Bibliography

Books by Barbara Kingsolver

  • Flight Behavior. HarperCollins (New York), to be released November 2012.
  • The Lacuna. HarperCollins (New York), 2009.
  • Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life. HarperCollins (New York), 2007.
  • Small Wonder.  Harper Collins (New York), 2002.
  • Last Stand: America’s Virgin Lands.  Photographs by Annie Griffiths Belt. National Geographic Society (Washington), 2002.
  • Prodigal Summer.  HarperCollins (New York), 2000.
  • The Poisonwood Bible.  HarperCollins (New York), 1998.
  • High Tide in Tucson: Essays From Now or Never. HarperCollins (New York), 1995.
  • Pigs in Heaven.  Harper Perennial (New York), 1993.
  • Another America/Otra América.  Seal Press (Seattle, WA), 1992.
  • Animal Dreams. Harper Perennial (New York), 1990.
  • Homeland and Other Stories. Harper & Row (New York), 1989.
  • Holding the Line: Women in the Great Arizona Mine Strike of 1983. Cornell University Press (Ithaca, NY), 1989.
  • The Bean Trees. Harper & Row (New York), 1988.

Contributions to Anthologies

  • Introduction for The Awakening by Kate Chopin, reissued by Canongate Books Ltd. (London), 2014.
  • "How Mr. Dewey Decimal Saved My Life," in The Public Library: A Photographic Essay, by Robert Dawson. Princeton Architectural Press. (New York), 2014.
  • "Where to Begin," in Knitting Yarns: Writers on Knitting, edited by Ann Hood. W.W. Norton & Company. (New York), 2014.
  • "Reconstructing Our Desires," in Literature and Culture: A Reader on Nature and Culture, edited by Lorraine Anderson, Scott Slovic and John P. O'Grady. Pearson. (Upper Saddle River, NJ), 2013.
  • Summary and excerpts from The Poisonwood Bible in The Moral of the Story: An Introduction to Ethics, edited by Nina Rosenstand. McGraw-Hill. (New York), 2013.
  • "Another American Way," in Dreaming in Public: Building the Occupy Movement, edited by Amy Schrager Lang and Daniel Lang/Levitsky. New Internationalist Publications Ltd. (Oxford, United Kingdom), 2012.
  • “The One Eyed Monster and Why I Don’t Let Him In” from Small Wonder in Companions in Wonder: Children and Adults Exploring Nature Together, edited by Julie Dunlap and Stephen R. Kellert. The MIT Press (Cambridge, MA), 2011.
  • Excerpt from Animal, Vegetable, Miracle in The Conscious Kitchen: The New Way to Buy and Cook Food—to protect the Earth, Improve Your Health, and Eat Deliciously by Alexandra Zissu. Clarkson Potter (New York), 2010.
  • Excerpt from Animal, Vegetable, Miracle in Hope Beneath Our Feet: Restoring Our Place in the Natural World, edited by Martin Keogh. North Atlantic Books (Berkeley, CA), to be released September 7, 2010.
  • “How to Be Hopeful” in Creating a Life You’ll Love, edited by Mark Chimsky-Lustig. Sellers Publishing (South Portland, ME), 2009.
  • “Household Words” in Creating Nonfiction: A Guide and Anthology, by Becky Bradway and Doug Hesse. Bedford / St. Martin’s (Boston, MA), 2009.
  • Excerpt from The Poisonwood Bible in Sisters: An Anthology, edited by Jan Freeman, Emily Wojcik, and Deborah Bull. Paris Press (Ashfield, MA), 2009.
  • Foreword for Thoreau’s Legacy: American Stories about Global Warming, a project of the Union of Concerned Scientists and Penguin Classics, edited by Richard Hayes. Penguin Classics (Cambridge, MA), 2009.
  • “The Blessings of Dirty Work” in Hunger and Thirst: Food Literature, edited by Nancy Cary, June Cressy, Ella deCastro Baron, Alys Masek and Trissy McGhee. San Diego City Works Press (San Diego, CA), 2008.
  • “Letter to a Daughter at 13” in The Maternal is Political: Women Writers at the Intersection of Motherhood and Social Change, edited by Shari MacDonald Strong. Seal Press (Berkeley, CA), 2008.
  • “The Monster’s Belly” in Seeds of Fire: Contemporary Poetry from the Other USA, edited by Jon Anderson. Smokestack Books (Middlesbrough, UK), 2008.
