Nebraska Center for Writers

Chimney Rock Selected Publications
of Ladette Randolph


Leaving the Pink House. U of Iowa P, 2014.

Haven’s Wake. Bison Books, 2013.

A Sandhills Ballad. U of New Mexico Press, 2009.

This Is Not the Tropics. U of Wisconsin Press, 2004.


The Big Empty: Contemporary Nebraska Nonfiction Writers. Co-editor with Nina Shevchuk-Murray. U of Nebraka Press, 2007.

A Different Plain: Contemporary Nebraska Fiction Writers. Editor. University of Nebraska Press. Forthcoming Fall 2004.


"A Member of the Family." Passages North. Volume 19, Number 2, 40.

"The Sensitive Man." Writers' Forum.

"Dill." Karamu.

"The Man Who Looked Like Picasso." North Atlantic Review. Number 10, 141.

"Point of Departure." The Lincoln Review. Winter 1997, 10.

"After Canaan." The Lincoln Review. Winter 1997, 31.

"Out in the Wind." Lactuca. Fall 1993, 7.

"See Saw." Nebraska Storytellers. Summer 1987, 63.

Also published in Prairie Schooner, The Clackamas Literary Review, and Connecticut Review.


"The Girls" (short story). Best New American Voices: 2000. Edited by Tobias Wolff.

NONFICTION "Mercy," Fourth Genre, 2001.

"Little Magazines on the Great Plains," Encyclopedia of the Great Plains by David Wishart. U of Nebraska Press, 2004.

Review of Richard Lanham's The Electronic Word, and Janet Murray's Hamlet on the Holodeck: The Future of Narrative in Cyberspace, Prairie Schooner, Vol. 72, #3, Fall 1998, 187-89.

Review of Leslee Becker's The Sincere Cafe, Prairie Schooner, Vol 71, #3, Fall 1997, 181-84.

"Old Pheasant Hunter," Myriad of Voices, Fall 1992.


Winner, Virginia Faulkner Award for Excellence in Writing, Prairie Schooner, 2003. (for "Litany for the Last Days")

Best New American Voices: 2000, edited by Tobias Wolff, for "The Girls"

Pushcart Prize for "Mercy" (essay) published in Fourth Genre, 2001.

Nominee, Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers' Award, spring 1999.

Norcroft Foundation Residency Grant, May 1999.

Judge, Reflections Literary Contest, Everett Elementary School, Lincoln, Nebraska 1998/99

Research Council Grant, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Spring 1997.

Judge, Writer's Digest National Short Story contest, Peter Blocksom editor, July 1997.

Nominee for Henfield Atlantic Award, 1996.

Vreeland Award for Literary Merit, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, 1984.

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