The view from the Cather Home front porch © Author Adventures

Literary Nebraska

Follow the Nebraska Author Adventures Trail to discover writers of the Great Plains who wrote about Native American culture, science, and small-town life. Their amazing personal life stories, as captured within these carefully preserved sites, help us understand what motivated and inspired them to become writers.

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A. Loren Eiseley, Lincoln
B. Bess Streeter Aldrich, Elmwood
C. Malcolm X, Omaha
D. Black Elk, Blair
E. John Neihardt, Bancroft
F. Wright Morris, Central City
G. Willa Cather, Red Cloud
H. Mari Sandoz, Chadron


A marker now stands on the site of the former home of Malcolm X. The house no longer exists but readers can find the marker at 3463 Evans Street. The Autobiography of Malcolm X is a critically acclaimed, bestselling classic book that speaks to social justice issues.