Nebraska Authors

Dee Ritter

Ritter's writing is influenced by the plains and deserts where she lived.

Places Lived

Saline County, NE
Lincoln, NE
Carlsbad, NM

Author Of

  • Nonfiction
  • Poetry


Poetry; Creative Nonfiction


University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE
New Mexico State University, Carlsbad, NM




Pushcart Prize Nominee, 2006, What the Women in My Family Do


Essays featured in:
Rural Electric Nebraskan
Nebraska Fence Post
The Golden Page
Rare Breed Journal
Stories of Friendship
Life in Lincoln
Writing in Community

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