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 , The Yale Review, Poetry, Commonwealth, The Southern Review and The Hudson Review. Recent stories have appeared in The Missouri Review, The Sewanee Review, Shenandoah, and Ascent. 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)