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Chimney Rock Selected Publications
of Paul Eggers


The Departure Lounge: Stories and a Novella. Ohio State UP, 2009.

How Water Feels. Southern Methodist UP, 2002.

Saviors. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1998.


"RPM," American Literary Review, Spring 1999

"Reuben Chained," William and Mary Review, Spring 1996

"Anything You Want, Please," Northwest Review, Winter 1996

"The Year Five," Sonora Review, Fall 1994 (with preface by Jane Smiley)

"How the Water Feels," The Quarterly, Winter 1992


"Poem for a Roommate, Another Country," Seattle Times, 26 March 1980

"Old Douglas Coming Out of Wesport, Again," Tendril, Spring 1979


James Fellowship for Novel-in-progress, Heekin Group Foundation, 1997

Merit Award, Nebraska Arts Council's Individual Artists Fellowships program, 1997

First Place, Quarterly West Novella Competition, 1995 (chosen by Jane Smiley)

First Place, Marie Sandoz/Prairie Schooner Short Fiction Award, Graduate Student Division, University of Nebraska, 1993

First Place, Vreeland Award for Creative Writing, Graduate Student Division, University of Nebraska, 1992

Chess Journalists of America Award, 1989

First Place, Centre County Festival Poetry Competition, "At the Refugee Camp on Bidong Island: A Villanelle," July 1984

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