Nance Van Winckel

Every Good Kneeler Knows Her Ground


You Are Mistaken

Nance Van Winckel is the author of five books of fiction, most recently Ever Yrs, a novel in the form of a scrapbook (Twisted Road Publications, 2014) and Boneland: Linked Stories (University of Oklahoma Press, 2013). Pacific Walkers, her sixth collection of poems,  (University of Washington Press, 2014) and BOOK OF NO LEDGE (Pleiades Press Visual Poetry Series, 2016) are her most recent books of poems.

Van Winckel is on the faculties of Eastern Washington University's Inland Northwest Center for Writers and Vermont College of Fine Arts' MFA in Writing Program. She's the recipient of two NEA poetry fellowships, the Paterson Fiction Prize, the American Short Fiction Award, Poetry Society of America's Gordon Barber Poetry Award, a Christopher Isherwood Fiction Fellowship, and three Pushcart Prizes.