Nebraska Authors

Kelly Sokol

Born ≈ 1979

At 22, Sokol began working as the press secretary for Tom Osborne, who'd been freshly elected to represent Nebraska's 3rd Congressional District in the House. From 2000 to 2003, Sokol was in D.C. managing the public image of the legendary Nebraska football coach turned politician. She is also, notably, the daughter of former Berkshire Hathaway executive, David Sokol.

Places Lived

Omaha, NE
Washington, D.C.
Norfolk, VA
Plainfield, VT
Winston-Salem, NC

Author Of

  • Fiction


Motherhood; Thriller


Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
Master of Fine Arts Degree, Goddard College, Plainfield, VT


Press Secretary for Tom Osborne
Writing Instructor

Places Worked

The Muse Writers Center, Norfolk, VA


103rd Queen of Ak-Sar-Ben, 1999.


The Unprotected. 2017.

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