III. Nonfiction

Foreword. Shackles. By George C. Wolfe and Richard Taylor. Frankfort, KY: Frankfort Arts Foundation, 1988. vii-ix.

“Signing to the Blind.” Callaloo 14.1 (Winter 1991): 9-11.

“The Revolution Will Not Be Televised.” Hungry Mind Review 45 (Spring 1998): 16.

“F/V: Placing the Experimental Novel.” Callaloo 22.1 (Winter 1999): 18-23. [Later incorporated into erasure]

“Why I’m from Texas.” Callaloo 24.1 (Winter 2001): 62-63.

Foreword. Making Callaloo: 25 Years of Black Literature. Ed. Charles Henry Rowell. New York: St. Martin’s, 2002. xv-xvii.

“Raising Horses, Writing Novels.” Speakeasy (Minneapolis) 1.4 (March/April 2003): 14-15.

*”The Harmony of Remote Places.” Condé Nast Traveller (London) May 2003.

“909.” My California: Journeys by Great Writers. Ed. Donna Wares. Santa Monica, CA: Angel City, 2004. 121-25.

“Red States?” What We Do Now. Ed. Dennis Loy Johnson and Valerie Merians. Hoboken, NJ: Melville House, 2004. 21-25.

“A Modality.” symplokē 12.1-2 (2004): 152-54.

“The Color of His Skin.” Letter to the Editor. New York Times Book Review 6 June 2004: 4.

Introduction. The Jefferson Bible. By Thomas Jefferson. New York: Akashic Books, 2004. 11-31. [Includes imagined conversation with Jefferson]

“Etre dictateur au nom de la liberté: Mon journal.” Trans. Jean-Claude Burou. Libération (Paris) Week-End 16 Oct. 2004. Web. [in French . . . a seven-day meditation on things American, most notably the then-pending Bush-Kerry election of 2004]

Introduction [to Three Stories by Margaret Atwood]. 3 X 33: Short Fiction by 33 Writers. Ed. Mark Winegardner. Boston: Thomson Wadsworth, 2005. 24-25.

“Pynchon from A to V.” Bookforum: The Book Review for Art, Fiction & Culture 12.2 (June/September 2005): 31.

Foreword. In the United States of Africa. By Abdourahman A. Waberi. Trans. David and Nicole Ball. Lincoln: U of Nebraska P, 2006. vii-viii.

Introduction. Has No Kinsmen. By Kimberly Burwick. Los Angeles: Black Goat/Red Hen, 2006. 13-14.

Foreword. The Literary Press and Magazine Directory, 2007/2008. Brooklyn, NY: Soft Skull, 2007. vii-viii.

“Thirty Years of Callaloo.” Callaloo 30.1 (Winter 2007): 315.

“‘Getting Lost in the Fictive Distance’: Addressing a Villa Gillet Session.” Trans. Anne-Laure Tissut. Reading Percival Everett: European Perspectives. Eds. Claude Julien and Anne-Laure Tissut. Tours: Presses Universitaires François Rabelais, 2007. 209-16.

Afterword. Callaloo 32.4. (Fall 2009): 1246.

“Freedom’s Just Another Word for Nothing Left to Lose.” Vida: Women in the Arts 7 Nov. 2010. Web.

Introduction. The Impossibly. By Laird Hunt. Minneapolis: Coffee House, 2012. xiii-xiv.

“Chemically Darkened Like Me.” The Oxford American 78 (August 2012): 130-31.

“Percival Everett’s Top Ten List.” The Top Ten 2013. Web.

“Slash.” La Clé des Langues (Lyon). 16 May 2014. Web.

Introduction. Ploughshares 40.2-3 (Fall 2014): 5.

“Artist Statement.” Percival Everett: Writing Other/Wise. Eds. Keith B. Mitchell and Robin G. Vander. New Orleans: Xavier Review Press, 2014. 77-78.

“Introduction.” Walk Me to the Distance. Columbia: U of South Carolina P, 2015. x-xii.

“Introduction.” Through the Arc of the Rain Forest. By Karen Tei Yamashita. Minneapolis: Coffee House, 2017. xi-xii.