Nebraska Authors

Janice Vierk

Born 1950 Grand Island, NE (USA)

Places Lived

Grand Island, NE
Lincoln, NE
Omaha, NE

Author Of

  • Poetry




Educated in Nebraska
Bachelor's Degree in Education, 1971, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
Master of Arts Degree, 1980, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
Ph.D. in Philosophy, 1997, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE


Professor of English since 1999
English Department Coordinator since 2005

Places Worked

Bergan High School, Fremont, NE
Bennington High School, Bennington, NE
College of St. Mary, Omaha, NE
Bellevue University, Bellevue, NE
Iowa Western Community College, Council Bluffs, IA
Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, NE


National Council Teachers of English
Community College Humanities Association
Phi Theta Kappa


In anthology: Leaning Into the Wind 1997.

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