  • Excerpt from “Lily’s Chickens” in Voluntary Simplicity. Northwest Earth Institute (Portland, OR), 2008.
  • “How Mr. Dewey Decimal Saved My Life” in After the Bell: Contemporary American Prose About School, edited by Maggie Anderson and David Hassler. University of Iowa Press (Iowa City, IA), 2007.
  • “Why I Am a Danger to the Public” in The Aunt Lute Anthology of U.S. Women Writers, Volume 2, The 20th Century edited by Lisa Marie Hogeland and Shay Brawn.  Aunt Lute Books (San Francisco, CA), 2007.
  • “Waiting for Asparagus” in Best Food Writing 2007, edited by Holly Hughes. The Perseus Books Group (New York), 2007.
  • Excerpt of “The One-Eyed Monster, and Why I Don’t Let Him In” in Living Outside the Box: TV-Free Families Share Their Secrets by Barbara Brock. Eastern Washington University Press (Spokane, WA), 2007.
  • Excerpt from Prodigal Summer in Mighty Giants: An American Chestnut Anthology, edited by Chris Bolgiano and Glenn Novak. Images from the Past (Bennington, VT), 2007.
  • “The Art of Buying Nothing” in Wendell Berry: Life and Work, edited by Jason Peters. University Press of Kentucky (Lexington, KY), 2007.
  • “Lily’s Chickens” in Child Honoring: How to Turn This World Around, edited by Raffi Cavoukian and Sharna Olfman. Praeger (Westport, Conn., London), 2006.
  •  Excerpt from Animal, Vegetable, Miracle in The Complete Organic Pregnancy, by Deidre Dolan and Alexandra Zissu. HarperCollins Publishers (New York), 2006.
  •  Numerous definitions in Home Ground: Language for an American Landscape, edited by Barry Lopez and Debra Gwartney. Trinity University Press (San Antonio, TX), 2006.
  • “Civil Disobedience at Breakfast” in At Work in Life’s Garden: Writers on the Spiritual Adventure of Parenting, edited by Sarah Conover and Tracy Springberry. Eastern Washington University Press (Spokane, WA), 2005.
  • Excerpt from Prodigal Summer in Birds in the Hand: Fiction and Poetry About Birds, edited by Dylan Nelson and Kent Nelson. Farrar, Straus and Giroux (New York), 2005.
  • “Deadline,” “Our Father Who Drowns the Birds” and “Refuge” in Imagine a World: Poetry for Peacemakers, compiled by Peggy Rosenthal. PaxChristi USA (Erie, PA), 2005.
  • “Letter to a Daughter at 13” in I Wanna Be Sedated: 30 Writers on Parenting Teenagers, edited by Faith Conlon and Gail Hudson. Seal Press / Avalon Publishing Group (Emeryville, CA), 2005.
  • Excerpt from “The Memory Place” in Of Woods and Waters: A Kentucky Outdoor Reader, edited by Ron Ellis. University Press of Kentucky (Lexington, KY), 2005.
  • “Sea to Shining Sea” adapted from “Knowing Our Place,” in America 24/7. DK Books (New York), 2003.
  • Foreword in The Essential Agrarian Reader, edited by Norman Wirzba. University Press of Kentucky (Lexington, KY), 2003.
  • “Stone Soup” in The McGraw-Hill Reader: Issues Across the Disciplines. McGraw-Hill (New York), 2003.
  • “Canary Island” in Our Own Anthology, New York Times, 2003.
  • “My Desert Pond” in Sisters of the Earth, edited by Lorraine Anderson. Vintage Books (New York), 2003.
  • Excerpts from The Bean Trees and Prodigal Summer in Listen Here: Women Writing in Appalachia, edited by Sandra L. Ballard and Patricia Hudson. The University Press of Kentucky (Lexington, KY), 2003.
  • “The Good Farmer ” in Mountain Record: The Zen Practitioner’s Journal, Vol. XXII, No. 1. Dharma Communications (Mt. Tremper, NY), 2003.
  • “Beating Time” in Teaching with Fire: Poetry that Sustains the Courage to Teach, Sam M. Intrator, Megan Scribner, Parker J. Palmer, Tom Vander Ark. Jossey Bass (San Francisco), 2003.
  • “A Pure High Note of Anguish” in Women On War, edited by Daniela Gioseffi. The Feminist Press at CUNY, 2003.
