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Chimney Rock Selected Publications
of Barbara Schmitz


How Much Our Dancing Has Improved. Backwaters Press, 2005.

The Upside Down Heart. Sandhills Press, 2002.

How to Get Out of the Body. Sandhills Press, 1999.

Making Tracks. Suburban Wilderness Press, 1985.

Lives of the Saints. Sandhills Press, 1997.


"How My Daddy Held Me," "Two-Step." Prairie Schooner. Winter 2000.

"The Mother of the Schizophrenic," "The Twin," "Company," and "Stella's Story," Slipstream

"The Burden" and "Painter, Divorced," Poetry Motel

"The Wife Speaks of Chemical Dependency," "The Twin," "She Decides at 35," "Woman Writes to the Daughter She Never Conceived," "Stella's Story," "After the Operation," and "Photographs of My Mother," Black Hat Press/Rag Mag

Hurakan, Laurel Review, River Styx, Nebraska Review, Midwest Quarterly, Poetry Motel


All My Grandmothers Could Sing, Free Rein Press, 1980

The Decade Dance, Sandhills P, 1991

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


Encouragement Award, Nebraska Arts Council's Individual Artists Fellowships program, 1997.

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