Nebraska Center for Writers

Chimney Rock Selected Publications
of Allan Vorda


Face to Face: Interviews with Contemporary Novelists, Rice University Press, 1993(distributed by Texas A&M Press). (Interviews include Ron Hansen, Robert Stone, Kazuo Ishiguro, Jamaica Kincaid, Max Apple, Marilynne Robinson, Cristina Garcia, Greg Bear, and Hubert Selby.

Psychedelic Psounds: Interviews from A to Z with ‘60s Psychedelic and Garage Bands, Borderline Productions, UK, 1994 (Interviews include Ted Nugent & the Amboy Dukes, Big Brother & the Holding Company, Arhtur Brown, Bubble Puppy, Buckinghams, Coachmen, Fever Tree, Josefus, Kingsmen, Love, ? and the Mysterians, Seeds, Small Faces, 13th Floor Elevators, Turtles, Vanilla Fudge, and Zephyr) NOTE: Coachmen were from Lincoln-Omaha area in mid-‘60s and had a hit single with “Mr. Moon.” Original interview published in DISCoveries magazine and later in (excerpt format) Omaha World-Herald.


“Variations on a Theme by Kenneth Koch on a theme by William Carlos Williams” and “I Quit,” Grain of Sand (University of Nebraska — Omaha, 1973 and 1974).


“Sad Memory,” North Dakota Quarterly

“Zero Certainty,” Aethlon: Journal of Sport Literature (fictionalized account of death of David Bremser, son of Lyell Bremser, the late Cornhusker announcer for KFAB known as “Mr. Football” in Nebraska)

“Crossing the South China Sea,” Calyx


“Fact vs. Fiction: A Look at Dizzy Dean and John Barth,” Aethlon: Journal of Sport Literature, Spring 1988

Interview with Ron Hansen, Sonora Review, Spring 1987.

Review of Ron Hansen’s Mariette in Ecstasy, The Bloomsbury Review

Review of Ron Hansen’s Atticus, Houston Chronicle

Interviews with Kazuo Ishiguro, Jamaica Kincaid, and Robert Stone, special publication of Mississippi Review

Interview with Max Apple, Michigan Quarterly Review (reprinted in New Letters

Interviews with novelists have appeared in Michigan Quarterly Review, Literary Review, Sonora Review, New Letters, Extrapolation, and Mississippi Review

Dozens of interviews published in DISCoveries, Relix, and Cum Notis Variorum (University of California — Berkeley).


Interview with Max Apple, Writers and Their Craft, Wayne State University Press


Nominee, Pushcart Prize (for "Sad Memory")

Winner, Best Short Fiction, Houston Cultural Arts Council, 1993 ($4,000 prize for "Sad Memory")

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