Nebraska Authors

Samuel Stenger Renken

Born 1978 Lincoln, NE (USA)

Samuel Stenger Renken was born in Lincoln, grew up in Imperial, Nebraska, and went to school in Norfolk. Renken has been writing for almost two decades and his first book Where to Start won the Holland Prize from Logan House Press in 2011. (Nebraska Poetry: An Sesquicentennial Anthology 1987-2017, 2017)

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
Imperial, NE
Norfolk, NE
Clemson, SC
Laramie, WY

Author Of

  • Poetry


Graduated from Norfolk High School
MA, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln
MA in Literature, Clemson University, Clemson, SC
MFA in Poetry, University of Wyoming, Laramie


Logan House Press Holland Prize, 2011


Where to Start. 2011.
Nebraska Poetry: A Sesquicentennial Anthology 1867-2017. 2017.

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