Works

October 2018

FEATURE/Q&A INTERVIEW - Meet the Members: Bobby Horecka | Writers League of Texas | Published in Scribe, a news blog

October 2018

STORY - "Lubbock 1974" in Amarillo Bay Magazine, put out by Englsh faculty at University of South Carolina in Aiken, S.C.

May 2018

STORY - "Mr. Man Candy" in Bluestem Magazine put out by English faculty at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Ill. since 1968.

May 2018

POEM - "Hipster Jesus," award winner in Las Positas College's Annual Poetry competition, claiming second place out of the 700 submitted from every continent but Antarctica. It was also featured in LPC's Havik anthology entitled Rise.

May 2018

POEM - "Hap.Haz.Ard" in LPC’s 2018 Havik Anthology entiled Rise published by Las Positas College's creative writing students and faculty in Livermore, Calif.

May 2018

POEM - "Why You (Dis)sin?" in Alchemy Magazine put out by creative writing students and faculty at Portland Community College in Portland, Ore.

May 2018

POEM - "My Little Girl" in Alchemy Magazine put out by Portland Community College in Portland, Ore.

June 2019

STORY EXCERPT - "Mr. Man Candy" in Down in the Dirt Magazine, one of several publications put out by the Chicago-based Scars Publications.

June 2019

STORY - "The Legend of Chunk" in Down in the Dirt Magazine, one of several Chicago-based Scars Publications.

July 2018

FEATURE/GUEST BLOG - Q&A with Bobby Horecka, a indepth Q&A with Australian writer, educator and activist Clancy Tucker’s Blog, published in Melborne, Australia.

July 2018

POEM - "Cold Summer Showers" on Typishly.com, an online literary magazine, and winner of its 29th Writing Challenge since first launching in November 2017, where writers are given a brief list of words to include within their creative works.

February 2019

STORY: "Forget the Alamo" in The Ocotillo Review, put out by the Austin-based Kallisto Gaia Press.

August 2018

STORY - "The Legend of Chunk" in the Central Texas Writer's Society's 2018 inagural anthology published by CTWS Founder Nicole Betts in Copperas Cove, Texas (ISBN 978172561636).

2008

BOOK - Winds of Change: Farm Bureau Turns 75 in Texas, a 100-page photo history of an institution by Bobby Horecka (author, editor and photo contributor).

1994

BOOK - Conversations with Louise Erdrich and Michael Dorris by Allan Chavkin and Nancy Feyl Chavkin and published by Mississippi University Press. Credited as an undergraduate editorial assistant in the book's Acknowledgements for helping transcribe and edit several hours of taped interviews with the authors.

1993

BOOK - Being in the World: An Environmental Reader for Writers, a first of its kind anthology by Scott Slovic and Terrell Dixon published by Prentice Hall. Credited as an undergraduate editorial assitant in the book's Acknowledgments for securing permissions for all its writings, all in what was then an emerging literary field that came to be called environmental literature, or simply, nature writing.

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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