Nebraska Authors

David Martin

Born 1944 Falls City, NE (USA)

The author founded Fine Lines in 1991, which became a nonprofit educational organization that produces four creative writing books each year with submissions from 36 countries. Fine Lines also held summer camps for creative writers.
Martin is the editor of and a contributor to Fine Lines: A Journal Writer's Newsletter.

Places Lived

Falls City, NE
Lincoln, NE
Omaha, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction
  • Poetry


Essays; Journals; Poetry


Bachelors Degree, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Masters Degree, University of Nebraska-Omaha


English Teacher at Central High School in Omaha

Places Worked

Omaha Public School
University of Nebraska-Omaha


President, Nebraska English Language Arts Council
Regional Affliate Representative, National Council of English Teachers
LICSB--Seminar Fellow, National Endorsement for Humanities (N.E.H)
Harvard--Seminar Fellow, Civic Education and Literature
Teacher of the Month, Omaha Education Association
Teacher of the Year, Omaha Anti-Defamation League, 2001

ADL Teacher of the year 2001 Nebraska Teacher Achievement Award


National Council of Teachers of English
Nebraska English Language Arts Council



Works featured in
Fine Lines: A Journal Writer's Newsletter
Omaha World Herald
Kids Magazine

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