Nebraska Authors

Laurene Chambers Chinn

Born 1902-10-25 Alburnet, IA (USA)

Died 1978-03-17
Borger, TX (USA)

Places Lived

Alburnet, IA
Clarence, MO
Hastings, NE
Oak Park, IL
Canyon, TX
Bartlesville, OK
Borger, TX

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Poetry


Children's Fiction; Short Stories; Picture Books; Religion; Poetry


Bachelor of Arts Degree, 1933, Hastings College, Hastings, NE
Master of Arts Degree, 1958, West Texas State College, Canyon, TX


Business Owner

Places Worked

Western Electric Company, Oak Park, IL
Public Schools in Kansas and Texas
Mail-Order Business


The Unanointed was selected by the Literary Guild
Theta Sigma Phi Award for The Unanointed, 1959
Opie Award for Marcus, 1965


Panhandle Penwomen, President
Borger Music Club
Authors Guild


The Unanointed. 1959.
Voice of the Lord. 1961.
Believe My Love. 1962.
Marcus: A Novel of the Youngest Apostle. 1965.

Published many short stories in magazines such as Collier's and Scholastic

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