Twyla Hansen

Twyla HansenPoet and horticulturist Twyla Hansen was raised in northeast Nebraska on land her grandparents farmed in the late 1800’s as immigrants from Denmark. Her writing is included in the anthologies Times of Sorrow/Times of Grace, Woven on the Wind, and A Contemporary Reader for Creative Writing, among others. Twyla works and lives in Lincoln, Nebraska, where her wooded acre is maintained as an urban wildlife habitat, winning the Mayor’s Landscape Conservation Award in 1994.

Hansen’s poem “Hailstorm, 1965” was featured on Garrison Keillor’s Writer’s Almanac.

Books by Twyla Hansen for the Backwaters Press

Potato Soup

Dirt Songs: A Plains Duet, with Linda M. Hasselstrom

Rock • Tree • Bird

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  1. […] May 12, the poem “Moonrise, Aurora, Nebraska” by Nebraska State Poet, Twyla Hansen, will be featured on the program. The poem is from Twyla’s most recent collection published […]

  2. […] Plains Duet, Nominated for High Plains Book AwardBy Kevin Flatowicz-Farmer | Published: May 29, 2012Twyla Hansen and Linda Hasselstrom‘s collection of poems, Dirt Songs: A Plains Duet, has been nominated […]

  3. […] in her blog Prairie Spirits how she is folding the recent Backwaters Press collection Dirt Songs: A Plains Duet, by Twyla Hansen and Linda M. Hasselstrom, into the morning ritual of tea, poems and contemplation. […]

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