"Why I Live Where I Live," Esquire Vol. 101, No. 3 (March, 1984), 90.

Introduction, Moments of Light, Fred Chappell. Newport Beach, California: New South Press, 1980.

"Four Bits," Ploughshares Vol. 10, Nos. 2 & 3, p. 68.

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"Wish I Had Pie," Black Warrior Review Vol. 8, No. 2 (Spring, 1982), 75.

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Since a year after its founding, in 2005, is one of only two literary magazines in the United States to have had its work reprinted in Best American Short Stories, Best American Essays, Best American Poetry, Best American Science and Nature Writing, PEN / O. Henry Prize Stories, and The Pushcart Prize. It is based at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and comes out twice a year. Each issue contains new fiction, poetry, essays, and artwork. The magazine bridges the gap between science and culture, bringing together the literary and the scientific, the urban and the rural, the personal and the biological. has published original writing by winners of the Nobel Prize, Pulitzer Prize, and National Book Award, as well as new work by emerging authors.

"Galapagos Revisited," Signature Vol. 21, No. 8 (Aug. 1986).

Launched in 1956, Colorado Review is a triquarterly literary journal published at Colorado State University. Each approximately 200-page issue features short fiction, creative nonfiction, book reviews, and poetry. Work first published in Colorado Review has been reprinted or noted in Best American Poetry, Best American Essays, Best American Short Stories, Best New American Voices, Best American Nonrequired Reading, Best Travel Writing, Best Food Writing, and Pushcart Prize.

"How I Wrote the Moth Essay--and Why," Thomas Cooley, The Norton Reader, New York, 1986, p. 13.


"Studies," in Architectural Digest, June, 1996.

"To Fashion a Text" in Inventing the Truth: The Art and Craft of Memoir. New York Book-of-the-Month Club, 1987, 1995. William Zinsser, ed., with Russell Baker, Lewis Thomas, Toni Morrison, Alfred Kazin. Reprinted in Wilson Quarterly (New Year's, 1988). Reprinted from Wilson Quarterly to American Illustrated (in Russian), and translated from Russian to Arabic for Tunisian magazine Al Majal. This is emphatically not interesting; I renounce it.

"River Goods," Pittsburgh History, Winter 94-95.

"Sirens of the South Seas," Signature, July, 1985. Re- printed in A. Grove Day, The Lure of Tahiti, Honolulu: Mutual Publishing Company, 1987.

"Carol Munder," in Photography Annual 21st Century (2004 or 2005).

"This is the Life," in Image, spring 2002 (9/11 issue), reprinted in Harper's as "How to Live," June 2002, and in Shields, David, and Morrow, Bradford, The Inevitable (New York, Norton) 2011.

Etruscans Losing Their Edge, The American Scholar, Spring, 2004.

"Singing with the Fundamentalists," The Yale Review Vol. 74, No. 2 (Winter, 1985), 312. Reprinted in Books and Religion Vol. 13, Nos. 4 & 5 (May/June, 1985). Reprinted in Scott Walker, ed., The Gray Wolf Annual Three. St. Paul, 1986. Reprinted in The Resourceful Writer, New York, 1987, and The Bedford Reader, New York, 1988 and other textbooks and anthologies.

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is a leading literary magazine of the Southern Appalachia Region, published by Berea College. Founded in 1973, keeps readers abreast of the visual and literary arts in the region. The mix of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry by both well-established writers and new writers keeps each issue fresh and entertaining for readers.Published by: Berea College
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