Nebraska Authors

Michael J. Knisely

Born 1950 Humboldt, NE

The writer is a Beatrice, Nebraska native.

Places Lived

Beatrice, NE
Lincoln, NE
Tucson, AZ
Greeley, CO (current in 2019)

Author Of

  • Poetry


MFA in English (creative writing and poetry), University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
BA, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Nebraska Wesleyan University


Teacher of English and writing

Places Worked

Independent High School, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Southeast Community College, Lincoln, NE
University of Nebraska Lincoln Chancellor's Commission on the Status of People of Color
University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO
Aim Community College, Greeley, CO


Individual poems published in periodicals, including The Prickly Pear and South Ash, Inc.

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