Collected Stories

Short Stories

  • “A Few Moral Problems You Might Like to Ponder, of a Winter’s Evening, in Front of the Fire, With a Cat on Your Lap,” New England Review, 26, 2005.
  • “The Madonna of the Relics,” The Kenyon Review, Fall 2005.
  • “Missing, Believed Wiped,” The Massachusetts Review, Summer 2004.
  • “Presently in Ruins,” StoryQuarterly, 40, 2004.
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  • “The Last Shakeress,” North American Review, March 1990.
  • “Snowblind,” Kenyon Review, Summer 1984
  • “Geography,” Antioch Review, Spring 1984.
  • “Moonburn,” New England Review, Spring 1984.
  • “Hands,” Kenyon Review, Winter 1983.
    ______, The New Generation, New York: Doubleday and Co., 1987.
    ______, The Uncommon Touch, Stanford University, 1989.
    ______, The Company of Animals, New York: Doubleday and Co. 1993.
  • “Jetsam,” Literary Review, Spring 1982.


  • Saving Grace (novel), Lee Smith, The New York Times Book Review, 1995.
  • Sister Water (novel), Susan Willard, The New York Times Book Review, 1993.
  • Doctor Coyote, Death of the Iron Horse, Indian Chiefs, They Dance in the Sky (children’s books), various authors, The New York Times Book Review, 1987.
  • This Magic Moment (novel), Gregg Easterbrook, The New York Times Book Review, 1987.