Bibliography


I have aimed to make this bibliography of Annie Dillard's work as complete and up-to-date as possible. I have not included information on reprints in additional journals or anthologies. If you know of something I have not listed, please inform me. Nearly everything here can be found in or through your public or university library.


Books

The Abundance: Narrative Essays Old and New. New York: Ecco, 2016.

An American Childhood. New York: Harper and Row, 1987.

The Annie Dillard Reader. New York: HarperCollins, 1994, 1995. Readings selected by the author, some rewritten. Dillard requests on her website that these be "use[d] for the latest (short) texts."

Encounters with Chinese Writers. Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan University Press, 1984.

For the Time Being. New York: Knopf, 1999. Final volume of a nonfiction trilogy that began with Pilgrim at Tinker Creek" and continued with Holy the Firm.

Holy the Firm. New York: Harper and Row, 1977. Revised version printed in The Annie Dillard Reader.

The Living. New York: HarperCollins, 1992.

Living by Fiction. New York: Harper and Row, 1982.

The Maytrees. New York: HarperCollins, 2007.

Mornings Like This: Found Poems. New York: HarperCollins, 1995.

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. New York: Harper's Magazine Press, 1974. The 1999 Harper Perennial 25th-Anniversary edition includes an afterword by Dillard. The 2007 edition includes a short second afterword.

Teaching a Stone to Talk: Expeditions and Encounters. New York: Harper and Row, 1982.

Tickets for a Prayer Wheel. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1974.

The Writing Life. New York: Harper and Row, 1989. Revised edition published by Harper Perennial in 1998.


Editor

The Best American Essays 1988. Guest editor. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1988.

Modern American Memoirs. Edited with Cort Conley. New York: HarperCollins, 1995.

The Nature Reader. Ed. Daniel Halpern and Dan Frank. Advisory editors: Annie Dillard, Gretel Erlich, Jim Harrison, John Hay, Edward Hoagland, Barry, Lopez, David Quammen, and Terry Tempest Williams. Hopewell, New Jersey: Ecco, 1996.


Special reprints

Give It All, Give It Now: One of the Few Things I Know About Writing. Illustrated by Sam Fink. New York: Welcome Books, 2009.

The Weasel. Illustrated by Ellen Lanyon. Claremont, CA.: Rara Avis Press, 1981. Limited printing of 190.


Uncollected Nonfiction

Afterword. Modern American Memoirs. Ed. Annie Dillard and Cort Conley New York: HarperCollins, 1995. 441-46.

"The Ancient Story of Jacob, Retold in a Passionate, Exalted Pitch." Boston Globe. 30 May 1993: A15.

"Antarctica." 5-part article for the defunct website Mungo Park (Microsoft) January 1998.

"The Bats." Hollins vol. 32, no. 6 (Spring, 1982): 11.

"Bibliography" of first-person narratives. Inventing the Truth: The Art and Craft of Memoir. Ed. William Zinsser. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1987, 1998. 211-214.

"Blood Lines: College Students Talk about Why They Do What You Always Intended To Do." Northeast: The Hartford Courant Sunday Magazine 24 November 1991: 19-20.

Commentary: one entry in Hollins: Celebrating 150 Years of Achievement, Tradition and Vision; A Photographic Portrait of Hollins College. Ed. Linda Lucas Steele. Roanoke, Virginia: Hollins College Publications Office, 1991. Not paginated.

"Couscous (or Help Libraries Couscous)." Lit a la Carte: Favorite Recipes of Famous Authors. Ed. Rex Beckham. Soquel, California: Bay Side Press, 1995: 48-49.

"Critic's Christmas Choices." Commonweal vol. 106, no. 22 (7 December 1979): 693-94.

"Dots in Blue Water." Morning Edition, January 6, 2005. Web streaming: 4 minutes. [Though the inciting incident is taken from For the Time Being, the rest of the essay is new.]

"Encounter with Buckminster Fuller." Brushes with Greatness. Ed. Russell Banks, Michael Ondaatje, and David Young. Toronto: Lpg Distribution, 1989. 29.

Entries in Writer’s Choice: A Library of Rediscoveries. Ed. Linda Sternberg Katz and Bill Katz. Reston, Virginia: Reston Publishing Company, 1983. "Chappell, Fred. It Is Time, Lord," 24; "Garrett, George. Do, Lord, Remember Me," 41; "Powys, John Cowper. A Glastonbury Romance," 95; "Smith, Lee. Fancy Strut," 111-12; "Senden, Marius von. Space and Sight," 191; "Lansing, Alfred. Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage," 223; "Hay, John. Nature’s Year," 235.

Entry in F. Scott Fitzgerald: 24 September 1896 to 21 December 1940; 24 September 1996 Centenary Celebration. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina, 1996: 21.

"Etruscans, Losing their Edge." The American Scholar Spring 2004: 59-62.

"The Experiment in Communism" (part of "A Backward Look..."). Haggis/Baggis Issue 27 (Spring 1990): 64.

"Ex Post: The life of a woman of letters." Harper's (March 2016).

"Fairhaven College: A Convert's View." Bellingham, WA : Fairhaven College, Western Washington University, 1979[?]. 11 p. [Second half is her commencement address at Fairhaven College, June 9, 1978.]

"First Taste of America" (part of "A Moment in American History"). American Heritage vol. 36, no. 1 (December 1984): 26.

Foreword. Moments of Light. By Fred Chappell. Newport Beach, California: New South Press, 1980. ix-xvii.

Foreword. Wind on the Sand: The Hidden Life of an Anchoress. By Pinion. Ramsey, NJ: Paulist Press, 1981. v-vi.

Foreword. Unarmed But Dangerous. By Hal Crowther. Atlanta: Longstreet Press, 1995. xi-xii.

"Four Bits." Ploughshares vol. 10, Nos. 2 & 3 (Fall 1984): 68-73.

"The French and Indian War in Pittsburgh: A Memoir." American Heritage vol. 38, no. 5 (July/August, 1987): 49-53. [The first two pages and the last half page can be found, revised, in An American Childhood. The middle two and a half pages are uncollected.] Cross-listed under Original Publications.

"Frontier City." Literary Outtakes. Ed. Larry Dark. New York: Fawcett Books, 1990. 223-26.

"Galapagos Revisited." Signature vol. 21, no. 8 (August 1986): 82-85.

"The Good Books: Writer's Choices." Ed. Karen Fitzgerald. Ms. vol. XIV, no. 6 (December 1985): 80-81.

"Hard Times in Ultima Thule." New York Times Book Review 20 April 1997: 35.

"The Hollins Conference on Creative Writing and Cinema." Hollins College Bulletin vol. 21, no. 2 (November 1970) 8-12.

"How I Wrote the Moth Essay--and Why." The Norton Sampler. Ed. Thomas Cooley. New York: W. W. Norton, 1986 [or '85?]. 13-21.

Introduction. Aerial Notations, a catalogue for an exhibition by Jacqueline Gourevitch at the New Britain Museum of American Art, curated by Deborah Frizzell. New Britain, CT: 1994.

Introduction. All Nature is My Bride: Passages from the Journals in which William M. White arranges sections of Thoreau's journals into poetry. Old Greenwich, CT: Chatham Press, 1975. ix-xi.

Introduction. The Best American Essays 1988. Ed. Annie Dillard. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1988. xiii-xxii.

Introduction: "Notes for Young Writers." In Fact: The Best of Creative Nonfiction. Ed. Lee Gutkind. New York: W. W. Norton, 2004. xi-xvii.

Introduction. Modern American Memoirs. Ed. Annie Dillard and Cort Conley. New York: HarperCollins, 1995. ix-xii.

Introduction to "A Mother's Tale" (a story by James Agee). You've Got to Read This: Contemporary American Writers Introduce Stories that Held Them in Awe. Ed. Ron Hansen and Jim Shepard. Perennial, 1994. 1.

