IV. Novel segments published prior to the novel’s release

“How the West Was Won.” Black American Literature Forum 23.2 (Summer 1989): 283-92. [Ch. 1 of God’s Country]

“Le visages de la folie.” New Novel Review 4.1 (Fall 1996): 107-12. [Beginning of “A” in Glyph]

“Finem respice.” Agni 46 (1997): 184-204. [“B” in Glyph]

“Inflected Forms.” Meridian (U of Virginia) 7 (Spring 2001): 102-13. [Inga section from Ch. 2 of American Desert]

“A History of the African American People by Strom Thurmond.” With James Kincaid. Transition 93 (2002): 80-109. [Selections from History, pp. 9-76]

“A History of the African American People by Strom Thurmond (Part 2).” With James Kincaid. Transition 94 (2003): 68-99. [Selections from History, pp. 77-150]

“‘Other Languages Are All We Have.'” Reading Percival Everett: European Perspectives. Ed. Claude Julien and Anne-Laure Tissut. Tours: Presses Universitaires François Rabelais, 2007. 205-08. [Beginning of The Water Cure]

“Confluence.” The Literary Review (Fairleigh Dickinson U) 53.3 (2010): 11-20. [Opening section of Percival Everett]

“Between Here and There (for Robert Coover).” Review of Contemporary Fiction 32.1 (Spring 2012): 216-18. [Segment 44 of the Phosporus section of Percival Everett]