Works

Since late January2018

In addition to countless newspaper articles, columns, features, editorials and photographs, I've also worked on some longer book-length works and landed a few individual poems, stories and author questionaires in literary/organizational publications, both here in the United States as well as in Australia. Thehy include the following:

October 2018

Feature: Meet the Members: Bobby Horecka | Writers League of Texas | Scribe, the WLT's online news blog | Austin, Texas

October 2018

Short Story: "Lubbock 1974" coming soon to Amarillo Bay | University of South Carolina

May 2018

Short Story: Mr. Man Candy | Bluestem Magazine | Eastern Illinois University | Charleston, Ill.

May 2018

Poem: Hipster Jesus | Las Positas College's anthology Rise

May 2018

Poem: Hap.Haz.Ard | LPC’s Havik Anthology Rise | Las Positas College | Livermore, Calif.

May 2018

Poem: Why You (Dis)sin? | Alchemy | Portland Community College | Portland, Ore.

May 2018

Poem: My Little Girl | Alchemy | Portland Community College | Portland, Ore.

July 24, 2018

Poem: Cold Summer Showers | Typishly .com | July 2018 Writing Challenge Winner

July 23, 2018

Guest Blog: Q&A with Bobby Horecka | Clancy Tucker’s Blog | Victoria, Australia

December 2008

Book: Winds of Change | Farm Bureau Turns 75 in Texas, a 100-page photo history of an instititution | By Bobby Horecka (author, editor and photo contributor) | Texas Farm Bureau | Waco, Texas

Aug. 29, 2018

Short Story: The Legend of Chunk | CTWS's Inaugural Anthology Writers from the Heart of Texas and Beyond | Central Texas Writer's Society | ISBN 978172561636 | Copperas Cove, Texas

1994

Book: Conversations with Louise Erdrich and Michael Dorris | By Allan Chavkin and Nancy Feyl Chavkin | University of Mississippi Press | 1994 | I'm acknowledged as an undergraduate editorial assistant for helping transcribe and edit several hours of taped interviews with the authors

1993

Book: Being in the World, An Environmental Reader for Writers | Anthology by Scott Slovic and Terrell Davis | Prentice Hall | I'm credited as an undergraduate editorial assitant for securing permissions for all its writings, all in what was then an emerging literary field that came to be called environmental literature

Awards and Recognition

  • 2018 Inducted to Sigma Alpha Pi Honor Society for academic excellence in the University of Houston-Victoria's MFA creative writing program
  • 2017 Inducted into Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society for academic excellence in the University of Houston-Victoria's MFA creative writing program
  • 2016 Awarded International Papers Scholarship by former University of Houston-Victoria President Vic Morgan.
  • 2010 Best Public Relations Campaign, American Farm Bureau Federation, Washington, D.C.
  • 2009 Best Feature Story, Best News Story, Best Single Photograph, Best Video News Story, and Best Internet Feature, American Farm Bureau Federation, Washington, D.C.
  • 2008 Honorable Mention Best News Series, American Farm Bureau Federation, Washington, D.C.
  • 2007 Honorable Mention Best News Story, Honorable Mention Best Single Photograph, American Farm Bureau Federation, Washington, D.C.
  • 2006 Honorable Mention Best News Story, American Farm Bureau Federation, Washington, D.C.
  • 2005 Best News Story, Best Feature Story, Best News Coverage, Best Editorial Writing, Best Headline Writing, Best Feature Photo, Best News Photo, Best Special Section, Best Page Design, Best Advertising Campaign and the General Excellence Award, Texas Press Association, for work done as editor of The Sealy News (Sealy, Texas)
  • 2001 Best Team Reporting Award, Texas Associated Press Managing Editors Association, for work done at the Abilene Reporter-News (Abilene, Texas)
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