Muses Review Award, Best Nature Poem of the Year, for The Lake in Winter, Muses Review (San Jose, CA, 2005)
Muses Review Award, Best Poem of the Year, for For The Living Dead, Muses Review (San Jose, CA, 2007)
Purple Patch Award, Best Individual Overseas Collection of the Year, for For The Living Dead, Purple Patch (London, England, 2009)
Purple Patch Award, Best Individual Overseas Collection of the Year, for Catching the Light: 12 Haiku Sequences, Purple Patch (London, England, 2010)
Finalist, Rhysling Award, for Beyond Our Control, Science Fiction Poetry Association (Covina, CA, 2011)
Allen Ginsberg Award, for Shooting Lessons, Passaic County Poetry Center (Passaic Community College, 2012)
Finalist, Jeff Marks Memorial Poetry Prize, for Lifelines, December Magazine (St. Louis, MO, 2014)
Allen Ginsberg Award, for Paternity, Passaic County Poetry Center (Passaic Community College, 2017)
Pulitzer Prize, for The Last Balllet (1972), & For The Living Dead: New & Selected Poems (Columbia University, 2014)
National Book Award, for The Last Ballet (1972), For The Living Dead: New & Selected Poems (2014) & Invisible Wings (2019) (National Book Foundation, NYC)
Pushcart Prize, 20+ nominations for various poems and the essays The Poet Laureate: A Small Press Perspective (2007), The Potential of Poetry (2010) & Becoming A Poet: Muses and Mentors (2017)
Best of the Net, for the essay Beyond Imitation (2017)
Articles & Interviews About
“A Sane Poet In A Mad World,” by Pat Vogt. Emphasis, Volume 1, No. 6. Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1975.
“The Poet Is A Seer,” by Clarissa Lack. Lanthorn, Volume 9, No. 16. Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan, January 13, 1977.
“Eric Greinke’s Pilot Press Books,” by Charles L. P. Silet. Poet & Critic, Volume 10, No. 1. Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa,1977.
“The Abbey Interview: Eric Greinke,” by David Greisman. Abbey, Columbia, Maryland, March, 1977.
“Eric Greinke,” Contemporary Authors, Volumes 41-44, First Revision, Gale Research, Detroit, Michigan, 1978.
“Author Offers Fresh Perspective On Fishing,” The Rockford Squire, Rockford, Michigan, September 25, 2003.
“Local Author Explores Life’s Big Questions,” The Rockford Squire, Rockford, Michigan, June 17, 2004.
“Sea Dog,” by Gena Kaiser, The Grand Haven Tribune, Grand Haven, Michigan, August 3, 2004.
“A Place For Poets,” by Julie Bonner-Stevenson, The Grand Rapids Press, Grand Rapids, Michigan, October 30, 2005.
“Eric Greinke: An Overview,” by Hugh Fox, Iconoclast, Number 93, pages 72-80, Mohegan Lake, New York, 2006.
“A Short Interview With Eric Greinke,” Muses Review, www.musesreview.org., 2007.
“Interview with Eric Greinke”, by Gloria Mindock, Cervena Barva Press Newsletter, Somerville, Massachusetts, 2008.
“Nominee Interview for 4th Muses Poetry Prize (Winner of Best Poem of 2007 – For The Living Dead),” Muses Review, www.musesreview.org., 2008.
“Featured Poet Interview,” by John Amen, The Pedestal Magazine, Charlotte, North Carolina, 2008.
“Interview with Eric Greinke,” by Doug Holder, Boston Area Small Press and Poetry Scene/Wilderness House Literary Review, Boston, Massachusetts, 2009.
“Craft Interview with Eric Greinke,” by Tim McLafferty, Forge – An eclectic journal of modern story, culture, and art; NYC, NY, Lincoln, NE & London UK, 2016.