Nebraska Center for Writers

Chimney Rock Selected Publications
of William Kloefkorn


Alvin Turner As Farmer, Windflower P, 1977

Among the Living, Sandhills Press, 2000

Breathing in the Fullness of Time, U of Nebraska P, 2009

Collecting for the Wichita Beacon

Cottonwood County, with Ted Kooser, Windflower P, 1980

Covenants, Spoon River Poetry, 1996

Dragging Sand Creek for Minnows, Plains P, 1992

Drinking the Tin Cup Dry, White Pine P, 1989

Fielding Imaginary Grounders, Spoon River Press, 2000

Going Out, Coming Back, White Pine P, 1993


Houses and Beyond

Learning It, Dooryad P

Leaving Town

Let the Dance Begin

A Life Like Mine

loony, Apple P

Loup River Psalter, Spoon River Press, 2001

ludi, jr, Pentagram P, 1976

Not Such a Bad Place to Be

Out of Attica, Backwaters Press, 2008

Platte Valley Homestead

Sergeant Patrick Gass, Chief Carpenter: On the Trail with Lewis and Clark. Spoon River Poetry Press, 2002.


Sunrise, Dayglow, Sunset, Moon. Talking River Publications, 2004.

Tree House: New & Selected Poems, White Pine P, 1996

Uncertain the Final Run to Winter, Windflower P, 1974

Voyages to the Inland Sea, U of Wisconsin, 1977

Walking the Campus, Lone Willow P, 2003

Welcome to Carlos, Spoon River Press, 2000

Where the Visible Sun Is, Spoon River P


A Time to Sink Her Pretty Little Ship, Logan House Press, 1999

Shadow Boxer. Logan House Press, 2003.


At Home n This Moveable Earth. U of Nebraska Press, 2006.

Restoring the Burnt Child. U of Nebraska Press, 2003.

This Death by Drowning. U of Nebraska Press, 2001.


"We Don't Get Around Much Anymore," "Looking In," The Laurel Review, vol. 30, no. 2 (Summer, 1996), 100, 101. "Zoo Bar," "the New Jerusalem," The Laurel Review, vol. 32, no. 2 (Summer, 1998), 50, 52. "Organs," The Laurel Review, vol. 34, no. 2 (Summer, 2000), 94.

"Sister," "Funeral for a Young Man Who Died in His Sleep," The Laurel Review, vol. 36, no. 2 (Spring, 2002), 22, 23.

Apple, Aspen Anthology, Beloit Poetry Review, Calliope, Carolina Quarterly, Chowder Review, Columbia, Crazyhorse, Cream City Review, Cutbank, Dacotah Territory, December, Georgia Review, Great River Review, Hanging Loose, Hiram Poetry Review, Indiana Review, Ironwood, Kansas Quarterly, Karamu, Laurel Review, Long Pond Review, Midwest Quarterly, Mississippi Review, Montana Review Monmouth Review, Mustang Review, New Orleans Review, Ohio University Review, Pebble, Poem, Poet & Critic, Poetry NOW, Prairie Schooner, Saltillo, South Dakota Review, South Florida Poetry Journal, Spoon River Quarterly, West Branch, Whole Notes, Wisconsin Review, Zone 3


Plains Sense of Things 2: Eight Poets from Lincoln, Nebraska (features Behrendt, Strayer, Raz, Kloefkorn, Kooser, Saiser, Scheele, Hansen). Sandhills Press, 1997.

American Freeway, MaroVerlag, Augsburg, Germany, 1982

As Far As I Can See, Windflower P, 1989

Brother Songs, Holy Cow! P

A Geography of Poets, Bantam Books, 1979

Men and Women: Together and Alone

Minus 31 and the Wind Blowing, Alaska Pacific U P, 1980

On Common Ground: The Poetry of William Kloeflrorn, Ted Kooser, Greg Kuzma, and Don Welch, Sandhills P, 1983

The Sandhills and Other Geographies, Sandhills P

The Sandhills: II, Ally P


Winner, Nebraska Book Award for Non-Fiction, 2004 (for Restoring the Burnt Child)

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