Nebraska Authors

Rick Cypert

Born 1961 Throckmorton, TX (USA)

The author has a broad interest in the literary biographies of mystery and suspense writers. He is the biographer of Mignon Good Eberhart.

Places Lived

Throckmorton, TX
Abilene, TX
Fort Worth, TX
Ames, IA
Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Biography
  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction


Literary Biographies; Literary Criticism


Bachelor of Science Degree, McMurry College, Abilene, TX
Master of Arts Degree, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Ph.D., Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX


Professor of English, Nebraska Wesleyan University

Places Worked

Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE


John H. Ames Reading Series, Featured Reader, 19 September 2010


Bill Kloefkorn
Leon Satterfield
"Loup River Expeditionary Force" with Kloefkorn and Satterfield.


America's Agatha Christie: Mignon Good Eberhart, Her Life and Works. 2005.
The Virtue of Suspense: The Life and Works of Charlotte Armstrong. 2008.
Dead Yesterday and Other Stories By Mignon G. Eberhart. 2007. (co-editor)
Night Call and Other Short Stories by Charlotte Armstrong. 2014 (co-editor with Kirby McCauley)

Rick Cypert was the featured author of the September 2010 Ames Reading Series program:

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