Nebraska Authors

William Earl Hill

Born 1880

A lawyer from Gandy, NE, Hill was also a poet once known as "The Poet of the Sand Hills" according to an Omaha World Herald article from July 27, 1930. He is quoted as saying "there is nothing more inspiring to verse than the western Nebraska country".

Places Lived

Gandy, NE
Council Bluffs, IA

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Poetry


Fiction; Poetry; Short Stories


University of Nebraska


Star-Songs and Atom-Dances. 1922.
The Voice of the Seven Thunders. 1924.
The True Story of Parker, the Outlaw, and Other Poems. 1927.

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