Nebraska Center for Writers

Chimney Rock Selected Publications
of Robert Vivian


Water And Abandon, University of Nebraska Press (Flyover Fiction Series), 2012.

The Least Cricket of Evening, University of Nebraska Press, 2011.

Another Burning Kingdom, University of Nebraska Press, 2011.

Lamb Bright Saviors. University of Nebraska Press, 2010.

The Mover of Bones, University of Nebraska Press, 2006.

Cold Snap as Yearning, University of Nebraska Press, 2001.


"Working in the Jewish Cemetery" Ascent, forthcoming.

"Hotel Auschwtiz," First Intensity.

"The Lord Stopped the Bleeding," The Long Story, forthcoming.

Other essays in Another Chicago Magazine, Creative Nonfiction, Fourth Genre, Fugue, Georgia Review, Harper's, Hunger Mountain, Janus Head, Marlboro Review, Massachusetts Review, Mid-American Review, North Dakota Quarterly, Onset Review, Prairie Schooner, Puerto del Sol, Redwood Coast Review, River Teeth, Salt Hill, Seneca Review, South Dakota Review, StringTown, Sycamore Review, Words


Agni, Alaska Quarterly Review, Berkeley Fiction Review, Bullfight, Dispatch Detroit, Drunken Boat, Fugue, Glimmertrain, Jabberwock, The MacGuffin, New Intensity, New Millenium, North American Review, Oyez Review, Snow Monkey, Terminus, Turnrow, Watchword Press, Word Riot.


Columbia Poetry Review, New York Quarterly, Cross Currents, Spinning Jenny


Adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's Ghosts for Studio Arena Theatre in Buffalo, New York, February, 2006.

Something Is Wrong, Blue Barn Theater, Omaha, NE; Paris, Fall, 2000.

Twenty-five plays have been produced in New York City


Notable Essays in Best American Essays, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005.

Four monologues from Something is Wrong and three from Murmurs of California published in the The Best Men's and Women's Monologues of 1998.

The Best Men and Women Stage Monologues of 1996, 1997


Finalist, Iowa Short Fiction Award, 2004 (for his collection Eating the Bible).

Notable Essays, Best American Essays. Houghton Mifflin, 2004.

Society of Midland Authors Awards in Nonfiction, 2002 (for Cold Snap as Yearning)

Nebraska Book Award for Nonfiction, 2002, (for Cold Snap as Yearning).

Nebraska Arts Fellowship in Playwrighting.

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