Introduction. Song of the Line. By Jack G. Gilbert (poems) and Henryk Fantazos (engravings). Durham, North Carolina: Horse & Buggy Press, 2007. 9.

"Is There Really Such a Thing as Talent?" Seventeen Magazine vol. 38 (June, 1979): 86. Revised and condensed version of commencement address, Fairhaven College, June 9, 1978.

"John Moore: A Sense of Proportion, A Gracious Heart." Hollins Magazine October 1985: 8-9. Reprinted in Roanoke Times.

"Keeping it Simple." Architectural Digest vol.53 (June 1996): 36, 38, 40.

"A Letter from Annie Dillard." The Review of Contemporary Fiction vol. 11 (Spring 1991): 84-85.

"Living Outside Humanity." Solares Hill 9 January 2004: 1.

"Making Contact." Yale Review vol. 77 (Summer 1988): 615-22.

"The Meaning of Life." The Meaning of Life. Ed. David Friend and the editors of Life. New York: Little Brown, 1991. 11.

"The Merchant of the Picturesque: One Pattern in Emily Dickinson's Poetry." Hollins Symposium vol. 3, no. 1 (1967): 33-42.

"My Favorite Historical Novel." American Heritage vol. 43, no. 6 (October 1992): 87.

"My New England Bookshelf." New England Monthly (November 1985): 66-68.

"The Nature Writer's Nature Writer." Outside (January 2003): 56.

"Natural History: An Annotated Booklist." The Nature Reader. Ed. Daniel Halpern and Dan Frank. Advisory editors: Annie Dillard, Gretel Erlich, Jim Harrison, John Hay, Edward Hoagland, Barry, Lopez, David Quammen, and Terry Tempest Williams. Hopewell, New Jersey: Ecco, 1996. 315-321.

"Notebook." Antaeus: Journals, Notebooks and Diaries no. 61 (Autumn 1988): 84-87.

"On George Gordh's Retirement: An Unsolicited Testimonial." Hollins vol. 27, no. 6 (1977): 14.

"Pens and Popcorn" (part of "Small Pleasures"). Writer's Digest vol. 62 (June 1982): 30.

"Postscript on Process." The Bedford Reader. Second edition. Ed. X. J. Kennedy and Dorothy M. Kennedy. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1985. 107-11.

"Propositioning Freddy." A February 5, 2004, letter included in The Book of Buechner: A Journey through His Writings. By Dale Brown. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2007. 371-72.

"The Purification of Poetry--Right out of the Ballpark." Parnassus vol. 11, no. 2 (Fall/Winter 1984): 287-301.

"Reflections on an Island." Science 81 vol. 2, no. 3 (April 1981), 62-67.

"River Goods." Pittsburgh History vol. 77, no. 4 (Winter 1994-95): 176-78.

"The Shape of Change: Idea in Theodore Roethke's Love Poetry." The Mill Mountain Review vol. 2, no. 2 (1975): 125-35.

"Singing with the Fundamentalists." The Yale Review vol. 74, no. 2 (Winter 1985): 312-20.

"Sirens of the South Seas." Signature July 1985: 42-46, 100.

"Some Notes on the Uncertainty Principle." New Lazarus Review no. 1 (Spring 1978): 49-50.

"A Sojourner In North Yemen." New York Times 16 March 1986: SMA12.

"Soup Kitchen." Tales of Two Americas: Stories of Inequality in a Divided Nation. Ed. John Freeman. New York: Penguin Books, 2017. 205.

"A Speech on Socks." The New York Times 12 December 1978: sec. A23.

One of the "Statements on PLR by American Writers" from "The Public Lending Right in America." Dictionary of Literary Biography Yearbook: 1983. Ed. Mary Bruccoli and Jean W. Ross. Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1984. 26.

"Studied Composition." Bred Any Good Rooks Lately?. Ed. James Charlton. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1986. 69.

"Taking Another Look at the Constitutional Blueprint." American Heritage vol. 38, no. 4 (May-June 1987): 67.

"Tales of Grandeur, Tales of Risk." Harper's vol. 249, no. 1494 (November 1974): 122.

"Thinking About Language." The Living Wilderness vol. 38 (Autumn 1974): 2-3.

"This is the Life." Harper's vol. 304, no. 1825 (June 2002): 13-15.

"Those Who Have Addressed Gods: Carol Munder's Voiceless Tales." 21st: The Journal of Contemporary Photography vol. 6: Flesh & Spirit (2004): 93-97.

"To Fashion a Text." Inventing the Truth: The Art and Craft of Memoir. Ed. William Zinsser. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1987, 1998. 53-76.

Untitled. To Come Up Grinning: A Tribute to George Garrett. Ed. Paul Ruffin and Stuart Wright. Huntsville, Texas: Texas Review Press, 1989. 105.

"Walden Pond and Thoreau." Unpublished master's thesis, Hollins College, 1968.

"Why I Live Where I Live." Esquire vol. 101, no. 3 (March 1984): 90-92.

"Winter Melons." Harper's vol. 248, no. 1484 (January 1974): 87, 89-90.

"A Writer's Landscapes." Impressions, a Japanese magazine. Reprinted in Wesleyan vol. 71, no. 5 (Spring 1989): 23-26.

"Writing 'God in the Doorway.' " Writing from Start to Finish. Ed. Jeffrey L. Duncan. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1985: 279.

"Yemen: The Land Nobody Knows." Signature vol. 18, Issue 5 (May, 1983), 36. Reprinted in Grand Tour, Winter 1996. 49-59.


Uncollected Fiction

"A Christmas Story." Harper's vol. 252, no. 1508 (January 1976): 58.

"The Doughnut." Antioch Review vol. 34, Nos. 1 and 2 (Fall-Winter 1975-6): 22-25.

"Ethiopian Monastery." Hollins Critic vol. 10, no. 4 (August 1973): 12.

"Five Sketches." North American Review vol. 260, no. 2 (Summer 1975): 30-31.

"At Home with Gastropods--A Nineteenth Century Interior, in Translation." North American Review vol. 263, no. 1 (Spring, 1978): 50.

"Life Class." Antaeus 36 (Winter 1980): 52-60.

"Ship in a Bottle." Harper's vol. 279, no. 1672 (September 1989): 68-69, 70-71.

"Some Easy Pieces." The Antioch Review vol. 33, no. 1 (1975). [Supposedly this exists, but it's not in this journal, where it's always listed...]

"The Stone." Chicago Review vol. 26, no. 4 (1975): 152-53.

"Stone Doctor." Epoch vol. 26, no. 1 (Fall 1976), 63.

"The Two of Them." Harper's vol. 307, no. 1842 (November 2003): 61-65.

"Utah." TriQuarterly vol. 35, no. 1 (Spring 1976): 96-98.


Uncollected Poetry

"The Affluent Beatnik." The Girl in the Black Raincoat. Ed. George Garrett. New York: Duell, Sloan, and Pearce, 1966. 340.

"The Blind Spot." Concerning Poetry 9 no. 1 (1976): 4.

"Conifers." Field 11 (Autumn 1974): 25.

"Consider, Please, Arches." Image no. 8 (Winter 1994-95): 76.

"Doggerel." Solares Hill vol. 26, no. 2 (14 January 2005): 1.

"Everyone Knows." Image no. 8 (Winter 1994-95): 76.

"The Heart." Poetry vol. 125 (February 1975): 260.

"Keep Moving." The Nantucket Review no. 1 (Spring 1974): 42.

"Love Poem Once and For All." Undated (probably 1980s). Fireweed Press. Single leaf printing.

"Lula B. on a Ladder." The Mill Mountain Review vol. 1, no. 1 (1969): 9.

