Works

2009

The Long Way Home: The Best of the Little Red Book Series — 1998-2008

2004

Cells

2002

Artifacts

1999

Never-Ending Cigarettes

1999

Shadows Before the Maiming

1999

Hang Gliding on X

1999

The Napalmed Soul

1999

Shrapnel

1998

Scream When You Burn

1996

Target Practice

1995

Places

1994

Binge

1994

Distant Visions, Again and Again

1993

Grungy Ass Swaying

1993

Junction City

1993

Industrial Madness (2nd ed.)

1992

Dancing with the Lights Out

1992

endless cry of the dead and dying

1991

Street Poems

1991

Industrial Madness

Awards and Recognition

  • President's Special Award for Outstanding Achievement. Society for Technical Communication (STC), 1999.
  • Works Held in Over 400 Special Collections, Rare Books & Manuscript Libraries Around the World. Examples include Yale University Library Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, UC Berkeley Libraries Bancroft Library Special Collections, Cambridge University Libraries Special Collections, Leabharlann UCD James Joyce Library, Special Collections, UC San Francisco Parnassus Kalmanovitz Library, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München University library, Brown University John Hay Library, Harris Collection of American Poetry and Plays, University of Buffalo/SUNY Special Collections & Special Collections Poetry Periodical Collection, University of London Senate House Library, the Huntington Library Rare Book Collection & the University of Texas Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center Library (HRC). Works held in at least 10 national libraries, including the National Library of Scotland, National Library of Finland, Biblioteca Nacional De Espana – Madrid & Bibliothequen nationale de France.
  • Places (Sterling House, 1995) nominated for Pulitzer Prize in Literature

Press and Media Mentions

Gretchen VanOstrand

Location

McSherrystown, PA

Category

Business & Technology, Horror / Thriller, Poetry, General Non-Fiction, Essays