Nebraska Authors

Joseph B. Baldwin

Born 1918-05-18 Tazewell, TN (USA)

Died 1994-12-27
Lincoln, NE (USA)

Joseph Baldwin was a renowned poet and playwright whose work appeared regularly in College Verse, Sou'Wester, Prairie Schooner, and Southwestern Review. His one-act play Engine 8444 was inspired by his lifelong love of trains and was performed in New York City in 1974 and on the Nebraska Television Network in 1979.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Play/Screenplay
  • Poetry


Plays; Poetry


University of Texas, BA in English
University of Iowa, MA and Ph.D. in speech and dramatic arts


Professor of Speech, Dramatic Arts and Theatre Arts

Places Worked

University of Nebraska, Lincoln


Almost Too Many.
Bachelor of the Year.
The Finer Things: A Farce in One-Act. 1961.
The Waiting Game.
He and She.
At Last, He Said No.
Snow for the Lovers.
Committees Forever: A Comedy in One Act. 1963.
Engine 8444. 1974.

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