"Metaphysical Model with Feathers." The Atlantic Monthly vol. 242 (October 1978): 82.

"Monarchs in the Field." Harper's vol. 253, no. 1517 (October 1976): 104.

"Quatrain of the Body's Sleep." Poetry vol. 125 (February 1975): 262.

"Soft Coral." Antigonish Review vol. 48 (1982): 5.

"Song for Singing." Tinker Press Broadside, no. 2. Hollins College: The Tinker Press, 1966.

"Weekend." Plume and Sword vol. 5, no. 2 (9 November 1964): 4.

"The Weighing of Daleville." New Orleans Review vol. 4 (1974): 204.

"The Windy Planet." Science 86 vol. 7, no. 5 (June 1986): 69.


Drawings

Cover of Hollins Critic vol. 10, no. 4 (August 1973).

Doodle. The Dandy Yankee Doodles Project. Web only.

"Historical Sketches." In Appreciation of George Garrett (a special edition of The Mill Mountain Review) vol. 1, no. 4 (1971): 14, 26, 38, 41, 238.

" 'It was a Favorite Habit of Thoreau's to Bend Over and Peer at the Landscape through His Legs...' --Walter Harding, The Days of Henry Thoreau." The Thoreau Society Bulletin: 126 (Winter 1974): 8.

"The Living," outline. Dictionary of Literary Biography Yearbook: 1980. Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1981. 188.

Manuscript page. Writers in Residence: American Authors at Home. By Glynne Robinson Betts. New York: Viking Press, 1981. 59.

Manuscript page from Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. Dictionary of Literary Biography Yearbook: 1980. Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1981. 185.

Notebook page from Holy the Firm. Fairhaven Review (1978): 86.

"Pen and Ink." Jeopardy vol. 12 (Spring 1976): 83.

Reduced holograph page from An American Childhood. Erato, no. 4 (Spring 1987): 2.

She did "sketches of writers whose books were being reviewed in the Roanoke Times" (quoted in "Tinker Creek's Pilgrim Is a Latter Day Renaissance Woman" by Strat Douthat, Associated Press 22 July 1994).

"Thoreau and the Telegraph Harp." The Thoreau Society Bulletin 125 (Fall 1973): 1.

"Thoreau at His 'Daily Renewal.' " The Thoreau Society Bulletin 127 (Spring 1974): 8.

"Thoreau Contemplating the Harvest." The Thoreau Society Bulletin 130 (Winter 1975): 1.

"Thoreau's Firewood 'Warms Him Twice.' " The Thoreau Society Bulletin: 129 (Fall 1974): 1.


Letters to the Editor

"Eucharistic Celebration." Portland 13.3 (autumn 1994): 2.

"Finally Over Her Shock, an Author Responds from the Other Coast." Seattle Times 9 February 1997: L2.

"Former Student Thanks Community." Hollins Columns 7 March 1974: 2.

"The God of All." The New Oxford Review vol. 60 (July-August 1993): 2.

“Key West is great . . . at targeting the poor.” The Key West Citizen 16 January 2005.

"Literate Praise." America vol. 184, issue 4 (12 February 2001).

"The Nazi Doctors." The New York Times 26 October 1986: A56.

"The New Issue and the New Editor" [one of the letters listed under this heading]. The American Scholar vol. 67, no. 3 (Summer 1998): 155.

“Pre-fabulous houses…” The News & Observer 9 May 2001: 16A.

"The Reader Replies." The American Scholar vol. 68, no. 1 (Winter 1999): 159.

"These farms witness the winds." Boston Globe 30 August 2004: A14.

"Trumpet of Praise." Sierra vol. 96, issue 5 (September/October 2011): 3.

"Unsung Species Saviors." Natural History vol. 102, Issue 4 (April 1993): 4.

"Why Annie Dillard Supports Image." Patheos 8 December 2016.


College publications
(publications before 5 June 1965 appear under the name Annie Doak)

“Alice.” Cargoes vol. 51, no. 1 (1963): 12.

“Baltimore Oriole.” Cargoes vol. 53, no. 1 (1965): 15-17.

Crossword. Hollins Columns 17 May 1966: 4.

"Dillard Expresses Views on Vetoes" (editorial). Hollins Columns 4 October 1966: 2, 5.

"Dillard Helps Write Movie, Space Masters Abound." Hollins Columns 28 October 1965: 5. Published as Norma Dea Plume.

Drawing. Hollins Columns 15 February 1966: 2.

Drawing. Hollins Columns 22 February 1966: 2.

Drawing. Hollins Columns 1 March 1966: 2.

“Dream Birds, Bird Skins, and Birds.” Cargoes vol. 53, no. 2 (1966): 6.

"Education be D––––d!" Hollins Columns 11 October 1966: 2.

"Euterpe on Campus." Beanstalks. Ed. Lee Smith, Jo Berson, Annie Doak, and Cindy Hardwick. Roanoke, May 1964: 9.

“For PLD.” Cargoes vol. 52, no. 2 (1965): 24.

"Hawk Man" (drawing). Cargoes vol. 53, no. 1 (1965): 5.

"The Hollins Dateline of Social Progress." Hollins Columns 19 November 1964: 4.

"Hollins Inn Greeted with Song," co-written with Anne Bradford. Hollins Columns 29 September 1966: 3.

“I Think Continually of Those Who Went Truly Ape.” Cargoes vol. 53, no. 2 (1966): 7. [Though this shares a title with a poem in Mornings Like This, they are not the same poem.]

“The Last Thing I Saw Before I Closed My Eyes.” Cargoes vol. 53, no. 2 (1966): 8.

“Monica at the Window.” Cargoes vol. 52, no. 2 (1965): 21-22.

"New Quiz Tests 'Camp' Insanity." Hollins Columns 20 September 1966: 2.

“Northern Quebec—August.” Cargoes vol. 51, no. 1 (1963): 12.

"Nurse." Cargoes vol. 52, no. 1 (1964): 23.

“Rimbaud.” Cargoes vol. 51, no. 2 (1964): 13.

"SGA Lacks Real Powers" (editorial). Hollins Columns 29 September 1966: 2.

“Song for Myself.” Cargoes vol. 53, no. 1 (1965): 17.

"Students Question System" [letter to the editor], co-written with Miffy Monroe, Jeannette Purrington, Annie Megaro, Carol McAdoo, Lansing Rowan, Stuart Macdonald, and Nancy Bryan. Hollins Columns 29 April 1965: 2.

"Students Write Letters On Trimester, Behavior" [letter to the editor], co-written with Dibba McConnell. Hollins Columns 13 February 1964: 2.

"Wilson Discusses His Works." Hollins Columns 20 September 1966: 1.


Interviews

Abood, Maureen. "Natural Wonders: An Interview with Annie Dillard." U. S. Catholic vol. 64 (November 1999): 30-33.

"Annie Dillard on Sex, Aging, and the Secret to a Happy Relationship." Outside (November 7, 2016).

Baker, John F. "Story Behind the Book: 'Pilgrim at Tinker Creek'." Publishers Weekly vol. 205 (18 March 1974): 28.

Bellamy, Joe David and Connie Bellamy (editors). "Interview with Annie Dillard." The Lost Saranac Interviews: Forgotten Conversations With Famous Writers. Cincinnati: Writer's Digest Books, 2007. 106-119.

Betts, Glynne Robinson. Writers in Residence: American Authors at Home. New York: Viking Press, 1981. 58-59.

Bonetti, Kay. "Annie Dillard Interview with Kay Bonetti." Columbia, MO: American Audio Prose Library, 1989. 1 sound cassette: 47 minutes. [Cross-listed under Multimedia.]

Burnett, Michael. "An Interview with Annie Dillard." Fairhaven Review (1978): 87-102.

