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Grace Bauer. Courtesy Nebraska Center for Writers.

Grace Bauer is an American poet and academic.


She grew up in Pennsylvania and has also lived in New Orleans, Montana, Virginia and Massachusetts.[1]


Bauer received her M.F.A. in Poetry from the University of Massachusetts Amherst's MFA Program for Poets & Writers, where she won the Academy of American Poets Prize.


She has taught since 1994 at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, where she serves as Coordinator of Creative Writing and as a reader for Prairie Schooner.[1] Bauer has been published in DoubleTake, Poetry, South Dakota Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, Southern Poetry Review, New Orleans Review, and elsewhere.[2]

She lives in Nebraska.


Her 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]



  • Where You've Seen Her (chapbook). Santa Fe, NM: Pennywhistle Press, 1993.
  • The House Where I've Never Lived: Poems (chapbook). North Point, FL: Anabiosis Press, 1993.
  • The Women at the Well Pems and a revelation. New Orleans, LA: Portals Press, 1997.
  • Field Guide to the Ineffable: Poems on Marcel Duchamp (chapbook). Cambridge, NY: Snail's Pace Press, 2000.
  • Beholding Eye. Cincinnati, OH: CustomWords, 2006.
  • Retreats and Recognitions. Sandpoint, ID: Lost Horse Press, 2007.
  • Cafe Culture. Imaginary Friend Press, 2013.[3]
  • Nowhere All at Once. Nagodoches, TX: Stephen F. Austin State University Press, 2014.


  • Umpteen Ways Of Looking At A Possum: Creative and critical responses to Everette Maddox (edited with Julie Kane). New Orleans, LA: Xavier Review Press, 2006.

Except where noted, bibliographical information courtesy WorldCat.[4]

See also[]


Common Law by Grace Bauer


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Grace Bauer, Nebraska Center for Writers, Creighton University, Web, Aug. 5, 2012.
  2. Grace Bauer Professor, Department of English, University of Nebraska-Lincoln,, Web, Aug. 5, 2012.
  3. Grace Bauer, Poets & Writers. Web, Aug. 27, 2015.
  4. Search results = au:Grace Bauer, WorldCat, OCLC Online Computer Library Center Inc. Web, Aug. 27, 2015.

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