Nebraska Authors

Denise Banker

Prior to her teaching career, Denise was a florist. Floristry is more than poetry. In her next book of poems, she hopes to convey, evoke this fact.

Places Lived

Seward, NE
Seattle, WA

Author Of

  • Poetry




University of Nebraska, Lincoln. PhD, 2005



Places Worked

Concordia University, Seward, NE
Private tutor, Seattle, WA


Executive Director's Guest Fellowship from Civitella Ranieri Foundation Umbertide, Italy
Gaffney/Academy of American Poets Award
Louise VanSickle Award
Dudley Bailey Fellowship


Crazy Woman Creek. 2004. (contributor)
Prairie Schooner Nebraska Presence. 2007. (contributor)
Midwest Quarterly. (contributor)
Natural Bridge. (contributor)
Swimming the Colorado. 2012.

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