Caldwell, Gail. "Pilgrim's Progress." Boston Globe Magazine 8 May 1983: 10-11, 32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 48.

Cantwell, Mary. "A Pilgrim's Progress." The New York Times Magazine 26 April 1992: 34-36, 40, 42.

Chambers, Andrea. "Annie Dillard: Her Pilgrimage This Time is into Her Past." People, vol. 28 (19 October 1987), 99-100, 105.

Chira, Susan. "Writers Impart Skills and Styles at Wesleyan." New York Times 14 October 1983, B2.

Cobb, Nancy. Connecticut Voices. Connecticut Public Radio. 10 July 1993, 8 p.m.

Cowan, Elizabeth. "Annie Dillard Talks about Writing." Readings for Writing. Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman and Company, 1983. 424-427.

Douthat, Strat. "Tinker Creek's Pilgrim Is a Latter Day Renaissance Woman." Associated Press 22 July 1994.

Fields, Sidney. "Only Human: What's Going on Here?" Daily News (New York) 20 March 1974, 35.

Fry, Donn. "First Novel Spans Early State History." Seattle Times 28 April 1992, F2.

Grauerholz, Mary. "At Home with Annie Dillard." Boston Globe 5 December 2002, H2.

Gross, Michael Joseph. "Apparent Contradictions." The Boston Phoenix July 1999, Phoenix Literary Section 6-7.

Hammond, Karla M. "Drawing the Curtains: An Interview with Annie Dillard." Bennington Review 10 (April 1981): 30-38.

Harrison, Sue. "Author Annie Dillard Turns Attention to Painting." Wicked Local Wellfleet 24 July 2009.

Heimbuecher, Ruth. "Poetic 'Waif in Woods' a Hit in Literary Field." The Pittsburgh Press 26 February 1975: 38.

Koenig, Rhoda. "About this Issue." Harper's vol. 248, no. 1485 (February 1974): 14.

Kelleher, Ray. "Pilgrim at Planet Earth." Notre Dame Magazine vol. 27, no. 4 (Winter 1998-99): 24-26.

Krauth, Laurie. "Diving into Life with Annie Dillard." Toledo Blade 14 February 1988: sec. F1-2.

Langstaff, Peggy. "When the West was New." Book Page (web-only). April 1992. [Defunct.]

Lawrence, Malcolm. "Tete a tete: Lunch with Annie Dillard." Web-only. 30 April, 1982.

Levin, Martin: "Annie Dillard's divine comedy; the American author, known for her sombre, metaphysical explorations, likes to yuck it up." The Globe and Mail 5 February 5, 2000: D4.

Lindsey, Robert. "Annie Dillard, Far from Tinker Creek." New York Times 9 November 1977: sec. C1, 7.

Lingeman, Richard R. "Three Days on an Island." New York Times 31 July 1977: BR9.

Major, Mike. "Annie Dillard: Pilgrim of the Absolute." America vol. 138, no. 17 (6 May 1978): 363-64.

Marcus, James. "Metaphysical Graffiti." Amazon.com (web-only): 1999.

McClurg, Jocelyn. "Dillard Novel Places Reader in Untamed Nature of the Past: Dillard adored creating a world in 'The Living.' " Hartford Courant 3 May 1992: G1, 4.

McPherson, William. "A Conversation with Annie Dillard." Book-of-the-Month-Club News (April 1974): 4, 25.

Middleton, Faith. The Faith Middleton Show. Sometime in the 1990s? [See Things I'm Looking For]

Mungo Park. Web chat on that now-defunct site. January 1998. [See Things I'm Looking For]

Murphy, Meg. "Noted author 'just groping around in the dark' for answers." Cape Cod Times 4 October 2001.

Myers, George, Jr. "Writer on Literary Quest: Annie Dillard’s Advice is ... Inspire, Don’t Preach." The Columbus Dispatch 2 April 1991: D10. [Reprinted: "Into the Yellow Wood: An Interview with Annie Dillard." Onthebus, vol. 15/16 (Fall/Winter 1999): 158-162. Each version is missing one question and answer.]

Nathan, Paul S. "A Writer Arrives." Publishers Weekly vol. 204, no. 24 (10 December 1973): 22.

Nelson, Sara. "A Lesson in Killing Characters: Sara Nelson Talks with Annie Dillard." Publishers Weekly 9 April 2007: 28.

Presson, Rebekah. "Annie Dillard." New Letters on the Air. Broadcast October 2, 1987. 28 minutes. [Cross-listed under Multimedia.]

Roberts, Jimm. Portraits and interview answers in Southernmost Art and Literary Portraits: Fifty Internationally Noted Artists and Writers in the South. Macon, Georgia: Mercer UP, 2005. 22-23, 112-13, 140, 153, 168, 196.

Rose, Daniel Asa. "In Conversation . . . with Annie Dillard." The Washington Post 24 June 2007: sec. BW4.

Rose, Daniel Asa. "Legendary Writer Retires: Dillard’s Done." New York Magazine 2 July 2007.

Sachs, Sylvia. "Ex-Pittsburgher Observes Nature: 'Pilgrim' Profound, Poetic, Pixie." The Pittsburgh Press ? February 1975.

Sanoff, Alvin P. "Remembrances of Things Past." U. S. News & World Report, vol. 103 (16 November 1987): 78.

Simon, Scott. "Annie Dillard's Tale of Bohemian Love by the Sea." Weekend Edition Saturday 28 July 2007.

Sipchen, Bob. "The Writing Life." Los Angeles Times 25 May 1992: E1-2.

Suh, Grace. "Ideas are tough; irony is easy." The Yale Herald 4 October 1996.

Taylor, Robert. "A Woman at Home in the Cosmos." Boston Globe 26 December 1982: A39-40.

Trueheart, Charles. "Annie Dillard: Pilgrim's Progress." Washington Post 28 October 1987: D1-3.

Weber, Katherine. "PW Interviews: Annie Dillard." Publishers Weekly vol. 236, no. 9 (1 September 1989): 67-68.

"A Writer's Desk." Saturday Review vol. 12, no. 2 (June 1986): 23.

Yancey, Philip. "A Face Aflame: An Interview with Annie Dillard." Christianity Today vol. 22 (5 May 1978): 958-63.


Short quotes (articles and books that include original quotes from Dillard in a work usually not about her)

B., L.S. "Books for Sale." Harper's Magazine, Vol. 252, No. 1510 (March 1976): 122.

Backes, David. The A Wilderness Within: The Life of Sigurd F. Olson.. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1997. 327-28.

Barszcz, James. "An Interview with Robert D. Richardson." College Hill Review no. 4, (Fall 2009). Web only.

Bishop, Tricia. "Energy Raised to the Nth Degree; Academic: A Columbia woman raises a family, writes and piles up letters such as M.A. and Ph.D. at impressive speed." The Sun (Baltimore) 29 May 2002: A1.

Bolen, Mandy. "San Carlos Presentation Reflects One Man's Work to Save World." The Key West Citizen 12 January 2002.

Burns, Lawrence S. "Wraparound: Tools for Living." Harper’s vol. 252, no. 1510 (March 1976): 122.

Canfield, Kevin. "A Writer's Revival: Today, F. Scott Fitzgerald is Far from 'a Forgotten Man: 75 Years after 'The Great Gatsby.' " The Hartford Courant 9 April 2000: G1.

Carolina, Garrett Epps. "Learning to Write Can be Fun." The New York Times Book Review 7 August 1988: 1, 27, 29.

Claffey, Charles E. "What writers are reading on summer vacation." Boston Globe 26 July 1989, 53.

Collins, Tunstall. " 'Raincoat' Party Will Honor Authors." Hollins Columns 18 October 1966: 1.

"Comments about the Proposed Disney Development by Officers and Advisory Board Members of Protect Historic America." Capitol Hill Hearing Testimony. Federal Document Clearing House Congressional Testimony. 21 June 1994.

