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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 , The Yale Review, Poetry, Commonwealth,[disambiguation needed] 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)
- Gordon Lish (Bruce Ducker is a former protégé of Lish)
- Ducker, Bruce (April 21, 2010). "To an Old Man Dying". The New Republic.
- The Yale Review. 81:2. 1993. Missing or empty
- Poetry Magazine. May 1991 – August 1992. Missing or empty
- Commonwealth. February 12, 1992. Missing or empty
- Southern Review. 43:3. 2007. Missing or empty
- Hudson Review. LIX (4). 2007. Missing or empty
- "The Iceman". Retrieved 19 May 2014.
- "Private Lives".