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Ted Kooser, U.S. Poet Laureate (2004-2006), is a professor of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
— biography from The Poetry Home Repair Manual: Practical Advice for Beginning Poets
Delights and Shadows 570 copies, 14 reviews
House Held Up by Trees 197 copies, 20 reviews
Flying At Night: Poems 1965-1985 180 copies, 5 reviews
Valentines 96 copies, 4 reviews
Bag in the Wind 90 copies, 6 reviews
The Blizzard Voices 68 copies, 1 review
Splitting an Order 65 copies, 2 reviews
Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (Contributor, some editions) 863 copies, 7 reviews
Poetry 180: A Turning Back to Poetry (Contributor) 700 copies, 9 reviews
180 More: Extraordinary Poems for Every Day (Contributor) 330 copies, 9 reviews
The Best American Essays 2005 (Contributor) 328 copies, 1 review
The Art of Losing (Contributor) 172 copies, 20 reviews
The Best American Poetry 2003 (Contributor) 162 copies, 1 review
The Spoken Word Revolution Redux (Contributor) 80 copies, 2 reviews
The Hungry Ear: Poems of Food and Drink (Contributor) 58 copies, 1 review
A Good Man: Fathers and Sons in Poetry and Prose (Contributor) 19 copies, 1 review
Onthebus No. 8 and 9 (Contributor) 6 copies
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