Convey, Eric. "Bridging Heaven and Earth—Author Brings Secular Edge to Religious Writing." Boston Herald 9 January 2000.

Eichenberger, Bill. "If You Don't Ask: Letters to Thurber House Reveal Trials, Triumphs in Wooing Writers." Columbus Dispatch 20 August 2001: B8.

Feeney, Mary K. "Reading Between the Lines: Best-Novels List Stirs Debate on Literary Merit." The Hartford Courant 21 July 1998: A1.

Fitzpatrick, Jackie. "Literary Careers Flourish in a Land of Steady Writers." New York Times 29 December 1991: CN1, 4-5.

Fraser, Doug. "Nature writer John Hay dies at 95." Cape Cod Times 2 March 2011.

Furgurson, Ernest. "A Dig at Modern Archaeology." The Sun 8 January 1992: A13.

Gates, Marjie. "I Know a Place: Escape Routes on the Celebrity Circuit." Holiday vol. 56 (September-October 1975): 60.

Gladstone, Mark. “Author Dillard Joins Fray Over Censored Test.” Los Angeles Times 11 March 1994: A23.

Gibson, Kathy. " 'Cargoes' to Appear this Week." Hollins Columns 7 February 1967: 4.

"Groups Call for an End to Altering Literature on New York State Standardized Exams." Associated Press 2 June 2002.

Heifetz, Jeanne. "Leave No Child Untested: How New York State Exams Censored Literature." Censored 2003: The Top 25 Censored Stories. Ed. Project Censored. New York: Seven Stories Press, 2003. 309.

Hodges, Betty. "A Smorgasbord of Literary Delights." The Herald-Sun 12 April 1998: E6.

Hungerford, Becky. " 'Cargoes,' 'Critic' Promote Creativity." Hollins Columns 15 November 1966: 3.

Inchausti, Robert. Thomas Merton's American Prophecy. Albany: State University of New York Press: 1998. 75-76.

Italie, Hillel. "Ralph Waldo Emerson, the 'Sage of Concord' and Leading American Thinker, was Born 200 Years Ago this Spring." Associated Press 13 May 2003.

Jenks, Tom. "Summer Reading: How Writer's Live Today." Esquire v. 104 (August 1985): 124.

Knowlton, Brian. "What They're Reading."International Herald Tribune 4 April 1994.

Lacy, John. "My Chair—A Relaxing Look at the Best Seat in the House." The Hartford Courant 24 June 1995: E1.

Long, Tom. "Paul Horgan, 91; prolific author who earned two Pulitzer Prizes." Boston Globe 9 March 1995.

Lynch, Marika. "Key West Spars Over Cruises: Popular Port Questions Quality of Its Tourism." Miami Herald 17 January 1999: A1.

Lythgoe, Dennis. "Novelist, Journalist, Travel Writer--Iyer Manages to Do It All." The Deseret News 23 February 2003: E1.

Marquard, Bryan. "Sarah Hannah, 40: Teacher, Poet Known for Incisiveness, Fervency." Boston Globe 31 May 2007: D8.

Matley, Alyson. "Panhandling Measure Squeaks By." Florida Keys Keynoter 11 January 2003: Section: News.

McGraw, Dan. "Terwilliger Bunts One for the Books." Forth Worth Weekly 25 May 2005.

Morris, Bonnie Rothman. "A Comeback for Writing, but Not Necessarily for Eloquence." New York TImes 29 March 2001: G4.

Muro, Mark. "Processed Words." Boston Globe 31 January 1992: 21.

Musante, Fred. "Personal Perspective On the Sound." New York Times. 20 July 1997: CN10.

O'Grady Fox, Susan. "Authors Come Home to Blue Ridge Where Talent was Fostered in Premiere Program." Richmond Times-Dispatch 18 November 1986: 10.

O'Hara, Timothy. "Watermark to Determine Future Look of Waterfront Depends on Wa." The Key West Citizen 22 January 2005.

O’Toole, Garson. “Jump Off the Cliff and Build Your Wings on the Way Down.” Quote Investigator: Exploring the Origins of Quotations 30 October 2015.

"Questionnaire Contents Cause Varied Reactions." Hollins Columns 29 April 1965: 3.

"Readers Pick the Worst Intersections." Cape Cod Times 15 July 2001.

"Reading for Work and Pleasure." New York Times Book Review 4 December 1983: 66.

Rich, Eric. "Amateurs All, but They Can Sure Tell Tales." The Hartford Courant 17 December 1997: Middletown Extra 1.

Robinson, William R., ed. Seeing Beyond: Movies, Visions, and Values. New York: Golden String Press, 2001. 444.

Romano, Carlin. "His Advice to Other Writers: Come Down Out of Your Trees." The Philadelphia Inquirer 15 April 1983: D1.

Schudel, Matt. "The Woman Who Steals Souls." Sun-Sentinel 10 May 1992: 16.

Shenker, Israel. “So What’s the Bad Word?” New York Times 24 February 1977: 41. [In Shenker's 1979 Harmless Drudges: Wizards of Language—ancient, medieval and modern, he includes an expanded version of this article, with one more Dillard response.]

Sipchen, Bob. "Eulogy: Friends, Students and Admirers Remember Wallace Stegner." Los Angeles Times 16 April 1993: E1.

Tosches, Nick. "When Literary Lights Turn on the TV." New York Times 25 December 1977: 77.

Walzer, Philip. "Hollins Writing Program Kicks Out the Creative Stops." The Virginian-Pilot 21 March 1992: B1.

Weaver, Teresa K. "Southern Fiction's Father Figure--Writer Louis Rubin Mentors Literary Stars." Atlanta Journal-Constitution 29 December 2002: M1.

"Wesleyan Author Paul Horgan Dies." The Hartford Courant 8 March 1995: A1.

Wiltrout, Kate. "Some Scoffed, but Artists Flocked to Island." Savannah Morning News 30 December 2001: 9E.

Wymard, Eleanor B. "A New Existential Voice." Commonweal vol. 102 (24 October 1975): 496.


Reports on public readings (featuring quotes from the question and answer sesions)

Eichenberger, Bill. “Some Literature is Meant to do, Some Just to Be.” Columbus Dispatch 31 October 1999.

Hammond, Margo. "Writing Wild Series." St. Petersburg Times 21 January 1996: D4.

Hodges, Betty. "Prize-Winning Author Performs Odd Comic Act." The Herald-Sun 12 February 1995, G8.

Hoover, Bob. “Dillard’s Inspiration is Clearly Pittsburgh.” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 17 September 1991: 29.

Hoover, Bob. "Literary Liaison." Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Sunday Magazine (March 7, 1993): 6.

Marchand, Philip. "Novelist More Comic than Spiritual Pundit." Toronto Star 29 October 1999.

McCain, Nina. "Put Others Above Career, Harvard Seniors are Told." Boston Globe 8 June 1983.

Pintarich, Paul. "After Halting Start, Essayist Leaves Audience as Friend." The Oregonian 31 March 1989, D1.

Pintarich, Paul. "Popular Annie Dillard Reception Warm in Portland." The Oregonian 5 May 1992.

Sachs, Sylvia. "Author's Memories of City Kick Off Series." Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 17 September 1991: B6.

Tran, Linh. "Annie Dillard, Acclaimed Memoirist and Poet, Reads at Lang." Inprint 17–30 October 2006 (Fall, Issue 4): 5-6.

Velliquette, Beth. "Writer leaves 'em laughing." The News & Observer 2 February 1995: B1.


Multimedia

"Annie Dillard." New Letters on the Air. Interview with Rebekah Presson and readings from An American Childhood at Bennington College. Broadcast 2 October 1987. 1 compact disc: 28 minutes.

