Nebraska Authors

Tamora Whitney

Born 1961 Omaha, NE (USA)

Teaches English at Creighton University. A featured reader in the John H. Ames Reading Series, January 19, 1989 and November 19, 1992.

Places Lived

Omaha, NE

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
  • Poetry


Poetry; Essays and Short Stories


Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, 1983, College of St. Mary, Omaha, NE
Master of Arts, 1984, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, NE
Ph.D, 1990, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Lincoln, NE


Assistant Professor

Places Worked

Creighton University, Omaha, NE
University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
Doane University, NE
Southeast Community College, Lincoln, NE
Iowa Western Community College, Council Bluffs, IA
Union College, Lincoln, NE


John H. Ames Reading Series, Featured Reader, 19 January 1989 and 19 November 1992
Vice-chair, English Graduate Student Association Executive Committee, UNL, 1986-87
Sigma Tau Delta (English Honor Society)
Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities


History of Names: A Poetry Manuscript. 1990.
Wheel of the Year. 1995.

November 1992 Ames Reading Series program:

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