Stephen C. Behrendt
Willa Cather [Pulitzer Prize winner for Fiction 1923; author of the 2005 One Book One Nebraska selection] Loren Eiseley
William Kloefkorn [Nebraska State Poet, 1982-2011; author of the 2008 One Book One Nebraska selection] Ted Kooser [Pulitzer Prize winner for Poetry 2005; Poet Laureate of the United States — 2004-2006; author of the 2011 One Book One Nebraska selection] Greg Kosmicki
Myra Cohn Livingston
The Nebraska Chaparral Poets
John G. Neihardt [first Nebraska Poet Laureate, 1921-1973] Eunice Louise Preston
Karl Shapiro [Pulitzer Prize winner for Poetry 1945] Susan Strayer Deal
These are just a few of the published poets with Nebraska ties. See the subject heading Poets — Nebraska in the library catalog. Many items are kept in The Jane Pope Geske Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors, on the 3rd floor of Bennett Martin Public Library.