Nebraska Center for Writers

Chimney Rock Selected Publications
of Charles Fort




BOOKS

We Did Not Fear The Father: New and Selected Poems. Red Hen, forthcoming.

Mrs. Belladonna’s Supper Club Waltz. Backwaters Press, forthcoming.

The Poet’s Wife, Reynolds Chair Books.

Blues of a Mumbling Train, Reynolds Chair Books.

The Vagrant Hours. Reynolds Chair Books, 2005.

Afro Psalms: A Sonnet Redoublé. Reynolds Chair Books, 2005.

Frankenstein Was a Negro. Logan House Press, 2002.

As the Lilac Burned the Laurel Grew. Reynolds Chair Books, U of Nebraska at Kearney P, 1999.

Immortelles.Reynolds Chair Books, U of Nebraska at Kearney P, 1999.

We Did Not Fear the Father. Reynolds Chair Books, U of Nebraska at Kearney P, 1999.

As the Lilac Burned the Laurel Grew. Reynolds Chair Books, U of Nebraska at Kearney P, 1999.

Darvil, St Andrews P, 1993

Town Clock Burning, St Andrews P, 1985 (reprinted by Carnegie Mellon UP in the Classic Contemporaries Series, 1991)

ANTHOLOGIES

American Poets Against the War, Metropolitan Arts Press, Ltd, 2007.

Making Arguments About Literature. Bedford/St Martin's, 2005, "We Did Not Fear The Father."

Making Literature Matter: An Anthology for Readers and Writers. Bedford/St Martin's, 2002, 2003, "We Did Not Fear The Father."

Best American Poetry 2003, Scribner's, "The Vagrant Hours"

Best American Poetry 2000, Scribner's, "We Did Not Fear The Father"

The Best of The Prose Poem: An International Journal. Providence College, 2000.

The State of Poetry: 100 Years of North Carolina Poetry. Carolina Academic Press, 1999.

Emily Dickinson Award Anthology. Universities West Press, 1996.

Poems of Life and Death by New Southern Writers. Xavier University Press, 1995, "Immortelles"

Contemporary American Poetry on Race. Wayne State University Press, 1993, "Letters to America"

A New Geography of Poets

The Carnegie Mellon Anthology of Poetry, Ed by Gerald Costanzo and Jim Daniels, Carnegie-Mellon UP, 1993.

"Darvil's Muse," Weymouth Anthology

"Requiem for the Twenty First Century," The Poem Could Not Contain Itself

La Carta de Oliver

Poetry Live, Noth Carolina Public Television

POEMS

"We Did Not Fear the Father", Georgia Review, Summer 1999

"To a Young Child Waking," "The Maiden's Psalm," "Thieves in the Sanctuary of James Baldwin," "Rite-of-Passage," "Darvil Rides a Subway in New York City," "Dog Tag Rag," "Darvil and the 4th of July," Colorado Review

"The Blues Guitar," Loblolly

"Darvil Meets James Brown in Harlem and New Orleans," Callaloo

"The Ghost of South Africa," Spectator Triad

"The Mad Song of Darvil," The Arts Journal

Poems in The American Poetry Review, Georgia Review, International Poetry Review, The Huron Review, Plein Chant, Prairie Schooner, Nebraska Review, Mississippi Review, and elsewhere, including eleven anthologies.

AWARDS

Center for Writers and Mississippi Review Poetry Awards. University of Southern Mississippi, 2002, "The Vagrant Hours"

Center for Writers and Mississippi Review Poetry Awards. University of Southern Mississippi, 2000.

Research Services Council summer grant (U of Nebraska — Kearney)

Paul Reynolds Endowed Chair in Poetry (U of Nebraska — Kearney)

MacDowell Fellowship, 1996

Individual Artist Award in Poetry, Connecticut Commission on the Arts, for manuscript-in-progress Hollow Ground

The Writer's Voice/Open Voice Poetry Award [for "On Being Invisible (For Ralph Ellison)"], 1996

The Mary Carolyn Davis Award from the Poetry Society of America (for "Born on a River"), 1990

Commissioned Libretto, "Born on a River," Thirty Piece Orchestra and Choir Wilmington, North Carolina's 250th Anniversary, Thalian Hall, Mary 18, 1989

Randall Jarrell Poetry Prize for "The Writer at His Desk," 1985

O Henry Festival Literary Awards, Greensboro Historical Museum, 1985

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