Nebraska Authors

Irene Rose Gray

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

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

Buried
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

Keywords

Poetry; Essay

Education

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

Occupation

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

Honors

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

Associations

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

Bibliography

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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