Nebraska Authors

Mel Krutz

Born 1933-07-07

Died 2020-11-02
Seward, NE

Places Lived

Columbus, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Censorship; Rural Culture; Nebraska


English Professor at Central Community College-Platte Campus

Places Worked

Chairman pro tem of the National Council of Teachers of English Committee against Censorship
Organizing Chair of Nebraska Academic Freedom Coalition in 1988, Chair of the Coalition in 1998
Nebraska Literary Heritage Association Board member
Chair, Nebraska Center for the Book Board member and President-elect.


Judge for Nebraska Letters about Literature


Our Common Space: Preface and Poetry Reading and Writing Nebraska. 2004.

Poetry and prose in journals and reviews including PLAINSONGS
Fine Lines.
Plain Song Review.
Rural Voices: Literature From Rural Nebraska.

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