Nebraska Authors

Terry Farish

Born 1947 Waterbury, CT (USA)

Places Lived

Waterbury, CT
Ralston, NE
Yellow Springs, OH
Denton, TX
Portsmouth, NH

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction


Vietnam; Cambodia; Vietnam Conflict; Immigrants; Refugees; Children's Fiction


Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX
Antioch College, Yellow Springs, OH


Director of the Ralston Public Library (1977-1982)
Social Worker -- Served with the Red Cross in Vietnam

Places Worked

Ralston Public Library, Ralston, NE


2013 Bank Street College of Education Best Book of the Year and a Book of Outstanding Merit for The Good Braider


New Hampshire Humanities Council


Why I Am Already Blue. 1989.
Shelter for a Seabird. 1990.
Flower Shadows. 1992.
If the Tiger. 1995.
Talking in Animal. 1996.
A House in Earnest. 2000.
The Cat Who Liked Potato Soup. 2003.
The Good Braider. 2012.
Either the Beginning or the End of the World. 2015.
Joseph's Big Ride. 2016.
Luis Paints the World. 2016.

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