Nebraska Authors

Mike Mennard

Born 1967 TX (USA)

Mennard was profiled as "Nebraska's Silly Songwriter" in the April, 2010 issue of Nebraska Life magazine. He writes and performs children's songs, poetry and teaches as an adjunct in the English department at Lincoln's Union College.

Author Of

  • Music and Audio
  • Poetry


Humorous Songs; Humorous Poetry; Children's Audio; Children's Poetry; Children's Music


MA in English, Sonoma State University, CA


Adjunct assistant professor of English and communications at Union College

Places Worked

Union College


Can't Keep My Soul From Dancing 2003. (Book)
Something's Rotting in the Fridge. 2004. (CD)
Shall We Gather at the Potluck. 2004. (Book)
Night at the whaler's inn and other dark tales. 2007.
When Mother Goose laid an egg. 2007. (CD)
Pirates do the darnedest things. 2008. (CD)
We've got it all in Nebraska (or a lot at any rate). 2009. (CD)
To the Ledge at the Edge of the Universe. 2010. (Book)
The Left-Sock Tree. 2011 (Book)
It's A Pirate's World. 2011 (CD)
Captain Scrooge: Curse of the Red-Nosed Reindeer. 2016. (Stage Musical)

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