"Annie Dillard Interview with Kay Bonetti." Columbia, MO: American Audio Prose Library, 1989. 1 sound cassette: 47 minutes. [Also listed under Interviews. Recorded in June 1989 at the author's summer home in Wellfleet, Mass.]

"Annie Dillard's Tale of Bohemian Love by the Sea." Weekend Edition Saturday, 28 July 2007. (Interview with Scott Simon.)

"A Beach-Shack Love Story." All Things Considered, 4 June 2007. Web streaming: 1 minute. [3:15-4:30]

Connecticut Voices. Connecticut Public Radio. May, June, or July 1993. (Interview with Nancy Cobb and a reading.)

"Dots in Blue Water." Morning Edition, 6 January 2005. Web streaming: 4 minutes.

"An Evening with Annie Dillard." City Arts & Lectures, 30 April 1992. Web streaming: 87 minutes. [Defunct.]

"An Evening with Annie Dillard." City Arts & Lectures, 29 April 1999. Web streaming: 54 minutes. [Defunct.] This was also rebroadcast on KQED-FM, 88.5, June 6 and 8 and October 31, 1999.

"Excerpt: 'The Maytrees: A Novel.' " NPR's Summer Books 2007, 4 June 2007. Web streaming: 2 minutes. [She read it "from her cabin in southwest Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains."]

Harper's Magazine 150th Anniversary: 02/Annie Dillard. Harper's Youtube channel, 25 May 2000. Web streaming: 4 minutes. [Defunct.]

International Poetry Forum reading. 26 February 1975. Web streaming: 21 minutes.

"John Hersey Memorial Lecture," American Writers and the Natural World. Key West Literary Seminar, 11 January 1996. 1 sound cassette.

Listening for God: Contemporary Literature and the Life of Faith. Minneapolis : Augsburg Fortress, 1994. 1 videocassette: 97 minutes. "Developed in cooperation with the Institute of Sacred Music, Worship and the Arts, Yale University." This is a series of interviews with such folks as Garrison Keillor, Frederick Buechner, Alice Walker, etc. Dillard's segment is a series of clips from a reading she gave of parts of Pilgrim at Tinker Creek.

"Personal Readings," Festival of Faith & Writing. Calvin College, April 13, 1996. 1 DVD: 1 hour, 29 minutes. [Also available on compact disc.]

"Spring," a story in PEN Syndicated Fiction Project, aired on "The Sound of Writing," no. 39.

"Summer Reading." All Things Considered, 1 June 1999. Web streaming: 1.5 minutes. [8:25-9:50]

"Total Eclipse." (Reading of essay followed by an interview.) Columbia, MO: American Audio Prose Library, 1989. 1 sound cassette: 38 minutes.

"A Writer's Writer on Her Work" Chicago Tribune Lecture, November 4, 2001. Web streaming: 1 hour, 15 minutes. [Defunct.]


Original Publications of writings later included in books

"An Acquaintance in the Heavens." Ontario Review no. 39 (Fall/Winter 1993-94): 9. Reprinted in Mornings Like This.

"Acts of God." Northeast: The Hartford Courant Sunday Magazine 28 February 1999: 10-16. Reprinted in revised form in For the Time Being.

"After Noon." Cargoes vol. 53, no. 3 (1966): 32. Then in Carolina Quarterly 25, Fall 1973: 60. Reprinted in revised form in Tickets for a Prayer Wheel.

[Excerpt from] An American Childhood with author's note. Erato, no. 4 (Spring 1987): 1-2. Reprinted in part two of An American Childhood.

"Artists of the Beautiful." The Living Wilderness vol. 38 (Winter 1974-75): 62-63. Reprinted in a slightly different form in Teaching a Stone to Talk.

"Birdsong." The Living Wilderness, vol. 38 (Spring 1974): 2-3. Reprinted in a slightly different form as chapter 2 of Pilgrim at Tinker Creek.

"Blue Ridge Spring." Prose 8 Spring 1974: 73-91. Reprinted in a slightly different form as chapter 2 of Pilgrim at Tinker Creek.

"The Boston Poems of Ho Chi Minh." Cargoes vol. 53, no. 4 (1967): 13-14. Reprinted in a slightly different form as "The Boston Poems of H* Ch* M*nh" in New Orleans Review (1970): 172-73. And then in Tickets for a Prayer Wheel.

"Catching the Season." The Living Wilderness vol. 37 (Winter 1973-74): 2-3. Reprinted as Chapter 3 of Pilgrim at Tinker Creek.

"Christmas." Hollins Critic 6 (December 1969): 11. Reprinted in a slightly different form in Tickets for a Prayer Wheel.

"Class Notes on Painting and the Arts." Kenyon Review vol. 12, no. 2 (Spring, 1990): 61-64. Reprinted in significantly revised form in Mornings Like This: Found Poems. This version also includes a section subtitled "The Old Masters," printed as its own poem with minor changes in Mornings Like This: Found Poems.

"The Clearing." Cargoes vol. 53, no. 3 (1966): 32. Reprinted in Tickets for a Prayer Wheel.

"Contemporary Prose Styles." Twentieth Century Literature vol. 27, no. 3 (Fall 1981): 207-22. Reprinted as chapter 7 of Living by Fiction.

"Deathbeds." New Letters vol. 60, issue 4 (1994): 34. Reprinted in Mornings Like This: Found Poems.

"The Death of a Moth." Harper's vol. 252, no. 1512 (May 1976): 26-27. Reprinted in revised form as part 1 of Holy the Firm.

"The Deer at Providencia." The Living Wilderness vol. 39 (Spring 1975): 46-47. Reprinted in Teaching a Stone to Talk.

"The Dominion of Trees." Carolina Quarterly vol. 23, no. 3 (Fall 1971): 76-77. Reprinted in slightly different form in Tickets for a Prayer Wheel.

"The Door to the Present." Carolina Quarterly vol. 26, no. 1 (Winter 1974): 96-100. Reprinted as beginning of Chapter 6 of Pilgrim at Tinker Creek.

"Do we count? You could fit the population of the world into Lake Windermere. Though one or two might have to sit in the boat." The Observer 8 February 1998: 005. Reprinted in For the Time Being.

"Dunesday." Utne Reader vol. 92 (March/April 1999): 39-40. Reprinted in slightly revised form in chapter five of For the Time Being.

“The Edge: A Note on Work.” Boston Review vol. 14, no. 4 (August 1989): 18. Reprinted in The Writing Life.

"Eleanor at the Office." New York Quarterly issue 9 (Winter 1972): 80. Reprinted in slightly different form in Tickets for a Prayer Wheel.

"Encounters." News from the Republic of Letters no. 5 (1998): 8-11. Includes, in slightly different form, the "Israel" section of chapter three and the "Encounters" sections of chapters one, three, four, five, six, and seven of For the Time Being.

"Eskimos." Southern Poetry Review vol. 14, no. 1 (Spring 1974): 66. Reprinted in slightly different form in Tickets for a Prayer Wheel.

"An Expedition to the Pole." Yale Literary Magazine vol. 150 (June 1982): 37-57. Reprinted with minor changes in Teaching a Stone to Talk.

"Farmer's Daughter." Contempora vol. 1, no. 6 (May-August 1971): 49. Reprinted in slightly different form in Tickets for a Prayer Wheel.

"Feast Days." The Atlantic Monthly vol. 232 (December 1973): 67. Reprinted in slightly different form in Tickets for a Prayer Wheel.

"A Field of Silence." The Atlantic Monthly vol. 241 (February 1978): 74-76. Reprinted in Teaching a Stone to Talk.

"Footfalls in a Blue Ridge Winter." Sports Illustrated vol. 40 (February 1974): 72-76, 79-80. Reprinted in slightly different form as part of chapter 3 of Pilgrim at Tinker Creek.

