Nebraska Center for Writers

Chimney Rock Selected Publications
of Jim Cihlar


Rancho Nostalgia. Dream Horse Press, 2013.

City Full of Eyes. Wordrunner, 2012.

Metaphysical Bailout. Pudding House, 2010.

Undoing. Little Pear Press, 2008.


Regrets Only. Little Pear Press.

Aunties: 35 Writers Celebrate Their Other Mother, edited by Ingrid Sturgis. Ballantine.

Nebraska Presence. Backwaters Press.

White Ink. Demeter Press.


“Lessons,” Prairie Schooner, forthcoming.

“How and When to Say Good-bye,” Wisconsin River Valley Journal, Summer 1998.

“Lincoln Avenue,”

Minnesota Monthly, June 1998.

“Blank Spaces,” ArtWord Quarterly, Spring 1998.

“What I Know and Did Not Know,” Northeast, January 1998.

“The Estate Auction,” The James White Review, Spring 1997.

“Then a Game of Dodge Ball,” Wisconsin River Valley Journal, Autumn 1996.

“Here and There,” City Pages, Wausau, Wisconsin, April 12-18, 1996.

“Walking Home,” Nebraska Poets Calendar, Black Star Publishing, January 1996.

“Marking Time,” Joy of the Journey, Golden Apple Press, Summer 1995.

“Under the Bed,” Midwest Poetry Review, July 1995.

“Bare Bones,” Midwest Quarterly, Summer 1995.

“Jumping Down,” Midwest Poetry Review, April 1993.

“The Boy Who Lives in the Back Yard,” Plainsongs, Spring 1993.

“Lamp, Vase, Mirror,” Whole Notes, Spring 1993.

“Losing,” Leaves of Grass, February 1993, No 34.

“To Execute,” Plainsongs, Fall 1992.

“Euphoria,” Leaves of Grass, November 1991, No 19.

“The Psychologist,” Bitterroot, Winter 1990-1991, Vol XXX, No 99.

“Hanging On,” Whole Notes, Fifth Anniversary Issue 1989, Vol 5, No 2.

“Half-dead Pigeon in a Warehouse Parking Lot,” Plainsongs, Winter 1989, Vol 9, No 2.


Semi-finalist, Discovery/The Nation Award

Finalist, Frank O’Hara Award Chapbook Competition, Thorngate Road Press, April 1998

Academy of American Poets Award, First Place, 1988

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