Nebraska Authors

Irene Rose Gray

Born 1915-04-25 Brunswick, NE (USA)

Died 2012-03-20
Lincoln, NE (USA)

Lincoln, NE (USA)

Places Lived

Brunswick, NE
Wayne, NE
Wausa, NE
Denver, CO
Athens, OH
Lincoln, NE
Mt. Olive, IL
Inman, NE
Blue Hill, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction
  • Poetry


Poetry; Essay


Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music, Wayne State College, Wayne, NE
Master of Arts in Education, Denver University, Denver, CO
Master of Arts in Latin and Greek, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE


High School English and Latin Teacher
Professor of Greek and Latin, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

Places Worked

Wausa High School, Wausa, NE
Mt. Olive High School, Mt. Olive, IL
Family-owned Grocery Store, Brunswick, NE
Inman Public Schools, Inman, NE
Blue Hill Public Schools, Blue Hill, NE
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE


John H. Ames Reading Series, Featured Reader, 21 March 1996
Won or placed in many local and national writing contests
1st place Nebraska Chapparal Poets Annual Poetry Contest, 1997, for "Muskmelon"
Valedictorian, Brunswick High School


Lincoln Quill
Lincoln and Nebraska Chaparral Poets
Nebraska Writers Guild
The Write Stuff
Eastern Star
American Legion Auxiliary


Season Sampler. 1972.
The Blessing of the Animals. 1996. (with Marilyn Dorf)

Irene Rose Gray's Ames Reading Series presentation in March 1996:

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