"The Force that Drives the Flower." The Atlantic Monthly vol. 232 (November 1973): 69-72, 74-77. Reprinted with minor changes as chapter 10 of Pilgrim at Tinker Creek.

"For the Love of China." Harvard Magazine July-August 1983: 38-44. Reprinted in revised form in Encounters with Chinese Writers.

"Free Fall." Ontario Review no. 39 (Fall/Winter 1993-94): 11. Reprinted in Mornings Like This as "Getting Started."

"The French and Indian War in Pittsburgh: A Memoir." American Heritage vol. 38, no. 5 (July/August, 1987): 49-53. [The first two pages and the last half page can be found, revised, in An American Childhood. The middle two and a half pages are uncollected.] Cross-listed under Uncollected Nonfiction.

"God in the Doorway." Potomac Magazine [The Washington Post Sunday supplement] 21 December 1975: 166. Reprinted in revised form in Teaching a Stone to Talk.

"The Graduate Student: Aspects of the Tongue." Common Knowledge vol. 3, no. 1 (Spring 1994): 114-15. Reprinted in Mornings Like This.

"Heaven and Earth in Jest." Harper's vol. 247, no. 1481 (October 1973): 73-74, 76, 78. Reprinted in a slightly different form in Pilgrim at Tinker Creek.

"How to Live." Image, vol. 32: 9/11: Psalms and Lamentations (Spring 2002): 50-52. Reprinted with slight revision as "This is the Life" in Harper's vol. 304, no. 1825 (June 2002): 13-15.

"The Hunter." Common Knowledge vol. 3, no. 1 (Spring 1994): 118-19. Reprinted in Mornings Like This.

"I Am Trying to Get at Something Utterly Heartbroken." DoubleTake vol. 1, no. 1 (Summer 1995): 92-93. Reprinted in Mornings Like This.

"I Think Continually of Those Who Went Truly Ape." Ontario Review no. 39 (Fall/Winter 1993-94): 10. Reprinted in Mornings Like This.

"Index of First Lines." The New Republic, vol. 209, no. 18 (1 November 1993): 40. Reprinted in Mornings Like This.

"Innocence in the Galapagos." Harper's vol. 250, no. 1500 (May 1975): 74, 77-82. Reprinted in a slightly revised form as "Life on the Rocks" in Teaching a Stone to Talk.

"Is Art All There Is?" Harper's vol. 261, no. 1563 (August 1980): 61-66. Reprinted as part of chapter 1 and most of chapter 3 of Living by Fiction.

"The Joys of Reading." New York Times Magazine 16 May 1982: 47, 68-69, 78-81. Incorporated into An American Childhood.

"Jungle Peace." Holiday vol. 56 (September-October 1975): 24-27, 52. Reprinted in a slightly revised form as "In the Jungle" in Teaching a Stone to Talk.

"Junior High School English." Common Knowledge vol. 3, no. 1 (Spring 1994): 115-17. Reprinted in slightly revised form in Mornings Like This.

"Language for Everyone." Southwest Review vol. 71 (Autumn 1986): 488-92. Reprinted in significantly revised form in Mornings Like This: Found Poems.

"Learning to Chop Wood." Christian Science Monitor 24 January 1979: 21. Incorporated into The Writing Life.

"The Leg in the Christmas Stocking: What We Learned from Jokes." New York Times Book Review vol. 91 (7 December 1986): 51. Incorporated into An American Childhood.

"A Letter to Theo." Common Knowledge vol. 3, no. 1 (Spring 1994): 113-14. Reprinted in Mornings Like This.

"Life Class." Carolina Quarterly vol. 24, no. 2 (Spring 1972): 23-27. Longer and thoroughly revised version in Antaeus 36 (Winter 1980): 52-60.

"Light in the Open Air." Songs from Unsung Worlds: Science in Poetry. Ed. Bonnie B. Gordon. Boston: Birkhauser, 1985. 87-89. Reprinted in slightly revised form in Mornings Like This.

"The Line of Words." TriQuarterly issue 75 (Spring/Summer 1989): 92-97. Incorporated in a slightly revised form in chapter one of The Writing Life.

"The Living." Harper's, vol. 257, no. 1542 (November 1978): 45-52, 57-64. Revised version reprinted in The Annie Dillard Reader.

"Love Aches." Self vol. 4, no. 12 (December 1982): 132-37. Adapted from "Aces and Eights" in Teaching a Stone to Talk.

"Luke." Antaeus no. 63 (Autumn 1989): 40-50. Reprinted in The Annie Dillard Reader.

"The Man Who Wishes to Feed on Mahogany." American Scholar vol. 42, no. 2 (Spring 1973): 279-80. Reprinted in Tickets for a Prayer Wheel.

"Mayakovsky in New York: A Found Poem." The Atlantic Monthly vol. 274, Issue 3 (September 1994): 64. Reprinted in Mornings Like This: Found Poems.

"The Meaning of Life." Life December 1988: 93. Reprinted in a slightly revised form in The Meaning of Life. Ed. David Friend and the editors of Life. New York: Little Brown, 1991. 11.

"Mirages." Harper's vol. 255, no. 1531 (December 1977) 84-85. Reprinted in a slightly different form in Teaching a Stone to Talk.

"Monster in a Mason Jar." Harper's vol. 247, no. 1479 (August 1973): 61-64, 66-67. Reprinted as part of chapter 3 of Pilgrim at Tinker Creek.

"Mornings Like This." The Georgia Review vol. 47, no. 3 (Fall 1993): 454. Reprinted in Mornings Like This: Found Poems.

"The Muse and the Poet." Ontario Review no. 39 (Fall/Winter 1993-94): 5-6. Reprinted in Mornings Like This.

"The Muskrat Ramble." Travel and Leisure March 1974: 26-27, 46. Reprinted in slightly different form in Pilgrim at Tinker Creek.

"Natural History: An Annotated Booklist." Antaeus no. 57 (1986): 283-88. Expanded version printed in The Nature Reader (edited by Daniel Halpern and Dan Frank).

"A Natural History of Getting Through the Year." Poetry vol. 125 (February 1975): 261. Reprinted in Mornings Like This: Found Poems.

"The Naturalist at Large on the Delaware River." Ontario Review no. 39 (Fall/Winter 1993-94): 7-8. Reprinted in Mornings Like This.

"Nature's Parasites: Survivors in a Fallen World." Cosmopolitan vol. 176 (June 1974): 214-19, 202. Reprinted in Pilgrim at Tinker Creek.

"A Note on Process." Christian Science Monitor 30 April 1979: 25. Substantially revised and incorporated into chapter one of The Writing Life.

"A Note on Process." Jeopardy vol. 15 (Spring, 1979): 8. Lightly revised and reprinted in chapter three of The Writing Life.

"Notes for Young Writers." Image no. 16 (1997): 65-68. Reprinted, with slight variation, as the introduction to In Fact: The Best of Creative Nonfiction.

"Observations and Experiments in Natural History." Kenyon Review vol. 12, no. 2 (Spring 1990): 58-61. Reprinted in Mornings Like This.

"On a Hill Far Away." Harper's vol. 251, no. 1505 (October 1975): 22, 24-25. Reprinted in revised form in Teaching a Stone to Talk.

"Overlooking Glastonbury." Cargoes 52:1 (1964): 22. Then in Transatlantic Review 22 (Autumn 1966): 60. Reprinted in revised form in Tickets for a Prayer Wheel.

"Pastoral." Antaeus no. 75/76 (Autumn 1994): 252. Reprinted in revised form Mornings Like This: Found Poems.

"The Pathfinder of the Seas." Parnassus vol. 19, Issue 2 (1994): 171-2. Reprinted in Mornings Like This: Found Poems.

