Nebraska Center for Writers

Chimney Rock Selected Publications
of Ron Block


The Dirty Shame Hotel (collection of short stories). New Rivers, 1998

Dismal River: a Narrative Poem (collection of poetry). New Rivers Press, 1990

Prairie Volcano (collection of poetry). Dakotah Territory).


Strong Measures: Contemporary Poetry in Traditional Forms. Harper, 1986.

Beyond Borders. New Rivers Press, 1992.


The Iowa Review, Epoch, Prairie Schooner, North Dakota Quarterly, New Letters, Ploughshares


"Zadoc Xenophone Cannot See Bright New Moons. Can Vera Montague?" Short Story, vol 2, #1 (1994).

"Land of the Midnight Blonde," Tamaqua, vol 6, #2 (Winter 1997).


Distinguished Achievement Award, Nebraska Arts Council, 2000

Winner, Minnesota Voices Project, 1998 (for The Dirty Shame Hotel)

Winner, Minnesota Voices Project, 1988 (for Dismal River: A Narrative Poem)

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