Nebraska Center for Writers

Chimney Rock Selected Publications
of Denise Banker


Swimming the Colorado. Empty Bowl Press, 2012.


"A Grackle Feeds Its Baby in the Yard," Midwest Quarterly, 2011
"Pastoral," Natural Bridge, 2011
"Attachments," "Today He Considers Beauty," Dirtcakes, 2011.
"Elan Vital," Poetry Daily, February 18, 2012.
"Thank You Note to Lott's Wife," "Love Note," Prairie Schooner. 2006.
"Winter Still Life," "Hoarfrost," Plainsong Review. 2005.
"Surviving at Great Cost," Crazy Woman Creek. Houghton Mifflin, 2004.
"Her Poker Eyes", "Working Late," Times of Sorrow Times of Grace. Backwaters Press, 2002.
"Early Spring in Eastern Nebraska”, Potato Eyes Literary Arts Journal. Spring, 2000.


"Too Real For Fiction: Abortion Themes in YA Literature." The ALAN Review 23.1 (Fall 1995): 19-23.


Executive Director's Guest Fellowship, Civitella Ranieri Center, Umbertide, Italy, 2009
Dudley Bailey Fellowship, University of Nebraska — Lincoln, 2005
Louise VanSickle Award for Creative and Academic Achievement, University of Nebraska — Lincoln, 2004
Gaffney/Academy of American Poets Award, University of Nebraska — Lincoln, 2002
Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award, David City Booster Club, David City Public Schools, David City, NE 1996

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