Nebraska Authors

Rebecca Rotert

Born 1971

The Omaha writer's first novel Last Night at the Blue Angel (2014) received excellent reviews in the national press. Rotert also publishes poetry and essays, and her essay "Proteus on the Vasa" was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Her husband is writer Bud Shaw.

Places Lived

St. Paul, MN
Hollins, VA
Omaha, NE

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Poetry


Fiction; Poetry


Bachelor of Arts Degree, College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, MN
Master of Arts Degree, Hollins College, Hollins, VA




Last Night at the Blue Angel. 2014.

Essays or poetry published in the Santa Clara Review, America Magazine, Temenos, the New York Times and elsewhere.

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