Nebraska Authors

Don Thackrey

Born 1928 Lyons, KS (USA)

Thackrey's writing was influenced by his years of farm and ranch experience in the Nebraska Sandhills.

Places Lived

Dexter, MI
Lincoln, NE
Ainsworth, NE
Valentine, NE

Author Of

  • Poetry
  • Nonfiction


Scholarly articles; poetry


BA in English, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
MA in English, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
PhD in English Literature, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI


Assistant Director of Research Administration

Places Worked

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
University of Michigan


Emily Dickinson's Approach to Poetry. 1954.
Research: Definitions and Reflections. 1967.
Making a Prairie: A Verse Journal from the Nebraska Sandhills. 2015.

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