Bruce Ducker

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Bruce Ducker (born 1938) is an American novelist, short story writer, and poet.

Ducker has written eight novels and a volume of short stories. His poetry and short fiction appear in such journals as The New Republic[1] , The Yale Review,[2] Poetry,[3] Commonwealth,[4][disambiguation needed] The Southern Review[5] and The Hudson Review.[6] Recent stories have appeared in The Missouri Review, The Sewanee Review, Shenandoah,[7] and Ascent.[8] His most recent books are his eighth novel, Dizzying Heights from Fulcrum, which was nominated for the James Thurber Prize for American Humor); and The Home Pool: Stories of Fly Fishing and Lesser Passions, with illustrations by Western artist Duke Beardsley from Stackpole Books.


  • Home Pool: Stories of Fly Fishing and Lesser Passions" (Stackpole Books, 2008)
  • Dizzying Heights: The Aspen Novel (Fulcrum Books, 2008)
  • Mooney in Flight (MacAdam/Cage, 2003)
  • Bloodlines (Permanent Press, 2000)
  • Lead Us Not Into Penn Station (Permanent Press, 1995)
  • Marital Assets (Permanent Press, 1993)
  • Bankroll (E. P. Dutton, 1989)
  • Failure at the Mission Trust (Freundlich Books, 1986)
  • Rule by Proxy (Crown, 1975)

See also[edit]

  • Gordon Lish (Bruce Ducker is a former protégé of Lish)


  1. ^ Ducker, Bruce (April 21, 2010). "To an Old Man Dying". The New Republic. 
  2. ^ The Yale Review. 81:2. 1993.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ Poetry Magazine. May 1991 – August 1992.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ Commonwealth. February 12, 1992.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ Southern Review. 43:3. 2007.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. ^ Hudson Review. LIX (4). 2007.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  7. ^ "The Iceman". Retrieved 19 May 2014. 
  8. ^ "Private Lives". 

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