Nebraska Center for Writers

Chimney Rock Selected Publications
of Jonis Agee


The River Wife. Random House, 2007.

Acts of Love on Indigo Road: New and Selected Stories. Coffee House Press, 2003.

Taking the Wall. Coffee House Press, 1999

The Weight of Dreams. Penguin, 1999

South of Resurrection. Penguin, 1997.

A .38 Special and a Broken Heart. Coffee House Press, 1995.

Strange Angels. Harperperennial, 1994.

My Mother's Hands. Bradypress, 1994.

Sweet Eyes. Harperperennial, 1991.

Bend This Heart. Coffee House Press, 1989.

Pretend We've Never Met. Coffee House Press, 1989.


Houses. Truck P, 1976.

Mercury. Coffee House P, 1981.


Border Crossings: A Minnesota Voices Project Reader. New Rivers Press, 1984


Stiller's Pond: New Fiction from the Upper Midwest. New Rivers Press, 1991.

These Women.


Colorado Review, Glitch, Orchid, Sing Heavenly Muse, Story Quarterly, Truck, and elsewhere


Now Write!. Tarcher/Penguin, 2006.

A Different Plain. U of Nebraska Press, 2004.

A Change in the Weather. Rhiannon Press

The Unmade Bed. HarperCollins, 1992


Mark Twain Award, Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature, 2008.

Best Novel of the Month, Book-of-the-Month Club, July 2007

Winner, Nebraska Book Award for Fiction, 2004 (for Acts of Love on Indigo Road)

Gold Award, Book of the Year Awards, ForeWord magazine in 2004. For Acts of Love on Indigo Road

Finalist, One Book-One Lincoln, 2003. For The Weight of Dreams

Merit Award, Nebraska Arts Council, 2003

Winner, Nebraska Book Award for Fiction, 2000 (for The Weight of Dreams)

Book of the Year Award, ForeWord Magazine, 1999

New York Times Notable Books of the Year: Strange Angels, Bend This Heart, and Sweet Eyes

Chosen for the Discover Great New Writers Series, Barnes & Noble, 1991

Loft-McKnight Award of Distinction, 1991

Loft-McKnight Award in fiction, 1987

NEA grant in fiction, 1978

Minnesota State Arts Board Award in Fiction, 1977

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