Nebraska Authors

Frederick L. Christensen

Image of Frederick L. Christensen

Image of Frederick L. Christensen

On the staff of the Nebraska Federal Writers' Project. Editor with Prairie Schooner from 1928 to 1972. Close associate of Lowry Wimberly. Christensen was regarded with much affection by students and colleagues. He was, however, a victim of polio and walked with considerable difficulty. Sometimes, on campus, he would fall over, and it was well known that he must be allowed to get up himself, as he would strike anyone who came to his aid with his cane.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction
  • Other

Keywords

Essays; Editing; Nebraska Federal Writers Project

Places Worked

Worked as editor on Prairie Schooner from 1928-1972

Honors

Prairie Schooner gives a literary prize named after him

Associations

Close associate of Lowry Wimberly

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