Nebraska Center for Writers

Chimney Rock Selected Publications
of Marjorie Saiser


Fearing Water. Parallel Press, 2013.

Losing the Ring in the River. U of New Mexico P, 2013.

Beside You at the Stoplight. The Backwaters Press, 2010.

Road Trip: Conversations with Writers. Backwaters Press, 2003.

Moving On. Lone Willow Press, 2002.

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

Lost in Seward County. Backwaters Press, 2001.

Bones of a Very Fine Hand. Backwaters Press, 1999.


"The Piano Tuner," The Laurel Review, vol. 30, no. 1 (Winter, 1996), 12. "Washing the Walls," The Laurel Review, vol. 31, no. 2 (Summer, 1997), 87. "You Wonder Why We Don't Get Along," The Laurel Review, vol. 36, no. 1 (Winter, 2002), 38.

Prairie Schooner, Georgia Review, Zone 3, CrazyHorse, Cream City Review, Cumberland Poetry Review, Cimarron Review, Crazy Horse, Laurel Review, Madison Review, The Denny Poems, Sow's Ear Review, Whole Notes, Yarrow


Woven on the Wind. Houghton Mifflin, 2001.

Plains Sense of Things 2: Eight Poets from Lincoln, NE. Sandhills Press, 1997.

Leaning into the Wind. Houghton Mifflin, 1997.

Wellsprings. University of Nebraska — Kearney, 1995.

Adjoining Rooms. Platte Valley Press, 1985.

All My Grandmothers Could Sing. Free Rein Press, 1980.

PlainSense. Sandhills Press, 1980.


Winner, Nebraska Book Award for Best Anthology, 2004 (for Road Trip)

Winner, Nebraska Book Award for Best Cover Design/Illustration, 2004 (for Road Trip)

Winner, Best Cover Design/Illustration, Nebraska Book Awards, Nebraska Center for the Book, 2003. For Times of Sorrow, Times of Grace

Poetry Honor Book, Nebraska Book Awards, Nebraska Center for the Book, 2003. For Times of Sorrow, Times of Grace

Special Mention, Pushcart Prize, 2003

Nominee, Pushcart Prize, by the editors of Prairie Schooner, 2002

Nebraska Book Award for Poetry, 2000 (for Bones of a Very Fine Hand)

Merit Award, Nebraska Arts Council, 2000

Literary Heritage Award, Nebraska Literary Heritage Association, 1999

Vreelands Award, University of Nebraska — Lincoln.

Academy of American Poets Competition, University of Nebraska — Lincoln

Finalist, Robert Penn Warren Prize

Finalist, New Letters Literary Award

Nominee, Pushcart Prize, 1995, by the editors of Poets On

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