Grace Bauer

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Grace Bauer is an American poet. She lives in Nebraska, grew up in Pennsylvania and has also lived in New Orleans, Montana, Virginia and Massachusetts.[1]

Education and Awards[edit]

Bauer received her MFA in Poetry from the University of Massachusetts Amherst's MFA Program for Poets & Writers, where she won the Academy of American Poets Prize. Her other awards include an Individual Artist's Grant from the Virginia Commission for the Arts, a Diggs Teaching Scholar Award and Women's Research Institute Grant from Virginia Tech, the Irene Leache Poetry Prize, a Nebraska Arts Council Award, and fellowships from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. She also won the 1999 Snail's Pace Press Chapbook Competition)[1]


She has taught at the University of Nebraska — Lincoln since 1994, where she serves as Coordinator of Creative Writing and as a reader for Prairie Schooner.[1]


  • Where You've Seen Her (Pennywhistle Press, 1993)
  • The House Where I've Never Lived (Anabiosis P, 1993)
  • The Women at the Well (Portals Press, 1997)
  • Field Guide to the Ineffable: Poems on Marcel Duchamp
  • Beholding Eye (Custom Words, 2006)
  • Umpteen Ways of Looking at a Possum: Creative and Critical Responses to Everette Maddox (Xavier Review Press, Fall 2006).
  • Retreats and Recognitions (Lost Horse Press, 2007)[2]

Other publications[edit]

Bauer has been published in DoubleTake, Poetry, South Dakota Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, Southern Poetry Review, New Orleans Review, and elsewhere.[2]


  1. ^ a b c Profile at Nebraska Center for Writers
  2. ^ a b Website at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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