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TAMORA WHITNEY is a native Nebraskan, born in
Omaha where she currently lives after a twelve-year sojourn in Lincoln.
While in Lincoln, among other things, she attended graduate school at UNL,
receiving her MA in 1984 and PhD in 1990 in English/Creative Writing.
She earned a BA in English in 1983 from College of St Mary in Omaha.
She is a 2002 nominee for the Owl Award
(National MENSA Publication Recognition Award) for "Fear of Flying," which was
published in the August 2001 issue of The Brainiac.
Tamora teaches English (composition, literature and creative
writing) at Creighton University in Omaha. She has also taught at
several other colleges in the area. Besides her literary pursuits, Tamora
has a metaphysical candle buisness. Tamora's poetry is sometimes
from her own experience and often uses the midwestern landscape as a
backdrop. Her poetry has been published widely in such journals as
The Widener Review, Nebraska English Journal, Caprice, Plainsongs, Cloverdale
Review, and others. Her books History of Names and Wheel
of the Year are published by Wildfire Publications.