Kinflicks, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1976.
excerpts: Vogue, v.166, #2 (Feb., 1976).
Cosmopolitan, v.181, #2 (Aug., 1976).
New Dawn, v.2, #2 (July, 1977).
Pulling Your Own Strings, ed. Gloria Kaufman and
Mary Blakely, Bloomington: Indiana University
Press, 1980.
The Best of Modern Humor, ed. Mordecai Richler, New
York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983.
A Southern Appalachian Reader, ed. Nellie McNeil
and Joyce Squibb, Boone, N.C.: Appalachian
Consortium Press, 1989.
Roy Blount's Book of Southern Humor, New York:
W.W. Norton, 1994.
Original Sins, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1981.
excerpt: Harpers and Queen, (June, 1981).
Other Women, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1984.
Bedrock, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1990.
Five Minutes in Heaven, New York: Dutton, 1995.
excerpt: Lane Series Program, Burlington, VT: University of
Vermont, 1995.
Birdman and the Dancer, Copenhagen: Gyldendal, 1993;
Amsterdam: Contact, 1994; Hamburg: Rowohlt, 1996.


"Encounter", McCall's, v. 103, #11(Aug., 1976).
"Termites", Homewords, ed. Douglas Paschall and Alice Swanson,
Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1986.
"The Politics of Paradise", Louder Than Words, ed. William Shore,
New York: Random House, 1989.
"Silver Moon Bay," By the Light of the Silvery Moon, ed. Ruth
Petrie, London: Virago Press, 1994.

Vermont Freeman
"Autumn Mood", Nov., 1971.
"Relevance in the Nursery", v.3, #24 (Dec., 1971).
"The French Connection", Feb., 1972.
"Dandelion Wine", v.4, #6 (spring, 1972).
"A Candy Recipe", v.4, #12 (June, 1972).
"Things That Go Bump In The Night", v.4, #13 (July, 1972).
"Sufism: A Book Review", v.4, #17 (Sept., 1972).
"Ecology Fantasy", v.5, #15 (Aug., 1973)
"Finding Your Rhythm", v. 6, #6 (spring, 1974).
"Organic Farming on Trial", Natural History, v.81, #9 (Nov.,1972).
"Whole Food Cookery", Yankee, v.37, #4(Apr., 1973).
"Mail Order Religion", New Society, v.27, #590 (Jan.24, 1974).
"Vermont Coop Spins a Comeback for Wool", New Englander, v.21,
#5 (Sept., 1974).
"The Snake Handlers", New Society, v.34, #687 (Dec. 4, 1975).
"The Melungeon Melting Pot", New Society, v.36, #706 (Apr.15,
"A Forest Full of Fiddleheads", New Times, v.6, #10(May 14,1976).
"They Shall Take Up Serpents", New York Times Sunday Magazine,
(June 6, 1976).
"Into the Melting Pot", Mankind, v.5, #9 (Oct., 1976).
"Female Pen: Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Aurora Leigh", The
Guardian, (London: Feb. 23, 1978).
"Biorhythmic Blues", New Society, (Mar. 2, 1978), p.478.
"Joky Way to Wisdom", New Society, (June 15, 1978), p, 610.
"Tales from All Over", New York Times Book Review, (Oct. 21,1979),
"Will the South Rise Again?", New York Times Book Review, (Dec.
16, 1979), p.7.
Introduction, A Good Man Is Hard To Find, Flannery O'Connor,
(London: The Women's Press, 1980.)
--reprinted in Harpers and Queens (June, 1980).
"Anna (I) Anna: A Novel by Klaus Rifbjerg", Denmarkings:
Danish Literature Today, (Copenhagen, l982).
"The Writer and Her Critics", The Women's Review of Books,
(Oct., 1988), p.11.

"What I Do When I Write...", The Women's Review of Books,
(July, 1989), p.24.
"Dear Old House: Sarah Orne Jewett", Art and Antiques,
(December, 1991).
"Matisse and Picasso: A Friendship in Art, by Francoise Gilot"
Pleiades, v. 1, no. 1 (winter, 1991)
"Dixie in the Blood: SPORTSMAN'S PARADISE by Nancy Lemann",
Los Angeles Times Book Review, (July 19, 1992), p. 11.
"A Curator Leaves No Matisse Unturned", New York Times,
(September 13, 1992), p.49.
"Fame and Misfortune: FEATHER CROWNS by Bobbie Ann Mason",
Los Angeles Times Book Review, (October 24, 1993), p. 2.
"The Gods of Greece: A Review", Los Angeles Times Book Review
(May 8, 1994), p. 6.
"Mating Dances: THE GOOD HUSBAND by Gail Godwin", Boston Globe
(August 28, 1994), p. 65.
"Another Kind of Victorian: SARAH ORNE JEWETT by Paula Blanchard",
New York Times Book Review (November 20, 1994) p. 25.
"A Sly and Funny Take on the Tabloid Age: ISABEL'S BED by Elinor Lipman",
Boston Sunday Globe (March 5, 1995), p. 103.
"Struggling for Justice in a Savage Century: CHOICES by Mary Lee Settle",
Washington Post Book World (June 4, 1995), p. 8.
"An American Teacher Liberates Her Chinese Students: KATHERINE by Anchee Min,"
San Francisco Chronicle (May 28, 1995).
"Overlapping Stories in a Violent, Chaotic Time: THE AGE OF MIRACLES by Ellen Gilchrist",
San Francisco Chronicle (April 30, 1995), p. 3.
"One Hundred Years Ago or More: THE GOD IN FLIGHT by Laura Argiri",
Harvard Gay and Lesbian Review (Spring, 1995).
"American Tragedies: WRONGFUL DEATH by Sandra Gilbert and DREAMING by Carolyn See",
Women's Review of Books (July, 1995), p. 18.
"A Deep Voice of Authenticity: WATER FROM THE WELL by Myra McLarey",
Washington Post Book World (Nov. 23, 1995).
"Growing Up a Southern Writer", Southern Living (April, 1996).