Nebraska Center for Writers

Chimney Rock Selected Publications
of JV Brummels


614 Pearl. Omaha: Abattoir Editions, 1986.

Book of Grass. (Grizzly Media), 2008.

The Cheyenne Line and Other Poems. Backwaters Press, 2001.

Clay Hills. Nosila Press, 1996.

Deus Ex Machina. Spectra/Bantam, 1989.

Sunday's Child. Basfal Books, 1994.


Plains Sense of Things: Eight Poets from Outstate Nebraska (features Welch, West, Sanders, Holland, Buettner, Brummels, Harrison, Schmitz). Sandhills Press, 1997.

A Geography of Poets. (Editor) New York: Bantam, 1989.


Clay Hills. Omaha: Nosila Press, 1996.


"Here "Clay Hills" (story), Here From There, Logan House Press, 1997

"The Damps" and "Irregardless,Potatoes" (poems), The Decade Dance

"Matadores del Norte" (poem), A Garland for Harry Duncan


"Bloodstorm," "Exile," and "Iron," Chariton Review

"Sitting Beside Rose at the Rodeo," Elkhorn Review

"Loretta," The Iowa Review

"Karl," Kansas Quarterly

"Canton," Midwest Quarterly

"Bears," "The Dead," "Last Child," "Spring Cleaning," and "Sunday's Child," Nebraska English Journal

"Wild Grasses," Nebraska Humanist

"Bastards," "Lumps of Clay," "Thirty Below: Canton, Nebraska," and "Winter Solstice," Prairie Schooner

"What Be and Ain't in Omaha," West Branch

Additional work in Puerto del Sol, Quarterly West, Rolling Stone (fiction), and Isaac Asimov Magazine (fiction).


Literary Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts

Mildred Bennett Award, Nebraska Center for the Book, 1998

Elkhorn Review Poetry Prize, 1987

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