  • “The Middle Daughter” and “Remember the Moon Survives” in A Fierce Brightness: Twenty-five Years of Women’s Poetry, edited by Margarita Donnelly, Beverly McFarland, and Micki Reaman. Calyx Books (Corvallis, OR), 2002.
  • “What Has Changed For All of Us” in After 9/11: Solutions For a Saner World, edited by Don Hazen, Tate Hausman, Tamara Straus, and Michelle Chihara. Independent Media Institute (San Francisco), 2002.
  • “No Glory in Unjust War on the Weak” in The Moral of the Story by Nina Rosenstand, McGraw-Hill Companies, 2002.
  • “A Pure, High Note of Anguish” in September 11, 2001: Feminist Perspectives, edited by Susan Hawthorne and Bronwyn Winter. Spinifex Press (Australia), 2002.
  • “Saying Grace” in This Land Is Your Land: Turning to Nature In a Time of Crisis, 2002.
  •  “Messing With the Sacred,” Appalachian Journal, Vol. 28 No. 3, Spring 2001.
  • “Seeing Scarlet” written with Steven L. Hopp in The Best American Science and Nature Writing, edited by Edward O. Wilson. Houghton Mifflin (Boston), 2001.
  • Introduction in The Best American Short Stories 2001, edited by Barbara Kingsolver, Houghton Mifflin (Boston), 2001.
  • High Tide In Tucson” in Getting Over the Color Green, edited by Scott Slovic. University of Arizona Press (Tucson), 2001.
  • “Homeland” in Homeland and Beyond: An Anthology of Kentucky Short Stories, edited by Morris Allen Grubbs. University Press of Kentucky (Lexington), 2001.
  • “A Forbidden Territory Familiar to All” in Writers [on Writing]: Collected Essays from The New York Time. Henry Holt and Company (New York), 2001.
  • Untitled in Endangered: Your Child in a Hostile World, edited by Johann Christoph Arnold. Plough Publishing (Rifton, NY), 2000.
  • “In the Belly of the Beast” in Learning to Glow: A Nuclear Reader, edited by John Bradley. University of Arizona Press (Tucson), 2000.
  • “This House I Cannot Leave” and “Deadline” in Literature and Society: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, Nonfiction, Pamela J. Annas and Robert C. Rosen. Prentice Hall (Upper Saddle River, NJ), 2000.
  • “Homeland” in My Favorite Fantasy Story, edited by Martin H. Greenberg. Daw Books Inc. (New York), 2000.
  • “Journeys” essay in “Three Minutes or Less.” Paris Review, edited by George Plimpton. The Paris Review (Flushing, NY), Winter 1999-2000.
  • “Deadline” and passages from The Poisonwood Bible in Sisters In Pain by L. Elisabeth Beattie and M.A. Shaugnessy. University Press of Kentucky (Lexington, KY), 2000.
  • “Journeys” in Three Minutes or Less: Life Lessons from America’s Greatest Writers, by Pen / Faulkner Foundation. Bloomsbury Publishing (London), 2000.
  • “Women in the Great Arizona Mine Strike of 1983” in Western Women’s Reader: The Remarkable Writings of Women Who Shaped the American West, Spanning 300 Years, edited by Lillian Schlissel and Catherine Lavender. HarperPerrenial (New York), 2000.
  • “How Poems Happen” in The Beacon Best of 1999: Creative Writing by Women and Men of All Colors, edited by Ntozake Shange. Beacon Press (Boston), 1999.
  • “Deadline” in A Map of Hope: Women’s Writing on Human Rights, edited by Marjorie Agosin. Rutgers University Press (New Brunswick, NJ, and London), 1998.
  • “Deadline” in The American Voice: Anthology of Poetry, edited by Frederick Smock. The University Press of Kentucky (Lexington, KY), 1998.
  • “Stone Soup” in Here and Now: Current Readings for Writers, edited by Gilbert H. Muller. McGraw-Hill (New York), 1998.
  • “Making Peace” in Intimate Nature: The Bond between Women and Animals, edited by Linda Hogan, D. Metzger, and B. Peterson. Ballantine (New York, NY), 1998.
  • “Knowing Our Place,” foreword for Off the Beaten Path: Stories of Place. Farrar Strauss (New York), 1998.
  • “A Woman’s Unease About the Men’s Movement” in Mastering the Art of Everyday Living. Utne Reader(Minneapolis, MN), 1997.
