Nebraska Center for Writers

Chimney Rock Selected Publications
of Lee Martin


The Bright Forever. Shaye Areheart Books, 2005.

Turning Bones. U of Nebraska Press, 2003.

Quakertown. Plume, 2002.

Passing the Word: Writers on Their Mentors (anthology), Ed Lee Martin & Jeffrey Skinner

From Our House (memoir), EP Dutton, 2000

The Least You Need to Know (stories), Sarabande Books, 1996


"When You Have to Go There," The Journal, 24:1, Spring 2000

"The End of Sorry," Prairie Schooner, 70:1, 1996, 128-44

"The Least You Need to Know," New England Review, 16.1, 1994, 34-40

"Light Opera," The Georgia Review, 49, 1995, 403-25

"Secrets," Glimmer Train Stories

"Small Facts," Yankee

"The Welcome Table," DoubleTake, 2:2, 1996, 99-105


"My Other, My Self: Participants and Spectators in the Undergraduate Fiction Writing Workshop," Teaching Writing Creatively, Boynton/Cook, 1997

"My Name Is: Voice and Identity in the Multicultural Writing Workshop," Nebraska Humanities, 4.1, 1994, 11-13


National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, 1999

Texas Writing Fellowship, The Texas Commission on the Arts, 1999

Winner, Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction, 1995 (selected by Amy Bloom)

Nominee, Pulitzer Prize

Nominee, National Book Award

Master Award, Individual Artist Fellowship in Fiction, Nebraska Arts Council, 1995

Individual Artist Fellowship, Virginia Commission for the Arts, 1995

Associated Writing Programs Short Fiction Prize, 1995 (refused)

Individual Artist Fellowship in Fiction, Ohio Arts Council, 1987

Individual Artist Fellowship in Fiction, Tennessee Arts Commission, 1989

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