Nebraska Authors

Mary Sexson Hartman

Born 1924 Hastings, NE (USA)

Places Lived

Hastings, NE
Omaha, NE
Holdrege, NE
Los Angeles, CA
Oklahoma City, OK
Springfield, MO
Cheyenne, WY

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Journalism
  • Nonfiction


Historical Nonfiction; Historical Fiction; Melodrama; Oral history; Articles; Reviews; Profiles; Essays


BGS in Journalism, 1973 , University of Nebraska-Omaha, Omaha, NE


Free lance writer
Insurance Agent

Places Worked

Omaha World-Herald
Oklahoma City Times
Branson, Missouri radio station KBHO
Springfield Missouri News-Leader


Bald Knobbers earned the Missouri Writer's Guild's Major Works Award of 1989


Program chair for Southeast Wyoming Writers
Cheyenne YMCA's Writer's Voice Committee
Western Writers of America, Inc.
Missouri Writers Guild
Charter member and founding officer of Ozarks Writers League


Texas Granite: Story of a World War II Hero, Biography for Young Adult Readers. 1997.
Bald Knobbers: Vigilantes on the Ozarks Frontier. 1998.
Cooking With Herbs Dictionary. 1990.
Chase at the Roaking E Corral. 1994. (melodrama)
Wyoming Warriors: Just Doing Their Duty, An Oral history of Wyoming World War II Heroes.

Work represented in:
Naval History Proceedings
Woman's World
Skin Diver
Old West
Romantic Times
Rave Review
Roundup Quarterly
Kansas City Times
Oklahoma City Times

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