Nebraska Center for Writers

Chimney Rock Selected Publications
of Fredrick Zydek


The Songs of Angels. CreateSpace, 2013.

Journey to the River. CreateSpace, 2012.

The Button Box. CreatSpace, 2012.

The Conception Abbey Poems, CreateSpace, 2011 (3rd edition)

Learning the Ways of the Coyote, Rag and Bone Books, 2010.

Charles Taze Russell: The Man, The Message and The Millennium, Winthrop Press, 2010.

T'Kopachuck: The Buckley Poems, Winthrop Press, 2009.

This is Not a Prayer, Pudding House, 2004.

Stumbling Through the Stars. Holmes House Publications, 2004.

Dreaming on the Other Side of Time, Holmes House Publications, 2003.

Ending the Fast, Yellow Barn Press, 1984

Lights Along the Missouri, University of Omaha Press, 1979

Storm Warning, 1983


"Dreams That Lose Their Way" and "Finding a Toad in the Garden," 42nd Parallel, #1 2002.

"Abbey Tombstones" and "Conception Abbey," America

"Winter in the Abbey Garden," The Critic

"Icon of St Francis" and "Grotto: Conception Abbey," Prairie Messenger

"Basilica: Conception Abbey" and "Retreat at Conception Abbey," Sisters Today

"Easter Mass," Windsor Review

"Lauds at Conception Abbey," Literature and Belief

Poems in The Antioch Review, Cimmaron Review, The Hollins Critic, The Journal, Nebraska Life, New England Review, Nimrod, Poetry, Prairie Schooner, Poetry Northwest, Yankee, and elsewhere.


"Mary in the Abbey Garden" selected to represent the 20th century in Augustana College's Marian Millennial celebration.

The Hart Crane Poetry Award

The Sarah Foley O'Loughlen Literary Award for “Songs from the Quinault Valley,” America

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