  • “Secret Animals” in Fish Stories Collective III, edited by Erin Fossett. WorkShirts Writers Center (Chicago), 1997.
  • “Letter to My Mother” in I’ve Always Meant to Tell You: Letters to Our Mothers, edited by Constance Warlow. Pocket Books (New York), 1997.
  • “A Mean Eye” in Walking the Twilight: Women Writers of the Southwest, edited by Kathryn Wilder. Northland (Flagstaff, AZ), 1997.
  • “Quality Time” in Mothers: Twenty Stories of Contemporary Motherhood, edited by Katrina Kenison and Kathleen Hirsch. Farrar Straus & Giroux (New York), 1996.
  • “Creation Stories” in Getting Over the Color Green: Southwestern American Literature: An Anthology of Contemporary Environmental Literature from the American Southwest.  University of Nevada Press (Reno, NV), 1995.
  • “Quality Time” in Mother, edited by Claudia O’Keefe. Pocket Books (New York), 1995.
  • “Stone Dreams” in ‘Did My Mama Like to Dance?’ and Other Stories About Mothers and Daughters, edited by Geeta Lothari. Avon Books (New York), 1994.
  • “The Memory Place” in Heart of the Land: Essays on Last Great Places, edited by Joseph Barbato. Pantheon (New York), 1994.
  • “Somewhere Under the Rainbow” in I Should Have Stayed Home: The Worst Trips of Great Writers, edited by Roger Rapoport and Marguerita Castanera. Book Passage Press (Berkeley, CA), 1994.
  • “Going to Japan” in Journeys, edited by PEN-Faulkner Foundation. Quill & Bush (Rockville, MD), 1994.
  • “Confession of the Reluctant Remainder” in Mid-Life Confidential: The Rock Bottom Remainders Tour America with Three Chords and an Attitude, edited by Dave Marsh. Viking (New York), 1994.
  • “Quality Time” in The Single Mother’s Companion: Essays and Stories by Women, edited by Marsha R. Leslie. Seal Press (Seattle, WA), 1994.
  • “Fault Lines” in Writers Harvest, edited by William H. Shore. Harcourt, Brace & Co. (Orlando, FL), 1994.
  • “Why I Am a Danger to the Public” in Dreamers and Desperadoes: Contemporary Short Fiction of the American West, edited by Craig Lesley. Laurel (New York), 1993.
  • “Rose-Johnny” in First Sightings: Contemporary Stories of American Youth, edited by John Loughery. Persea Books (New York), 1993.
  • “Why I Am a Danger to the Public” in New Writers of the Purple Sage: An Anthology of Recent Western Writing, edited by Russell Martin. Penguin (New York, NY), 1992.
  • “Deadline” in Peace Prayers: Meditations, Affirmations, Invocations, Poems and Prayers for Peace, edited by Carrie Leadingham, Joann E. Moschella, Hilary M. Vartanian. HarperSanFrancisco (San Francisco, CA), 1992.
  • “Cabbages and Kings” in Women Respond to the Men’s Movement: A Feminist Collection, edited by Kay Leigh Hagan. Pandora (San Francisco), 1992.
  • “Pizza Odysseus” in Padre Kino’s Favorite Meatloaf and Other Recipes from Baja Arizona. Community Food Bank of Tucson, 1991.
  • “Rose-Johnny” in New Stories from the South: The Year’s Best, 1988, edited by S. Ravenel. Algonquin Books (Chapel Hill, NC), 1988.
  • Rebirth of Power: Overcoming the Effects of Sexual abuse through the Experiences of Others. Mother Courage Press (Racine, WI), 1987.

Articles, Stories and Essays in periodicals

Articles noted with + were later published in essay collections, often in substantially revised form.

  • "An Inner Life." The New York Times Book Review of Kimberly Elkins's What is Visible, June 5, 2014.
  • "The Botany of Desire." The New York Times Book Review of Elizabeth Gilbert's Signature of All Things, September 26, 2013.
  • "The Other Sister." The New York Times Book Review of Karen Joy Fowler's We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves, June 6, 2013.
  • "A New Kind of Day" (Excerpt from Flight Behavior.) Orion Magazine, September / October, 2012.
  • "Another American Way.” The Occupied Wall Street Journal, Nov. 18, 2011.
