Nebraska Authors

Darlene M. Swartz Miltner

Born 1930 Fillmore County, NE (USA)

Darlene Swartz Miltner's writing has been published in Life Lines Magazine, Nebraska Center For The Book, A Flowering, A Festival, The Blue River Ripple, McKenzie River Reflections, The P.E.O. Record, The Eastern Star Journal, The Karenjen Review, and other publications.

One of her major interests is Fillmore County Family history: "Being born into a 1800s Nebraska farm family, historic events in Nebraska are a significant part of my life. I wanted to preserve memories and family history for family by sharing some images of rural Nebraska farm life, esp. during the depression years of the 1930s and early 1940s."

Places Lived

Fairmont, NE
York, NE
Kearney, NE
Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Biography
  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
  • Poetry


Memoir; Poetry; Short Stories; Family History


York College, York, NE
Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE

Places Worked

Docent at the Nebraska Museum of History


Member of Nebraska Writers Guild, Lincoln and Nebraska Chapparal Poets, and The Writers Group


Plains Images: Reflections of a Nebraska Heart. 1993.
Reminiscings, Essays, Short-Stories, and Vignettes. 1994.
Echoes and Journeys or Life: Reflections of a Nebraska Spirit. 1996.
Joys and Journeys: Reflections of a Devoted Heartland Native. 1997
Life and Love. 2003.
All the above were self-published.

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