Detour Nebraska AuthorTo meet the Detour Nebraska authorGretchen Garrison, please attend one of these events.

Upcoming Detour Nebraska Events

  • April 16th 6-7:30 pm Try It Tuesday at Anderson Library – 3635 Touzalin Avenue in Lincoln Nebraska (Presentation on Detour Nebraska)
  • May 8th 9:30-11 am MOMs Club of Lincoln morning speaker – “Traveling around Nebraska with Children”

Past Detour Nebraska Events

  • NCHEA Homeschool Conference Workshop March 9th, 2019 “Odyssey Through Nebraska Literature”
  • Meet and greet at the North Platte A to Z Books on Thursday August 1st, 2018  from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.
  • “How Detour Nebraska Came to Be” – presentation at the A.G. Gustafson family reunion on July 7th, 2018 (Thanks to my family for wanting to learn more!)
  • May 22nd event at the Bess Streeter Aldrich Museum – “Literary Figures Across the Nebraska Map”
  • May 13th Guest speaker at First Free MOPS – “Traveling Around Nebraska with Preschoolers”
  • Banquet Speaker at the Nebraska Press Women’s Conference in Omaha Nebraska on Saturday May 5th.  Topic “Why Detours are Beneficial”
  • April 28th, 2018 – workshop presenter at the NCHEA Homeschool Convention – “Teaching Nebraska at Home and Away”
  • One of many Nebraska authors at the “Go Big Read Booth on Thursday February 22nd, 2018 (my appearance was cancelled due to the winter weather)
  • Book signing along on Sunday December 17th at 1:00 p.m.  Also appearing at this event, Kim Reiner, author of Lost Restaurants of Omaha AND Omaha’s Henry Doorly’s Zoo and Aquarium by Eileen Wirth and Carol McCabe Location: Bookworm Omaha 2501 S 90th St, Ste 111
  • Local author event at Susan’s Books and Gifts in Aurora on Saturday December 9th, 2017.  
  • Meet and greet on Saturday November 25th 2017  from 1:00-3:00.  Location: Barnes and Noble at 74th and Dodge in Omaha
  • Family Event at on Saturday December 2nd, 2017.  Location: Francie and Finch Bookshop at 130 S. 13th St.  in Lincoln
  • Meet and greet on Tuesday November 7th, 2017, starting at 7:00 p.m. Location:  Indigo Bridge Books and Cafe at the Creamery Building  701 “P” Street in the Lincoln Haymarket.  A short picture presentation will be followed with a time for questions and autographs.

Interviews …

November 6th interview on Pure Nebraska

Detour Nebraska

In this Pure Nebraska interview, we learn how a Nebraska woman decided to write a book about the natural wonders and historic places to visit in Nebraska. We learn about the book called "Detour Nebraska."Odyssey Through Nebraska

Posted by Pure Nebraska on Monday, November 6, 2017

May 2018 Radio Guest on the “Lincoln Live” show on KFOR hosted by Dale Johnson

Guest on the May 18th, 2018 edition of  – the NET Radio Program “Friday Live.”  While you will enjoy the entire show, if you want to specifically watch my segment, that starts at about the 25 minute mark.

Friday LIVE – May 18, 2018

Hear live music performances on this week's "Friday LIVE!" Rascal Martinez, The Kramer Sisters and Paul Siebert will be featured along with events across the state.

Posted by NET Radio on Friday, May 18, 2018

Posts and Reviews about the Book

Review of Detour Nebraska in the Lincoln Journal Star

Olio in Iowa and Detour Nebraska

Detour Nebraska on Drive By Towns

Seven Quirky Nebraska Detours on Wandering Educators

Detour Nebraska Book Review on Midwest Wanderer

About Two new Nebraska books on The Walking Tourists

Part of the Amazing Nebraska Authors Giveaway