Christopher J. McLucas is an Omaha native, who is invested in the betterment of the citizens and the perception of the greater Omaha community. He’s been writing creative fiction for 15 years. He enjoys knitting and making paper. He is a student of Dr. Steven Langen’s Seven Doctors Project and of the James Gunn Center of Science Fiction of the University of Kansas. He’s published three anthologies, including the children's coloring book, "The Giggle Farm," and his first sci-fi novel, "Canal." Currently he’s the navigator at the local art-non-profit The Asteroid House.
Steve Jordon—Contributing Writer
Steve Jordon was born in West Virginia and landed in Nebraska with his Air Force family in 1962. He stayed, graduating in journalism from the University of Nebraska and working for The Omaha World-Herald from 1967 until he retired in 2018, covering business most of the time. Steve (percussion) and his wife, Helen (French horn), are members of the Nebraska Wind Symphony and other music groups. After retiring, Steve joined a poetry group and the League of Women Voters, began piano lessons, signed up for watercolor classes, and increased the frequency, but not necessarily the quality, of his golf game.
Kara Wesely—Contributing Writer
A proud Omaha native, Kara has worked in non-profit development roles for more than eight years. A graduate of the University of Nebraska Lincoln’s journalism college, Kara has always enjoyed writing. Kara and her family enjoy road trips, Nebraska football and volleyball, and weekly Sunday dinners with extended family. Kara is an avid reader and would choose to live in Barnes & Noble if it weren’t illegal.
This article originally appeared in the January/February 2024 issue of Omaha Magazine. To subscribe, click here.