Ted Kooser: Items in Lincoln City Libraries' Collections
Throughout this listing, Heritage in the call number indicates the book is not a circulating copy and must be used in the Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors during normal operating hours. Ask your librarian for details.
Poetry Collections (or other books)
by Ted Kooser
Official Entry Blank: Poems 811 Koo 
Grass County (Chapbook) Heritage 811 Koo 
Twenty Poems 811 Koo 
A Local Habitation and a Name 811 Koo 
Shooting a Farmhouse [and] So This is Nebraska
Heritage 811 Koo 
Not Coming to Be Barked At: Poems 811 Koo
Hatcher (Graphic Novel) Kooser 
Old Marriage and New 811 Koo 
Cottonwood County 811 Klo 
with William Kloefkorn
Sure Signs: New and Selected Poems 811 Koo
Weather Central 811 Koo 
One World at a Time 811 Koo 
Blizzard Voices 811 Koo 
A Book of Things Heritage 811 Koo 
A Decade of Ted Kooser Valentines: 1987 - 1996
Heritage 811 Koo 
Journey to a Place of Work: A Poet in the World
of Business 658.314 Koo 
Winter Morning Walks: 100 Postcards to
Jim Harrison 811 Koo 
Local Wonders: Seasons in the Bohemian Alps
917.823 Koo 
Braided Creek: A Conversation in Poetry 811 Har
 with Jim Harrison
Delights & Shadows: Poems 811 Koo 
The Poetry Home Repair Manual: Practical Advice
for Beginning Poets 808.1 Koo 
Lights on a Ground of Darkness: An Evocation of a
Place and Time Heritage B M845k 
Out of that Moment: Twenty-one Years of Valentines,
1986-2006 811 Koo 
Writing Brave and Free: Encouraging Words for People
who Want to Start Writing 808.02 Koo  With Steve Cox
Valentines. With an Introduction by the Poet. Illustrated
by Robert Hanna. 1986-2007 811 Koo 
Bag in the Wind. Illustrated by Barry Root.  jKooser
Anthologies including poems or other work
by Ted Kooser
The Pushcart Prize 810.8 Pus vol IX has a
The New Salt Creek Reader Heritage Periodical
A Bestiary 811 Sch  Includes one Kooser poem
Heartland II: Poets of the Midwest 811.08 Hea 
Voyages to the Inland Sea VI: Essays and Poems
811.08 Voy v.6 
Silent Voices: Recent American Poems on Nature
Heritage 811.08 Fer 
Brother Songs: A Male Anthology of Poetry 811.08
Blue Hotel Heritage Periodical Blu [Jan 1980]
Windflower Home Almanac of Poetry 811.08 Win
On Common Ground 811.08 San 
Poetspeak: In Their Work, About Their Work,
a Selection 811.08 Jan 
Three Rivers, Ten Years 811.08 Cos 
Includes one Kooser poem.
Christmas in the Midwest 813.08 And 
Illustration by Kooser.
Out Here Heritage 811 Rat  Cover design
Strings: A Gathering of Family Poems j811.08 Jan
Pocket Poems: Selected for a Journey j811.08 Jan
Going Over to Your Place: Poems for Each Other
j811.08 Jan 
As Far as I Can See: Contemporary Writing of the
Middle Plains 810.8 Woo 
Swamp Root, vol 1 num 4, Summer 1989 Heritage
811.08 Swa 
Vital Signs: Contemporary American Poetry from the
University Presses 811.08 Wal 
Dreams in Dry Places 917.82 Bru 
Foreword by Ted Kooser.
Wellsprings: A Collection From Six Nebraska Poets
811.08 qGeo 
Wherever Home Begins: 100 Contemporary Poems
811.08 Jan  Includes one Kooser poem.
The Plains Sense of Things: Eight Poets from
Lincoln, Nebraska 811.08 San 
A Man in Love With the Wind 811 Wel 
Commentary by Kooser.
Christmas on the Great Plains 394.26 ChrYr 
Collection includes "Family" by Ted Kooser.
Twentieth Century American Poetry 811.9 Twe 
Includes contribution by Kooser.
The Nebraska Landscape: Images from Home 917.82 For
by Michael Forsberg (photographer).  Foreward by Ted Kooser.
Nebraska Presence: An Anthology of Poetry. Greg Kosmicki
and Mary K. Stillwell, ed. 811.09 Kos 
Includes four Kooser poems.
