Nebraska Authors

Rick Marlatt

Places Lived


Author Of

  • Poetry


B.A. in English Language Arts Education, University of Nebraska, Kearney
M.A. in English, University of Nebraska, Kearney
M.F.A. In Creative Writing, UC Riverside



Places Worked

University of Nebraska, Lincoln


Seven Circle Press Poetry Award, 2010, How We Fall Apart
Standing Rock Cultural Art Prize, 2012, Desired Altitude


November Father. 2013.
Desired Altitude. 2012.
How We Fall Apart. 2012.

Poetry featured in:
The Rattling Wall
The New York Quarterly
Primer Number Magazine

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