Sharon Chmielarz
Different Arrangements

Different Arrangements

New Rivers Press, 1982

Though she didn’t know it at the time, Sharon’s first book lays out the main themes she’ll explore in later books: family, historical characters, nature, work, the daily life, and story vignettes. They are different life arrangements the writer can choose once removed from “her distress:” “…for her distress had allowed no arrangement.”  (Jane Austen, Mansfield Park

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Honors and Recognition

Minnesota Voice Project winner 1982

Different Arrangements

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