Ordinary Lives: Memoirs of American Woman

Mary Clearman Blew

All But The Waltz


  • Born in 1939 in the Judith River valley of central Montana.


  • Teaches creative writing and Renaissance literature at University of Idaho.
  • All But the Waltz won 1992 Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Award.

Major Writings


All But the Waltz (1991)
Balsamroot (1994)

Short Fiction

Lambing Out (1977)
Runaway (1990)


Circle of Women: An Anthology of Contemporary Western Women Writers (1994, co-editor)
The Last Best Place: A Montana Anthology (co-editor)

Critical Sources and Reviews

Retired Discussion Series

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