  • "Once On This Island." The New York Times Book Review of T.C. Boyle's When the Killing's Done, Feb. 18, 2011.
  • “Reconstructing Our Desires.” The Progressive, December 2010 / January 2011.
  • “Ear to the Ground.” New York Time Book Review of E.O. Wilson’s Anthill, April 9, 2010.
  • "Water is Life.” National Geographic, April, 2010.
  • “The Color Red.” AARP Magazine, May and June, 2009.
  • “Knowing Our Place.” Read magazine, May 1, 2009.
  • "Reading list for the new president.” New York Times, 2009
  • “What Money Doesn’t Buy.” World Ark Magazine, March / April 2009
  • “How to be Hopeful.” Resurgence Magazine, January / February, 2009.
  • New Year’s resolution, Resurgence Magazine, January / February, 2009.
  • “Reclaiming the Kitchen” (excerpt from AVM). Mother Earth News, June / July, 2008.
  • “How to Be Hopeful.” The Land Report, Summer, 2008.
  • “Waiting for Asparagus” excerpt from AVM. geez magazine Winter, 2007.
  • “City Slickers and Clod Hoppers” (excerpt from AVM). geez magazine Winter, 2007.
  • “Our Dirty Work.” Washington Post, Sept. 30, 2007.
  • “No Bananas, but Lots of Tomatoes” (excerpt from AVM). The Guardian, June 27, 2007.
  • “Growing Trust”(excerpt from AVM). Mother Earth News, June / July, 2007.
  • “Stalking the Vegetannual”(excerpt from AVM). Orion, March / April, 2007.
  • “DIY Cheese” (excerpt from AVM). Food and Wine, May 2006.
  • “Following the Ancient Paths” in World Ark Magazine, September / October, 2005.
  • “Not Just to Get, But to Give” in World Ark Magazine, July / August 2005.
  • “Turkey Tomfoolery” in Farming Magazine, 2004.
  • “Small Wonder” from Small Wonder. Peace & Freedom, Vol. 64 No. 1, Winter 2004.
  • “Vaya con Dios, Tucson.” Arizona Daily Star, May 9, 2004.
  •  “A Good Farmer” from The Essential Agrarian Reader. Mountain Record, Dharma Communications Periodicals, Fall 2003.
  • “Bourbon for Dinner.” Food & Wine Magazine, Nov. 2003.
  • “A Good farmer.” The Nation, Nov. 3, 2003.
  • “The Way to Nueva Vida,” excerpt from “A Forest’s Last Stand” in Small Wonder. Sierra Magazine. Sept-Oct; 2003.
  • Excerpt from “No Glory in Unjust War on the Weak.” Boston Research Center for the 21st Century, Fall 2002/Winter 2003: No. 20.
  •  “Saying Grace” in Timeline No. 68, Foundation for Global Community, March/April 2003.
  • “A Fist In The Eye of God,” Mother Earth News, August/September 2002.
  • “Small Wonder,” Orion Magazine, Summer 2002.
  • “A Fist In the Eye of God,” Plough Reader, Summer 2002.
  • “It’s My Flag Too,” excerpt,  Reader’s Digest, July 2002.
  • “Saying Grace” in World Ark Magazine, Heifer International, Fall 2002.
  • “It’s My Flag, Too.” Publishers Weekly, Feb. 4, 2002.
  • “It’s My Flag, Too.” San Francisco Chronicle, Jan. 13, 2002.
  • “Everybody’s Flag.” Tucson Weekly, Jan. 10, 2002.
  • “Saying Grace,” Audubon, January 2002.
  • “The Mean Eye” from Pigs in Heaven. Tucson Guide Quarterly, Madden Publishing, Winter 2002.
  • “Reflections on Wartime.” Washington Post, Nov. 23, 2001.
  • “Local Foods that Please the Soul.” New York Times, Nov. 22, 2001.
  •  “Knowing Our Place,” Mother Earth News, October/November 2001.
  • “Notebook.” New Republic, Vol. 225 n° 17, Oct. 10, 2001.
  • “No Glory in Unjust War on the Weak.” Los Angeles Times, Oct. 14, 2001.
  •  “Una pura y elevada nota de angustia,” La Jornada, 5 October 2001.
  • “What Has Changed for All of Us.” Boston Globe, Sep. 26, 2001.
  • “And Our Flag Was Still There.” San Francisco Chronicle, Sep. 25, 2001.
