Nebraska Authors

Robert E. Ross

AKA: Bob

Born 1944

Author Robert E. Ross currently divides his time between San Antonio, Texas, and Ainsworth, Nebraska.

Places Lived

Ainsworth, NE
Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Poetry


Awarded an NEA fellowship in 1988
Fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown in 1987-88


Solitary Confinement: Poems. 1977.
Voices of the Plains. 1990. (audio cassette series)
In the Kingdom of Grass. 1992.
The Scarred Woman. (A novel published online, serially, in the online magazine Invasive Thoughts)
Billy Above the Roofs. 2021.
Karla or the Weight Liftress. 2023.

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