Nebraska Authors

David Boles

The author has written many theatrical and screen plays and has worked as an actor. Boles was an editor at Prairie Schooner. His play A Stone's Throw' was performed at UNL's Temple Studio Theater in 1985 and he wrote a script for NETV about William Jennings Bryan. He directed and produced the 1987 art house short film Watershed, has hosted his own podcast, writes blogs and self-publishes materials.

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Education

University of Nebraska

Honors

As a sophomore, he won the Vreelands Award for English and a scholarship for creative writing
His play won first place and a cash prize in the 1984 Purchase Playwriting contest in New York

Bibliography

A Stone's Throw. 1985.

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