  • “A Pure, High Note of Anguish.” Los Angeles Times, Sep. 23, 2001.
  • “Old Chestnuts” from Prodigal Summer. Tucson Quarterly, Madden Publishing, Summer 2001.
  • “Rethinking Patriotism: `Only we have the power to demolish our own ideals.’” Arizona Daily Star, September 30, 2001.
  • “Old Chestnuts” from Prodigal Summer. Book magazine, West Egg Communications, Sept. / Oct. 2000.
  • “Somebody’s Baby.” The Plough Reader, Autumn 2000.
  • “Lacewings.” Redbook, Nov. 2000.
  • “Seeing Scarlet” with Steven L. Hopp. Audubon Magazine, Sept.-Oct. 2000.
  • “The Patience of a Saint” with Steven L. Hopp. National Geographic Magazine, Apr. 2000.
  • “A Forbidden Territory Familiar to All.” The New York Times, March 27, 2000.
  •  “Civil Disobedience at Breakfast.”  Brain, Child Magazine.  Ed. Stephanie Wilkinson, Spring 2000.
  • “Life is Precious—or It’s Not: Littleton’s Aftermath.” Los Angeles Times, May 2, 1999.
  • “Desert Blooms” with Steven L. Hopp. Natural History, May 1999.
  • Excerpt from the introduction for Off the Beaten Path. The News & Observer, Raleigh, NC. March 14, 1999.
  • “The Passing of a Landmark.” The Arizona Daily Star, Jan. 8, 1999.
  • “What the Janitor Heard in the Elevator” in Crone’s Nest, No. 5, 1999.
  • “Survival of the Fittest” (review of The Evolution of Jane by Cathleen Schine). New York Times Book Review, Oct. 11, 1998.
  • “A Forest’s Last Stand in Mexico.” Natural History, 1998.
  • Excerpt of “How Poems Happen. ” Utne Reader, July / August 1998.
  • “Between the Covers” (review of A Widow for One Year, by John Irving). The Washington Post, May 24, 1998.
  • “How I Stopped Worrying about Housework.” Working Mother, Jan. 1997.
  • “The Muscle Mystique.” Official Spa Directory of North America. Fall 1996.
  • “The Power of Fiction.” DePauw University magazine, Spring 1996.
  • “Stone Soup.” Tucson Weekly, Sept. 28, 1995.
  • “Downscale in Topanga Canyon” (review of The Tortilla Curtain by T. Coraghessan Boyle). Nation. Sept. 25, 1995.
  •  “Heart of the Land: Acclaimed Writers Portray the Nature Conservancy’s ‘Last Great Places.’” Nature Conservancy, March-Apr. 1995. (From “The Memory Place” in High Tide in Tucson: Essays From Now or Never.)
  • “Hawaii Preserved in an Enchanted Crater.” New York Times Magazine, March 5, 1995. +
  • “The New American Family: The Way We Are.” Parenting, March 1995. +
  • “Where Everybody Really Loves a Baby.” Parenting, 1994. +
  • “License to Love (Should You Need a License to Be a Parent?)” Parenting, Nov. 1994. (Used in “Somebody’s Baby,” High Tide in Tucson.)
  • “Faultlines.” Buzz, September 1994.
  • “Not in Their Backyards” (review of Called Out by A. G. Mojtabal). New York Times Book Review, June 19, 1994.
  • “A Metaphysics of Resistance” (review of Forged Under the Sun / Forjado Bajo el Sol: The Life of Maria Elena Lucas by Fran Leeper Buss). The Women’s Review of Books, Feb. 1994.
  • “Desire Under the Palms.” New York Times, Feb. 6, 1994.
  • “Brazil” (review of novel by John Updike). New York Times Book Review, Feb. 6, 1994.
  • “The Forest in the Seeds” (review of Faith in a Seed: The Dispersion of Seeds and Other Late Natural History Writings by Henry D. Thoreau). Natural History, Oct. 1993. +
  • “The Heard Museum: Native American Culture Comes Alive in Phoenix.” Architectural Digest, June 1993. +
  • “Desert Heat: So far from God” (review of novel by Ana Castillo). Los Angeles Times Book Review, May 16, 1993.
  • “Lush Language.” Los Angeles Times, May 16, 1993.
  • “His-and-Hers Politics.” Utne Reader, Jan.-Feb. 1993. +
  • “Fault Lines.”  Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies, Vol. 12 n°3, Winter 1992.
