B I B L I O G R A P H Y

NOVELS

    Kinflicks
    • Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1976.
    • excerpts: Vogue, v.166, #2 (Feb., 1976).
    • Cosmopolitan, v.181, #2 (Aug., 1976).
    • New Dawn, v.2, #2 (July, 1977).
    • Pulling Your Own Strings, ed. Gloria Kaufman and Mary Blakely, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1980.
    • The Best of Modern Humor, ed. Mordecai Richler, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983.
    • A Southern Appalachian Reader, ed. Nellie McNeil and Joyce Squibb, Boone, N.C.: Appalachian Consortium Press, 1989
    • Roy Blount's Book of Southern Humor, New York: W.W. Norton, 1994.
    Original Sins
    • Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1981.
    • excerpt: Harpers and Queen, (June, 1981).
    Bedrock
    • Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1990.
    Birdman and the Dancer
    • Gyldendal, Copenhagen, 1993;
    • Amsterdam: Contact, 1994; Hamburg: Rowohlt, 1996.
    Five Minutes in Heaven
    • Dutton, 1995
    • excerpt: Lane Series Program, Burlington, VT: University of Vermont, 1995.
NON-FICTION/AUTOBIOGRAPHY
    Kinfolks
    • New York: Arcade Publishing, 2007.
    About Women
    • New York, Nan Talese Books, an imprint of Doubleday, (coming November 17, 2015)

NON-FICTION

STORIES

    "Encounter"
    • McCall's, v. 103, #11(Aug., 1976).

    "Squeamish,"
    • CLAYMORE, v.1, #2 (Oct., 1977), p. 7-14.

    "Termites"
    • Homewords, ed. Douglas Paschall and Alice Swanson,Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1986.

    "The Politics of Paradise"
    • Louder Than Words, ed. William Shore, New York: Random House, 1989.

    "Silver Moon Bay"
    • By the Light of the Silvery Moon, ed. Ruth Petrie, London: Virago Press, 1994

    "Stormy Weather"
    • THE BEST OF THE BEST, ed. Elaine Koster and Joseph Pittman (New York: Penguin Putnam, 1998), pp. 1-24.

    "Wedding Belles"
    • LONDON SUNDAY EXPRESS MAGAZINE, 1999, pp. 33-4.

    "Eye of the Lord"
    • IRON MOUNTAIN REVIEW, v. 27 (Spring, 2001), pp. 6-7.

    "Fox Hunt"
    • APPALACHIAN HERITAGE, v.32, #1 (Winter, 2004), pp. 13-22.

    Stormy Weather & Other Stories
    • Mercer University Press, 2012.

    The Golden Tower: A Fairytale
    • Self-published, lisaalther.com, November 2016.
ARTICLES

    Vermont Freeman:

    • "Autumn Mood"
        Nov., 1971.

    • "Relevance in the Nursery"
        v.3, #24 (Dec., 1971)

    • "The French Connection"
        Feb., 1972

    • "Dandelion Wine"
        v.4, #6 (spring, 1972)

    • "A Candy Recipe"
        v.4, #12 (June, 1972)

    • "Things That Go Bump In The Night"
        v.4, #13 (July, 1972)

    • "Sufism: A Book Review"
        v.4, #17 (Sept., 1972)

    • "Ecology Fantasy"
        v.5, #15 (Aug., 1973)

    • "Finding Your Rhythm"
        v. 6, #6 (spring, 1974)

    • "Organic Farming on Trial"
        Natural History, v.81, #9 (Nov.,1972).

