Nebraska Authors

Olga Folda Stepanek

Born 1906-11-05 Clarkson, NE (USA)

Died 1998-09-19
Brooklin, ME (USA)

Olga wrote short stories and taught in the English as a Second Language program at UNL. She was also interested in the visual arts and in her work as an artist, used mainly found objects. Her spouse was writer Orin Stepanek.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
Platte, NE
Lena, IL
Milwaukee, WI
Brooklin, ME

Author Of

  • Fiction


Short Stories


Milwaukee-Downer College, Milwaukee, WI


College Teacher

Places Worked

University Of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE


1987 Lincoln-Lancaster Women's Commission Woman Artist Award for Visual Art.


Wife of University of Nebraska Professor Orin Stepanek


Published in Prairie Schooner.

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