Nebraska Authors

Gillian Klucas

Klucas's Leadville: The Struggle to Revive an American Town, 2004 has won critical notice and is a much admired history of environmental policy and politics. She grew up on a farm near Lincoln and attended UNL. Her work in journalism includes an article on Paul Johnsgard titled "A Beautiful Mind," Nebraska Magazine, Summer, 2002, the most frequently consulted article in the Johnsgard files. She writes for UNL public affairs as well. She has a website: http://www.gillianklucas.com/


Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
Portland, OR
Leadville, CO

Author Of

  • Journalism
  • Nonfiction


Journalism; Environmental Policy; Ecology; Agriculture; Farming


University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Masters Degree in Journalism, University of Michigan


Freelance Writer


Barbara Sudler Award for the best non-fiction book on a western American subject


Leadville: The Struggle to Revive an American Town. 2004.

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