  • “Secret Animals.” Turnstile, Dec. 3, 1992.
  • “What Happens When Justice Turns a Blind Eye?” Newsday, Oct. 25, 1992.
  • “Kingdom of Mystery and Magic [Benin].” New York Times Magazine, Sept. 12, 1992. +
  • “Whipsawed in Washington: The Living” (review of novel by Annie Dillard). Nation, May 25, 1992.
  • “Where the Map Stopped.” New York Times Magazine, May 17, 1992.
  •  “The Prince Thing.” Women’s Day, Feb. 18, 1992.
  • “Everybody’s Somebody’s Baby.” New York Times Magazine, Feb. 9, 1992. +
  • “Poetic Fiction with a Tex-Mex Tilt” (review of Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories by Sandra Cisneros). Los Angeles Times, Apr. 28, 1991.
  • “My Father’s Africa.” McCall’s, August 1991.
  • “Fish Fall From the Sky for a Reason” (review of The Stories of Eva Luna by Isabel Allende, translated by Margaret Sayers Peden). New York Times Book Review, Jan. 20, 1991.
  • “A Separate Peace.” Special Report: Fiction, Nov. 1990-Jan. 1991. +
  • “A Clean Sweep.” New York Times Magazine, N° 140, Dec. 30, 1990. +
  • “Worlds in Collision” (review of Mean Spirit by Linda Hogan). Los Angeles Times Book Review, Nov.4, 1990.
  • “After a Finger Workout, It’s Great Pumping Iron.” Smithsonian, Vol. 21. n°6, Sept. 1990.+
  • “River of Traps: A Village Life” (review of William de Buys and Alex Harris,    photographer).  New York Times Book Review, Special Section: University Presses, Sept. 23, 1990.
  • “Ah, Sweet Mystery of… Well, Not Exactly Love.” Smithsonian, Vol. 21 n°3, June 1990.+
  • “Notes From Underground” (review of Where the Sun Never Shines: A History of America’s Bloody Coal Industry by Priscilla Long). The Women’s Review of Books, June 1990.
  •  “Life without Go-Go Boots.” Denver Post, Apr. 22, 1990. +
  • “Life without Go-Go Boots.” Lands’ End Catalogue. March, 1990. +
  • “Where Love Is Nurtured and Confined” (review of Me and My Baby View the Eclipse by Lee Smith). Los Angeles Times Book Review, Feb. 18, 1990.
  • “Mormon Memories, Angeleno Enigmas” (review of The Chinchilla Farm by Judith Freeman). Los Angeles Times Book Review, Nov. 19, 1989.
  • “The Lost Language of Love.” Mademoiselle, May 1989.
  • “Albert Uplifts Anything” (review of The Floatplane Notebooks, by Clyde Edgerton). New York Times Book Review, Oct. 22, 1989.
  • “Some Can Whistle” (review of novel by Larry McMurtry). New York Times Book Review, Oct. 22, 1989.
  • “Precious Little Time.”  Red Book, July 1989.
  • “Bereaved Apartments.” Tucson Guide Quarterly, Spring 1989.
  • “Tribute to Edward Abbey.” Tucson Weekly, Vol. 6 n° 7, Apr. 1989.
  • “Night Time Losing Time” (review of novel by Michael Ventura). New York Times Book Review, Apr. 2, 1989.
  • “The Widows’ Adventures” (review of novel by Charles Dickinson). New York Times Book Review, 1989.
  • “Her Own Vision: Frances Murray: Taking Photographic Chances.” Tucson Weekly, March 9-15, 1988.
  • “Surviving Fatherhood” (review of None of this Will Kill Me: Poems of Fatherhood, by Jefferson Carter). Tucson Weekly, June 3, 1987.
  • “Exotic Watercolors.” Southwest Profile, Vol. 10 n°3, March-Apr. 1987.
  •  “A Conversation with Milosz.” Tucson Weekly, March 4-10, 1987.
  • “Public Voices, Private Dreams: The Importance of Words Takes Priority this Weekend at the Fifth Annual Tucson Poetry Festival.” Tucson Weekly. March 4-10, 1987.
  • “Winning Hearts: Gila Monsters, Hippos, and Happiness: the Fanciful Gifts of Marjorie Sharmat, Tucson’s Renowned Children’s Author.” Tucson Weekly, Vol. 3 n°52, Feb. 18-24, 1987.
