BOOK CHAPTERS

Non-Fiction

“.158, Research Assignments.” in Help! One to Another: Techniques that Work in the Teaching of Freshman English. Ed., Carol B. Naab, Dallas: Taylor Publishing Company, 1979: 153‑159.

“What Does It Take to Be a Texas Writer? Reflections of the Success of Texas Literature.” in Texas Range Wars: Heated Debate, Sober Reflections, and Other Assessments of Texas Writing. Eds., Tom Pilkington & Craig Clifford. Dallas: SMU Press, 1989: 69-85.

[With Sally Sheppeard] “Southeast Texas Cultural Life: Professional Writing,” and “Southeast Cultural Life: The Performing Arts.” in Texas in the Twenty-first Century: The Cultural and Historical

Background of Southeast Texas. Eds., Sally Sheppeard, Walter Sutton, et al. Austin and Beaumont, TX: The Texas Committee for the Humanities and Lamar University, 1999: 51-58, 59-69.

“Toward the Compleat Student: An Introduction.” Points of View on American Higher Education: Volume III, Students and Standards. Ed., Stephen H. Barnes. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellin Press, 1990: 61-70.

“Publishing Fiction in Today's Market,” and “Is an Agent Really Necessary?” Writers and Publishers Guide to Texas Markets: 1991-1992. Ed., Georgia Kemp Caraway. Denton: University of North Texas Press 1991: 2-3, 164-165.

“Images of the Cowboy, For-Real and Urban: The Search for the Horseman.” in The Catch-Pen. Eds., Len Ainsworth and Kenneth W. Davis. Lubbock, TX: Texas Tech University Press, 1991: 185-195.

“Gearing Up for Total War.” in Texas Goes to War. Eds., James W. Lee, et al. Denton: University of North Texas Press, 1991: 23-41.

“Andrew Hudgins (1951-).” Dictionary of Literary Biography: American Poets Since World War II: Third Series. Ed. R. S. Gwynn. Detroit: Gale Research, Inc. 1992: 142-150.

“Why Writing is an Art.” Literature Initiative Taskforce Proceedings. Ed., Austin Writers' League. Austin: Texas Commission on the Arts, 1992: 58-65.

“The Texas Blacklands: Where the West Begins, or Where the South Ends?” The Texas Blackland Prairie: Land, History, Culture. Eds., M. Rebecca Sharpless and Joe C. Yeldeman, Jr. Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 1993: 204-213.

“Andrew Hudgins (1951-).” The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Poetry in English. Ed. Ian Hamilton. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 1994: 239.

“Foreword: 'Coffee.'” How the Cimarron River Got Its Name and Other Stories about Coffee. Ed., Ernestine Sewell Linck. Plano, TX: Republic of Texas Press, 1995: ix-xxi.

"The State of Publishing.” Dictionary of Literary Biography Yearbook: 1997. (rvs.& rpt. from The Texas Review.) Ed. Matthew J. Bruccoli & George Garrett. Washington,                  D.C.: Layman Press, 1998: 280-289.

"Of Snakes and Sex and Playing in the Rain.” Best Texas Writing. Eds., Joe Ahearn and Brian Clemets. Dallas: Rancho Loco Press, 1998: 60-70.

“Tex-Mex Breakfast.” Stirring Prose. Ed., Deborah Douglas. College Station: Texas A&M Press, 1998: 184-199; rpt., Houston Chronicle. 13 December, 1998:

“Texas,” 8-10; rpt. Current Diversions. 5.8 (1999): 26, 28.

“Frivolous Sexual Harassment Charges Impair Academic Freedom.” Sexual Harassment. Louise Gerdes. San Diego, CA: Greenhaven Press, 1999: 62-71.

“First-Hand Account.” Careers in Writing. Ed., Blythe Camenson. Chicago: VGM Career Books, 2001: 23-28.

“The First Fat Stock Show: From: A Hundred Years of Heroes: A History of the Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show.” Literary Fort Worth. Judy Alter & James Ward Lee, Eds. Fort Worth: TCU Press, 2002: 327-330.

“McDonald’s A Band of Brothers: A Plea for a Deeper Understanding.” The Waltz He Was Born For. Janice Whittington & Andrew Hudgins, Eds. Lubbock: Texas Tech University Press, 2002: 48-59.

“A Western State” What Do I Read Next?: A Reader’s Guide. Marie Toft, Ed. Detroit, MI: Thompson Gale, 2007. Volume I: 145-169.

“From Wit to Wisdom: The Irony of the Artistic Journey.” Notes from Texas. W.C. Jameson, Ed. Fort Worth: TCU Press, 2008: 159-181.

“The Western 2008.” What Do I Read Next?: A Reader’s Guide. Marie Toft, Ed. Detroit,  MI: Gale/Cengage, 2008. Volume I: 141-159.

“Backtrailing to the Future: or, The Hunt for a New Frontier: The Western, 2008.” What Do I Read Next?: A Reader’s Guide. Marie Toft, Ed. Detroit, MI: Gale/Cengage, 2009. Volume II: 147-200.

“The College Bar.” The Alternatives. Alison Ireland, Ed., London, UK: The Hour of Writes, 2015: 202-208.