    • "Whole Food Cookery"
        Yankee, v.37, #4(Apr., 1973)

    • "Mail Order Religion"
        New Society, v.27, #590 (Jan.24, 1974)

    • "Vermont Coop Spins a Comeback for Wool"
        New Englander, v.21, #5 (Sept., 1974)

    • "The Snake Handlers"
        New Society, v.34, #687 (Dec. 4, 1975)

    • "The Melungeon Melting Pot"
        New Society, v.36, #706 (Apr.15, 1976)

    • "A Forest Full of Fiddleheads"
        New Times, v.6, #10(May 14,1976)

    • "They Shall Take Up Serpents"
        New York Times Sunday Magazine, (June 6, 1976)

    • "Into the Melting Pot"
        Mankind, v.5, #9 (Oct., 1976)

    • "Female Pen: Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Aurora Leigh"
        The Guardian, (London: Feb. 23, 1978)

    • "Biorhythmic Blues"
        New Society, (Mar. 2, 1978), p.478

    • "Joky Way to Wisdom"
        New Society, (June 15, 1978), p, 610

    • "Tales from All Over"
        New York Times Book Review, (Oct. 21,1979), p.7

    • "Will the South Rise Again?"
        New York Times Book Review, (Dec. 16, 1979), p.7

    • Introduction, A Good Man Is Hard To Find, Flannery O'Connor
        (London: The Women's Press, 1980.)
          --reprinted in Harpers and Queens (June, 1980)

    • "Anna (I) Anna: A Novel by Klaus Rifbjerg"
        Denmarkings: Danish Literature Today, (Copenhagen, l982)

    • "The Writer and Her Critics"
        The Women's Review of Books, (Oct., 1988), p.11

    • "What I Do When I Write..."
        The Women's Review of Books, (July, 1989), p.24

    • "Dear Old House: Sarah Orne Jewett"
        Art and Antiques, (December, 1991)

    • "Matisse and Picasso: A Friendship in Art, by Francoise Gilot"
        Pleiades, v. 1, no. 1 (winter, 1991)

    • "Dixie in the Blood: SPORTSMAN'S PARADISE by Nancy Lemann"
        Los Angeles Times Book Review, (July 19, 1992), p. 11

    • "A Curator Leaves No Matisse Unturned"
        New York Times, (September 13, 1992), p.49

    • "Fame and Misfortune: FEATHER CROWNS by Bobbie Ann Mason"
        Los Angeles Times Book Review, (October 24, 1993), p. 2

    • "The Gods of Greece: A Review"
        Los Angeles Times Book Review, (May 8, 1994), p. 6

    • "Mating Dances: THE GOOD HUSBAND by Gail Godwin"
        Boston Globe (August 28, 1994), p. 65

    • "Another Kind of Victorian: SARAH ORNE JEWETT by Paula Blanchard"
        New York Times Book Review (November 20,1994) p. 25

    • "A Sly and Funny Take on the Tabloid Age: ISABEL'S BED by Elinor Lipman"
        Boston Sunday Globe (March 5, 1995), p. 103

    • "Struggling for Justice in a Savage Century: CHOICES by Mary Lee Settle"
        Washington Post Book World (June 4, 1995), p. 8

    • "An American Teacher Liberates Her Chinese Students: KATHERINE by Anchee Min"
        San Francisco Chronicle (May 28, 1995)

    • "Overlapping Stories in a Violent, Chaotic Time: THE AGE OF MIRACLES by Ellen Gilchrist"
        San Francisco Chronicle (April 30, 1995), p. 3

    • "One Hundred Years Ago or More: THE GOD IN FLIGHT by Laura Argiri"
        Harvard Gay and Lesbian Review (Spring, 1995)

    • "American Tragedies: WRONGFUL DEATH by Sandra Gilbert and DREAMING by Carolyn See"
        Women's Review of Books (July, 1995), p. 18

    • "A Deep Voice of Authenticity: WATER FROM THE WELL by Myra McLarey"
        Washington Post Book World (Nov. 23, 1995)

    • "Growing Up a Southern Writer"
        Southern Living (April, 1996).

    • "McCullers' Columbus",
        TENNESSEE ENGLISH JOURNAL, v. 10 (Oct., 1999), pp. 6-9.

    • "Can the Novel Be Saved?"
        USA TODAY, v. 129, #2668 (Jan., 2001), pp. 66-9.
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