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Grace Bauer

Grace Bauer

  • University of Nebraska
    English Department
    202 Andrews, P.O. Box 880333
    Lincoln, NE 68588-0333
  • Phone: 402-472-0993
  • E-mail: gbauer@unlserve.unl.edu

Author's Bio

Grace Bauer's latest book of poems is a 20th anniversary re-issue of The Women At The Well (SFASU Press). Previous books include Nowhere All At Once (Stephen F. Austin University Press, Retreats & Recognitions (Lost Horse Press), Beholding Eye (Custom Words),as well as four chapbooks. She is also co-editor of the anthology, Umpteen Ways Of Looking At A Possum: Critical And Creative Responses To Everette Maddox. Her poems, essays, and stories have appeared in numerous anthologies and journals, including Colorado Review, Georgia Review, New Madrid, Ploughshares, Poetry, Rattle and many others. A new collection, Mean/Time, is forthcoming from the University of New Mexico Press. Grace teaches in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where she has been awarded the Sorenson Award for Distinguished Teaching in the Humanities and serves as a Senior Reader for the Prairie Schooner Book Prize. She has also taught writing workshops at the Nebraska Summer Writers Conference and the Sheldon Art Museum, and has been a Visiting Writer at more than a dozen universities.She is currently working on a new book of poems and a collection of inter-linked essays.

Publications and Prizes

Nowhere All At Once (Stephen F. Austin State University Press, 2014), Retreats & Recognitions (Lost Horse Press, 2007), Beholding Eye (CustomWords, 2006), Women at the Well (Portals Press, 1998)
Cafe Culture (Imaginary Friend Press, 2013), Field Guide To The Ineffable: Poems On Marcel Duchamp (Snail's Pace Press, 1999), The House Where I've Never Lived (Anabiosis Press, 1994), Where You've Seen Her (Pennywhistle Press, 1993)
Nebraska Presence (Backwaters Press, 2007), Maple Leaf Rag III (Portals Press, 2006), Mona poetica (Mayapple Press, 2005), Mischief, Caprice, & Other Poetic Strategies (Red Hen Press, 2004), Red, White And Blues: Poets On The Promise Of America (University of Iowa Press, 2004), Times Of Sorrow, Times Of Grace (Backwaters Press, 2002), The Muse Strikes Back (Story Line Press, 1997)
American Literary Review, Arts & Letters, Bat City Review, Chariton Review, Colorado Review, Comstock Review, DoubleTake, Georgia Review, Mid-America Poetry Review, Natural Bridge, Poetry, Rattle, Southern Indiana Review, Southern Poetry Review
Society of Midland Authors Book Award (Poetry, 2015, Individual Artists Fellowships from the Virginia Commission for the Arts and The Nebraska Arts Council, Idaho Poetry Prize, Nominee for the national Poets Prize, finalist for Southern Independent Booksellers' Alliance "Book of the Year" Award, bronze medal from the National Independent Book Publishers' Alliance.

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