Nebraska Authors

Gerry Cox

Born 1930-11-08 Freeman, SD

Died 2019-11-02
Lincoln, NE

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Nebraska Authors


English Teacher

Places Worked

Lincoln East High School, Lincoln, NE


Nebraska Literary Heritage Association’s Literary Heritage Award, 2007
Inaugural honoree in Nebraska English Language Arts Council's State of Nebraska Hall of Fame, 2012


Nebraska Literary Heritage Association
Lincoln Area Retired School Personnel


A Guide to Nebraska Authors. 1998. (with Carol MacDaniels)
Guide to More Nebraska Authors. 2017. (with Charlene Neely)

In April 2018, Gerry Cox and Charlene Neely were the featured authors of the John H. Ames Reading Series for the Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors. The program can be viewed here:

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