BOOK CHAPTERS

Fiction

 “A Better Class of People.” in New Growth: Contemporary Short Stories by Texas Writers. Ed., Lyman Grant. San Antonio: Corona Publishing Company 1989: 100-120.

“New York, New York: An Excerpt.” in This Place of Memory: A Texas Perspective. Ed. Joyce Gibson Roach. Denton: University of North Texas Press, 1992.

“Mexico.” in That's What I Like (About the South) And Other Stories for the Nineties. George Garrett and Paul Ruffin, eds. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 1993: 299-323.

“Summer Seeds.” in Careless Weeds. Ed., Tom Pilkington. Dallas: SMU Press, 1993: 187-247.

“Fist Fight.” in Texas Short Ficton: A World in Itself. Mike Hennech & Billy Bob Hill, eds. Fort Worth: ALE Publishers, 1993: 189-218.

“Etta's Pond.” in Higher Elevations: Stories from the West. Alexander Blackburn & Kenneth Pellow, eds. Athens, OH: Swallow/Ohio University Press, 1993: 25-49; rev. & rpt. in New Growth 2. Ed., Mark Busby. San Antonio: Corona Publishing Company, 1993: 229-269.

“Right Field Blues.” [rev.] Texas Short Fiction: A World in Itself II. Michael Hennech & Billy Bob Hill, eds. Dallas: ALE Publishers, 1995: 62-82.

“Goodnight . . . Sweetheart.” Texas Short Stories. Ed. Billy Bob Hill. Dallas: Browder Springs Press, 1997: 389-403.

“A Trilogy: ‘Blue,’ ‘Coach,’ & ‘The Player.’” Suddenly: Prose Poetry and Sudden Fiction. Ed. Jackie Pelham. Houston: Martin House, 1998: 49-54.

“Sex on the Beach.” Texas Short Stories 2. Billy Bob Hill & Laurie Champion, eds. Dallas: Browder Springs Press, 2000: 263-285.

“A Train to Catch” [rev.] Lone Star Literature: From the Red River to the Rio Grande. Ed., Don Graham. New York: W. W. Norton, 2003: 563-588.

“People and Wolves.” Falling from Grace: A Literary Response to the Demise of Paradise. Rick Bass & Paul Christensen, eds. San Antonio, TX: Wings Press, 2004: 125-138.

“Beer Bread (Burp!)”; “Black-Eyed Peas”; “Grits”; “Chicken-Fried Steak and Cream Gravy”; “Never-Fail Turkey”; & “Never-Fail Fudge With Whiskey.” Vittles Champagne. Ed. Jackie Pelham. Conroe: Stone River Press, 2005: 42-45, 111-113, 118,, 127-130, 157-159, 229.

“Agatite.” Lone Star Sleuths: An Anthology of Texas Crime Fiction. Bill Cunningham, Steven L. Davis & Rollo K. Newsom, Eds. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2007: 240-248.

“From Players.” Literary Dallas.” Frances Brannen Vick, Ed. Fort Worth: TCU Press, 2008: 443-449.

“The Deacon’s Horse.” Texas Soundtrack. Terry Dalrymple, Ed. Temple, TX: Inkbrush Press. 2011: 93-118.

“Gethsemane.” A Shared Voice: A Tapestry of Tales. Tom Mack & Andrew Geyer, Eds.  Beaumont, TX: Lamar University Press. 2013: 13-27.

“Night Work.” Dallas Noir. David Hale Smith, Ed. New York: Akashic Books. 2013: 121-140.

“Gethsemane.” A Shared Voice: A Tapestry of Tales. Tom Mack & Andrew Geyer, Eds. Beaumont, TX: Lamar University Press. 2013: 13-27.

“Night Work.” Dallas Noir. David Hale Smith, Ed. New York: Akashic Books. 2013: 121-140.