Nebraska Authors

Shirley Lueth

Born 1903-12-30 Cobden, IL (USA)

Places Lived

Aurora, NE

Author Of

  • Biography
  • Nonfiction


Nebraska--Social Life and Customs; Autobiographical Essays; Collected Essays


Southern Illinois University1948-50


Syndicated Columnist

Places Worked

Feature and social editor, Aurora News Register, 1971-75
Director of social services Larson's Pioneer Home, Aurora, 1976-80
Freelance Writer
Instructor, Writer's Workshops


Recipient Mapmaker award, Aurora Chamber of Commerce, 1984
Who's Who in Writers, Editors, and Poets, 1989-1990


Prayer and Peanut Butter. 1978.
I Didn't Plan to Be a Witch. 1981.
Bubble, Bubble, Toil & Trouble. 1984.
Watch Out! I'm Peeking in Your Window. 1986.

Syndicated Columnist: Prayer & Peanut Butter

Contributed articles to magazines including:
Ladies' Home Journal

and others

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Shirley Lueth

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