Nebraska Authors

James Magorian

Born 1942 Palisade, NE (USA)

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Poetry


Poetry; Children's Fiction; Fiction


Bachelor of Science, 1965, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Master of Science, 1969, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
University of Oxford, 1972, Oxford, England
Harvard University, 1973, Cambridge, MA




Finalist in the Small Press Books Award competition, for Hearts of Gold, 1997


Hitchhiker in Hall County. 1968.
Almost Noon. 1969.
Phases of the Moon. 1978.
Mud Pies: a Saga of Jurisprudence. 1991.
America First. 1992.
Borderlands. 1992.
All the Wild Witches, Those Most Noble Ladies. 1995.
Hearts of Gold. 1996.
Aardvarks on a Holiday. 1996.
Dragon Bones. 1996.
Olowan. 1997.
The Island of Frequent Foolishness. 1997.
The Hippopotamus. 1998.
Book of the Dead. 1999.
Merrymount. 1999.
Dragon Bones. 1999.
Los Encantos. 1999.
Millennial Journal. 2000.
The Pull of Earth. 2003.
Geographies. 2003.

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