Nebraska Authors

Steve Smith

Born 1970 Rosalie, NE (USA)

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
Iowa City, IA
Visalia, CA
San Bernardino, CA
Reno, NV
Rosalie, NE

Author Of

  • Biography
  • Journalism
  • Nonfiction


Journalism; Football; Autobiography; Humor; Local Color


Bachelor of Journalism, 1994, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE


Public Relations

Places Worked

Editor and Reporter, Daily Nebraskan, Lincoln, NE
Reporter, Reno (Nev.) Gazette-Journal, Reno, NV.
Reporter, San Bernardino County Sun, San Bernardino, CA.
Reporter, Visalia Times-Delta, Visalia, CA.
Reporter, Iowa City Press Citizen, Iowa City, IA
Online editor, Lincoln Journal Star
Director of University Relations, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Director of Communications, Civic Nebraska, Lincoln, NE


Forever Red won the Association of American University Presses trade typography award for book designer Richard Eckersley.


Lincoln Journal Star


Forever Red: Confessions Of a Cornhusker Football Fan. 2005, 2015, 2018. (three editions)
RECLAIMING WE: Twenty Everyday Acts to Strengthen the Common Good and Defend Democracy. 2021.

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