"The Poetry of the Fact." The Nantucket Review no. 1 (Spring 1974): 43. Reprinted with slight changes and no title as prefatory material in Mornings Like This: Found Poems.

"Sand and Clouds." Raritan vol. 18, Issue 2 (Fall 1998): 30-40. Reprinted throughout For the Time Being.

"Sight into Insight." Harper's vol. 248, no. 1485 (February 1974): 39-40, 42, 44-46. Reprinted in revised form in Pilgrim at Tinker Creek.

"Signals at Sea." Harper's vol. 291, no. 1743 (August 1995): 32. Reprinted in Mornings Like This.

"The Sign of Your Father." Field 11 (Autumn 1974): 23-24. Reprinted in a slightly different form Mornings Like This: Found Poems.

"Sojourner." The Living Wilderness vol. 37 (Autumn 1973): 2-3. Partially incorporated into "The Present" in Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. Includes a note of self-introduction.

"Sojourner." The Living Wilderness vol. 38 (Summer 1974): 2-3. Reprinted as "Living Like Weasels" in Teaching a Stone to Talk.

"Some Notes on the Individual." Ontario Review no. 50 (Spring/Summer 1999): 45-48. Incorporated in a slightly revised form in For the Time Being.

"The State of the Art--Fiction and Its Audience." Massachusetts Review vol. 23, issue 1 (Spring 1982): 85-96. Reprinted in revised form as chapter 5 of Living by Fiction.

"Streetcars." Our Roots Grow Deeper Than We Know. Ed. Lee Gutkind. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1985. 45-47. Reprinted in An American Childhood.

"The Stunt Pilot." Esquire vol. 111, no. 1 (January 1989): 118-23. Reprinted, slightly revised, as chapter seven of The Writing Life.

"Teaching a Stone to Talk." The Atlantic Monthly vol. 247 (February 1981): 36-39. Reprinted in Teaching a Stone to Talk.

"Total Eclipse." Antaeus vol. 45/46 (Spring-Summer 1982): 43-55. Reprinted with minor changes in Teaching a Stone to Talk.

"A Trip to the Mountains." Harper's vol. 283, no. 1695 (August 1991): 48-55. Reprinted, with slight revisions, as chapters VIII, part of IX, and X of The Living.

"Tying His Tie and Whistling a Tune, Zimmer Strikes a Nostalgic Note and Invents His Past." Contempora vol. 2, no. 2 (March-July 1972): 33. Reprinted in a slightly different form in Tickets for a Prayer Wheel.

"A View of Certain Wonderful Effects." Common Knowledge vol. 3, no. 1 (Spring 1994): 117-18. Reprinted in slightly revised form in Mornings Like This.

"A Visit to the Mayo Clinic." Harvard Review no. 5 (Fall 1993): 52-54. Reprinted in Mornings Like This.

"Volcano." Ploughshares vol. 15, no. 2/3 (Fall 1989): 11-12. Reprinted as chapter four of The Writing Life.

"A Watcher of Things." Christian Science Monitor 8 April 1982: 20. Reprinted as "Lenses" in Teaching a Stone to Talk.

"Weekend." Beanstalks. Ed. Lee Smith, Jo Berson, Annie Doak, and Cindy Hardwick. Roanoke, May 1964: 14. Published under the name Norma Dee Plum. Reprinted in Plume and Sword vol. 5, no. 2 (9 November 1964): 4.

"Wish I Had Pie." Black Warrior Review vol. 8 (Spring 1982): 75-84. Reprinted in revised form as Chapter 3 of The Writing Life.

"With the Chinese at Disneyland." Harper's vol. 269, no. 1612 (September 1984): 21-22. Reprinted in Encounters with Chinese Writers.

"The Wreck of Time." Harper's vol. 296, no. 1772 (January 1998): 51-56. Reprinted (in revised form?) in For the Time Being.

"The Writing Life." Tikkun vol. 3 no. 6 (November/December 1988): 24-27. Reprinted in revised form as Chapter Five of The Writing Life.

"The Writing Life." The Writer vol. 102 no. 11 (November 9, 1989): 9-10. Reprinted in revised form as Chapter Five of The Writing Life.

"Write Till You Drop." New York Times Book Review vol. 94 (28 May 1989): sec. 7, 1, 23. Reprinted in revised form as Chapter Five of The Writing Life.


Biographical encounters

Atwood, Margaret. "Reflections on Saranac." The Lost Saranac Interviews: Forgotten Conversations With Famous Writers. Ed. Joe David Bellamy and Connie Bellamy. Cincinnati: Writer's Digest Books, 2007. 274.

Bellamy, Joe David. "Introduction." The Lost Saranac Interviews: Forgotten Conversations With Famous Writers. Ed. Joe David Bellamy and Connie Bellamy. Cincinnati: Writer's Digest Books, 2007. 15.

Bellamy, Joe David. Literary Luxuries: American Writing at the End of the Millennium. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 1995. 56, 58.

Chee, Alexander. "Annie Dillard and the Writing Life." Mentors, Muses & Monsters: 30 Writers on the People Who Changed Their Lives. Ed. Elizabeth Benedict. New York: Free Press, 2009. 59-69.

Dillard, R. H. W. The Day I Stopped Dreaming about Barbara Steele, and Other Poems. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1966. 48-58.

Graver, Elizabeth. "A Double Kind of Knowing." Passing the Word: Writers on their Mentors. Ed. Jeffrey Skinner and Lee Martin. Louisville: Sarabande Books, 2001. 127-29.

Harkness, James, quoted in How to Get Happily Published by Judith Appelbaum. New York: Harper & Row, 1978. 19-20.

Kahn, E. J., Jr. Year of Change: More about the New Yorker and Me. New York: Viking, 1988. 22-23, 149, 151-52, 173-74, 187-88, 225, 230, 234-35, 254-56, 260.

Rose, Phyllis. The Year of Reading Proust. New York: Scribner, 1997. 69, 79, 168, 174-81, 190-92, 201, 205, 228, 247, 250.

Rubin, Louis D., Jr. "Thomas Wolfe: Homage Renewed." Sewanee Review 97 (1989). 261.

Tietjen, Elaine. "Perceptions of Nature: Annie Dillard's Pilgrim at Tinker Creek." North Dakota Quarterly, vol. 56, no. 3 (Summer 1998): 101-13.

Waggoner, Martha. "Emmylou Harris finds the right words for new CD." Associated Press 25 November 2000.

Wilson, Robley. "Reflections on Saranac." The Lost Saranac Interviews: Forgotten Conversations With Famous Writers. Ed. Joe David Bellamy and Connie Bellamy. Cincinnati: Writer's Digest Books, 2007. 275.


Selected Secondary Material

Felch, Susan M. "Annie Dillard: Modern Physics in a Contemporary Mystic." Mosaic vol. 22, no. 2 (Spring, 1989): 1-14.

Goldman, Stan. "Sacrifices to the Hidden God: Annie Dillard's Pilgrim at Tinker Creek and Leviticus." Soundings vol. 74, no. 1-2 (Spring/Summer 1991): 195-213.

Johnson, Sandra Humble. The Space Between: Literary Epiphany in the Work of Annie Dillard. Kent, Ohio: Kent State UP, 1992.

Lounsberry, Barbara. "Annie Dillard." Dictionary of Literary Biography 278: American Novelists Since WWII: 91-98.

Parrish, Nancy C. Lee Smith, Annie Dillard, and the Hollins Group: A Genesis of Writers. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP, 1998.

Richardson, Robert D. "Biography of Annie Dillard." Annie Dillard—Official Website. June 2010.

Smith, Linda. Annie Dillard. New York: Twayne, 1991.

Warner, Mary L. "Annie Dillard." Dictionary of Literary Biography 275: Twentieth-Century American Nature Writers: Prose: 107-120.