Nebraska Authors

Faith A. Colburn

Born 1946 NE (USA)

Places Lived

Blue Hill, NE
Norfolk, NE
North Platte, NE
Lincoln, NE
Kearney, NE

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Journalism
  • Nonfiction
  • Poetry


Poetry; Nebraska; Seacrest Family; Memoirs


Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Political Science, 1969, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
Master of Arts in Journalism, 1999, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
Master of Arts in English, 2012, University of Nebraska-Kearney, Kearney, NE


Communications Specialist

Places Worked

Nebraska Game and Parks
University of Nebraska West-Central Research and Extension Center


Several awards from Nebraska Federation of Press Women
Outstanding Work of Fiction Award, 2009
Outstanding Thesis in the College of Fine Arts and Humanities Award, University of Kearney, 2012
Nebraska Book Award winner, 2020


Threshold: A Memoir. 2012.
From Picas to Bytes: Four Generations of Seacrest Newspaper Service to Nebraska. 2014.
Prairie Landscapes. 2015.
The Reluctant Canary Sings. 2017.
See Willy See. 2019. (Brittany Roos, illustrator)

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Faith A. Colburn

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