Nebraska Center for Writers

Chimney Rock Selected Publications
of Nancy McCleery


Girl Talk. Backwaters Press, 2002.

Blown Roses. Bradypress, 2001. (With linocuts by Jaime Hackbart)

Polar Lights. Transient Press, 1994.

Staying The Winter. Harry Duncan, The Cummington Press, 1987.

Postcards from London, with photos by Julie Baugnet. The Red Press, 1985.

Night Muse. Uintah Press, 1981.


The Decade Dance

Hunger and Dream

Forty Nebraska Poets

Inroads in the Dreamlight

Poetry and Prose International Anthology

Times of Sorrow, Times of Grace. Backwaters Press, 2002.

Windflower Home Almanac


Alaska Quarterly Review, Cafe Solo, Calyx, Cutbank, Hyperion, Inroads, Kansas Quarterly, Many Mountains Moving, Many Voices, NEW, One Song, Orca, Pebble, Periodical of Art in Nebraska, permafrost, Plains Songs Review, Portland Review, Saltillo, Silver Vain, Whole Notes, Woman Poet — The Midwest, and Writers Forum


A Gift from the River. With Nebraska composer Robert Walters. Performances in Brownville, Hasting, Lincoln, Omaha, 1976, 2004; also various California and Wyoming sites; and Oslo, Norway; Lincoln, NE, 1979.

Rituals for Thanksgiving Celebration, Unitarian Church, Lincoln, 1978

Nine Musical Pieces for Soprano Voice, 1984.


Two poems appeared on broadside from bradypress and Sandhills Press; others in mixed-media installations: "Runes and Ruins" with video, in collaboration with visual artist David Edlefsen and with dancers, Visual Arts Center, Anchorage, Alaska, November 1987; "Women, Fire and Dangerous Things," by visual artist Nancy Childs, Lincoln, Nebraska, Summer 1993; and "Girl Talk," produced by Judy Hart, actor, and Nancy Marshall, musician, Lincoln, Nebraska, March 1995.


Travel Grants, Alaska State Council on the Arts, 1978, 1982, and 1987

Individual Artist Fellowships in Literature, Alaska State Council on the Arts, 1981 and 1986.

Individual Artist Fellowship, Nebraska Arts Council, 1995

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