast Community College.

Honors

Lincoln Mayor's Arts Awards: Kimmel Foundation Emerging Artist Award, 2019 (Official award upcoming in May, 2019)

Associations

Nebraska craft beer movement
Local cycling organizations in Lincoln, Nebraska

Bibliography

Poetry published in Illuminations, the Southeast Community College literary magazine.

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