Nebraska Authors

Keene Abbott

Born 1876-07-27 Fremont, NE (USA)

Died 1941-07-05
Omaha, NE (USA)

Omaha, NE (USA)
Forest Lawn Memorial Park

Married to Avery Abbott. Best known as a writer of short stories, published in Atlantic Monthly, Harper's, Outlook, Saturday Evening Post, Ladies Home Journal. Long time drama critic for the Omaha World Herald, retired from the newspaper in 1935.

Places Lived

Omaha, NE
Lawton, OK
Fremont, NE

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Journalism
  • Nonfiction


Reviews; Journalism; Short Stories; Fiction; Drama


University of Nebraska


Drama Critic
Newspaper writer

Places Worked

Omaha World Herald
Iowa State University
Founded a daily newspaper in Lawton, OK, The Lariet, in 1902
Fremont Herald, staff writer.


First President of the Nebraska Writers Guild


President, Nebraska Writers Guild, 1925


A Melody in Silver. 1911.
Wine O' the Winds. 1920.
The Tree of Life. 1927.

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