Great Plains: America's Lingering Wild by Michael Forsberg,
 Foreword by Ted Kooser. 917.8 qFor
Audio and Videotapes that include readings
by Ted Kooser
Ted Kooser: Voices of the Plains Audio 791.447
Voi  Radio broadcast
Nebraska Humor Month Heritage Video NebH4
The Frontier in Contemporary Literature: Part I
Video 810.9 Fro5 
The Frontier in Contemporary Literature: Part II
Video 810.9 Fro6 
The Frontier in Contemporary Literature: Part III
Video 810.9 Fro7 
Hansen, Kooser, Saiser and Scheele Video 811.08
Ted Kooser Reads His Poetry, 1984 Video 811 Koo
Poetry Nebraska: Lesson #6 Video 811 Koo
Ted Kooser Reads His Poetry, 1986 Video 811 Koo
Nebraska, the Individual Voice: Part 2 Video 811
Blizzard Voices: A Dramatic Reading Video 812
Poetry: Capturing the Moment with U.S. Poet
Laureate Ted Kooser & Friends Heritage DVD
811.08 Koo 
Ted Kooser: Poet. DVD 811 Koo (Kooser reads a single long narrative poem about the Blackhawk War of 1832.) 
Ted Kooser, Painting with Poem, "Central," by Kooser. Framed, on Heritage Room East wall.
Ted Kooser, "Poem for Jane" Poem with Kooser Ink/Watercolor drawing. Signed dedication to Jane Geske, dated Feb. 27, 1982. Framed, on Heritage Room North wall.
Ted Kooser, Poster, "White Christmas," copyright 1983, signed. Framed on East wall of Heritage Room.
Ted Kooser, Poster, "Quilt Show Today," copyright 1976, signed. Framed on East wall of Heritage Room.
Library of Congress, "Ted Kooser United States Poet Laureate 2004-2005." Publicity Poster, framed, on Heritage Room North wall.
University of Nebraska, "An Evening with Ted Kooser." (The Nebraska Lectures, February 8, 2005) Publicity poster, framed, on library wall outside the Heritage Room.
All files in the Heritage Room. Files are listed with brief descriptions of contents.
Kooser, Ted Newspaper clippings and magazine articles about Kooser. Book notices and publicity, event invitations, book marks.
Kooser, Ted U.S. Poet Laureate Newspaper clippings, book notices and publicity, event publicity, all dating from Kooser's two terms as Poet Laureate, 2004-2006.
Kooser, Ted (II) Post Poet Laureate events and biographical information Newspaper clippings and book and event notices.
Kooser, Ted --Biographical Some Kooser C.V.s, some newspaper clippings.
Kooser, Ted American Life in Poetry, Columns 1-100 Copies of the Kooser columns.
Kooser, Ted American Life in Poetry, Columns 101-275 Copies of the Kooser columns.
Kooser, Ted American Life in Poetry, Columns 276- Copies of the Kooser columns.
Kooser, Ted --The Best Cellar Press (Examples of) Sample chapbooks designed and published by Kooser's Best Cellar Press, all by/for other poets.
Kooser, Ted Blizzard Voices Announcements, newspaper clippings of reviews, and reviews of performances based on the book.
Kooser, Ted Lights on a Ground of Darkness Newspaper clippings.
Kooser, Ted Reviews/Announcements of Works Newspaper clippings, publishers catalogues, advertizing.
Kooser, Ted Valentines Kooser Valentines, mostly addressed to former Lincoln City Libraries Director Carol Connor. 15 Valentines, 1986-2007. Related newspaper clippings.
Kooser, Ted Works Ted Kooser, "Bank Fishing For Bluegills," typed one page manuscript on yellow paper with pencil notation "Ted Kooser's original." Newspaper clippings, postcards. Photocopies of Kooser poems and valentines. Kooser poem, "Automated Checkout Machine," one printed page manuscript with Kooser signed post-it note attached. Publication notices. Copies of The Salt Creek Reader, The New Salt Creek Reader, The Last New Salt Creek Reader, Poetry East, The Oak Branch Gazette. Nebraska Repertory Theater poster. Michael Forsberg greeting card, photograph by Forsberg with poem by Ted Kooser, signed by both Forsberg and Kooser.
Kooser, Ted Works: The Nebraska Professional Issues of newsletter, 1998-2005, with Kooser poems at the end of each issue.
There are several Kooser items in vertical files devoted to other authors, an example would be the manuscript "Remarks for Ruth Rosekrans Hoffman's memorial service, December 2, 2007" by Ted Kooser in the Hoffman biography file. Items of this type, and Kooser letters in NLHA and library business files have never been inventoried. Ask Heritage Room staff for assistance in finding such items.
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