BOOKSHand Work, Mid-List Press, Minneapolis, 2009  Meticulous Attachment, Mid-List Press, Minneapolis, 2005
 Settling, Mid-List Press, Minneapolis, 1997 
Discriminating Evidence, Mid-List Press, Minneapolis, 1990

MAGAZINES (Partial list): 
”Crisp,” “Practice,” and “Occupied,” Heliotrope, Shady, New York, 2004 
”Rain,” The Bloomsbury Review, Denver, September/October 2003 
”Vase,” Water-Stone, St. Paul, Fall 2003
”Bowl,” “Love,” and “Top of the Barn,” Minneapolis, North Stone Review, 2002
”Capturing Yellow,” Heliotrope, Shady, New York, Winter 2001
”Wind,” Minnesota River Review, Mankato, Minnesota, Winter 1997
”A Comfort,” Minnesota Monthly, Minneapolis, September, 1995
”Forgetting a Life,” Poetlink, Brooklyn, 1995
”Small Wish,” The James White Review, Minneapolis, 1988
”Unreturned Caresses,” “”Hitting Snow,” “A Narrow Road,” and “A Song in Killeshandra,” Milkweed Chronicle, Minneapolis, 1986
”An Answer to Sunstroke,” Gilt Edge, Missoula, Montana, 1985
”Sweet Oranges” and “Snow,” Luna Tack 7, West Branch, Iowa, 1985
”Field Notes,” Yellow Silk, Albany, California, 1984
”The Uncoupling” and “The Fish Are Drowning,” Scape,  New York, 1983
”Watermelon in Florence,” Calyx, Corvallis, Oregon, 1979
”Father and Daughters” and “Sheriff,”Dacotah Territory, Fargo, North Dakota, 1979
”I was Everwhere,” trans. of Vicente Huidobro, Invisible City, San Francisco, 1976
”A Mask,” Minnesota Daily, Minneapolis, June 18, 1974


BOOKS: Frozen Stiff, Tyrus Books, Madison, WI 2010  Point No Point, Bleak House Books, Madison, WI, 2008  Maiden Rock, Bleak House Books, Madison, WI, 2007
Poison Heart, Ballantine, New York, 2005
Bone Harvest, Ballantine, New York, 2004
Glare Ice, Walker, New York, 2001
Dark Coulee,Walker, New York, 2000
Blood Country, Walker, New York, 1999
Still Explosion, Seal Press, Seattle, 1993
Red Lake  of the  Heart, Dell Publishing, New York, 1987

“The Royal Couple,” Full House, Putnam, 2007
“Blasted,” Twin Cities Noir, Akashic Press, 2006
“Loon Lodge,” Silence of the Loons, Norton Press, 2005
”Boundary Waters” Stiller’s Pond, New Rivers Press, 1988
”Snow,” Believing Everything, Holy Cow! Press, 1980

“Facing the Sun,” City Pages, Minneapolis, 1990
“Lake Creature,” Minneapolis Star Tribune, 1987
“Father’s Garden,” The Warm Journal, Minneapolis, 1987
“The Thing,” Alaska Quarterly Review, Anchorage, 1985
“Time to be There,” Minnesota Monthly, Minneapolis, 1985


“Flower Powered: The Hooked Rugs of Lulu Myers,” Rug Hooking magazine, Nov. 2007
“Small Turnout, Big Vote,” New York Times, February 17, 2004
“Quilting a Novel,” American Quilter Magazine, 1993
“Writing about the Mysteries of Life,” The View, 1992
“Two Cities as One,” Hungry Mind Review, 1991

Courthouses of Minnesota, photographs by Doug Ohman, Minnesota Historical Society Press, St. Paul, 2006
Halfway Home: A Granddaughter’s Biography, Minnesota Historical Society Press, St. Paul, 1996
A House in the Country, Midnight Sales Press, Minneapolis, 1994

Children’s Books


Doppelganger, Bloodwater Mystery Series, Putnam, 2008 Skullduggery, Bloodwater Mystery series, Putnam, 2007
Snatched, Bloodwater Mystery series, Putnam, 2006
Dancing with an Alien,HarperCollins, New York, 2000
Trust: The Story of Helen Keller, The Child’s World, Mpls, 1998
Fantasy: The Story of Walt Disney, The Child’s World, Mpls, 1998
Bella’s Mystery Deck,Mindware, Mpls, 1997
Forgiveness: The Story of Mahatma Gandhi, The Child’s World, Mpls, 1996
Love: The Story of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, The Child’s World, Mpls, 1996
An Eyeful of Mysteries, Mindware, Mpls, 1996
The Haunting of Hunter House, The Child’s World, Mpls, 1993
The Missing Statue of Minnehaha, The Child’s World, Mpls, 1993

French Translations

BOOKS: The Wolf Who Loved Music, Creative Company, 2004
The Farm, Creative Company, 1999
Twenty-four children’s books from the “J’aime Lire” reading series by Bayard Presse for The Child’s World
Two books from the Encyclopedia de Benjamin for The Creative Company


Hungry Mind Review, Village Voice, Minnesota Monthly, WARM Journal, St. Paul Pioneer Press, and Minneapolis Star Tribune