  • “Cognitive Dissonance.” Southwest Profile, Vol. 9 n°8, Jan. 1987.
  • “They Always Have the Time.” Tucson Weekly, Jan. 21-27, 1987.
  • “Rose-Johnny.” Virginia Quarterly Review, N°63, Winter 1987.
  • “Prison Poets: Dialogue from Behind the Walls.” Tucson Weekly, Vol. 3 n°44. Dec. 22-28, 1986.
  • “Time Bombs on Wheels: If You’re Driving without Insurance, Your Number May Soon Be Up.” Tucson Weekly, Dec. 17-23, 1986.
  • “Art Under Fire: In Chile It Takes Courage to Create.” Tucson Weekly, Dec. 3-9, 1986.
  • “Tucson Artist MarCyne Johnson.” Southwest Profile, Nov.-Dec. 1986.
  • “Near and Brown: A Musical Convergence.” Tucson Weekly, Oct. 29-Nov. 4, 1986.
  • “Continuity of Life.” Southwest Profile, Sep.-Oct. 1986.
  • “Missile Museum: Green Valley’s Latest Attraction.” Tucson Weekly, July 2-8, 1986. +
  • “Why I Am a Danger to the Public.” New Times, Jan. 4-10, 1986.
  • “A Musical Gift from the South.” Tucson Weekly, June 11-17, 1986.
  • “Ancient Symbols.” Southwest Profile, Jan.-Feb. 1986.
  • “The Art and Ideas of Luis Jimenez.” Tucson Weekly, Dec. 4-10, 1985.
  • “What We Eat and They Don’t: The Hunger Connection.” Tucson Weekly, Oct. 9-15, 1985.
  • “Everywoman’s Answer to Octopussy: The Modern Romance.” Tucson Weekly, Aug. 21-27, 1985.
  • “Imagination Unlimited at TMA School.” Tucson Weekly, Aug. 7-13, 1985.
  • “To Be in Love with the World.” Tucson Weekly, July 31-Aug. 6, 1985.
  • “Summer Relief for Tucson and Nicaragua.” Tucson Weekly, July 17-23, 1985.
  • “Black Culture Featured in Juneteenth.” Tucson Weekly, June 12-18, 1985.
  • “World of Foes” (review of Endless Enemies: The Making of an Unfriendly World, by Jonathan Kwitny). Progressive, Dec.1984.
  • “Women on the Line.” Co-written with Jill Barrett Fein. The Progressive, March 1984.
  • “Intervention: Your Tax Dollars at Work.” Coyote, Vol. 2 n°7, Aug. 1983.
  • “Tucson Residents Fight Atomic Poisoning.” The Militant, July 13, 1979.
  • “In Defense of Ourselves: A Talk with Willie Mae Reid.” Source, Dec. 1977.

Theses and Scientific Articles by Barbara Kingsolver

  • “Bioresources Research Facility.” Arid Lands: Communities and Legacies, 1985.
  • Phytochemical Adaptations to Stress, edited by Timmermann, Barbara, N., Steelink Cornelius and Frank A. Loewus. N.p.: Plenum Publishing Corporation, 1984.
  • “Production of Resins by Arid-AdaptedAsterae,” Hoffmann, Joseph, J., Barbara Kingsolver, Stephen P. McClaughlin and N. Barbara Timmerman, 1984.
  • “Biocrude Production in Arid Lands.” McClaughlin, Steven, P., Kingsolver, Barbara and J. Joseph Hoffman. Economic Botany, The New York Botanical Garden, Apr.-June 1983.
  • “Products From Desert Plants: A Multi-Process Approach to Biomass Conversion,” Hoffman, Joseph J. and Barbara Kingsolver. University of Arizona, 1983.
  • “Euphorbia Lathyris Reconsidered: Its Potential as an Energy Crop for Arid Lands.”  Biomass, N°2, 1982.
  • “Kin Selection among Heterotermes Aureus,” University of Arizona, 1981.

Audio Recordings of Barbara Kingsolver’s Work

  • Flight Behavior. Unabridged. Read by the author. Harper Audio, 2012.
  • The Lacuna. Unabridged. Read by the author. Harper Audio, 2009.
  • Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life. Unabridged. Read by the authors. Harper Audio, 2007.
  • Small Wonder. Unabridged. Read by the author. Harper Audio, 2002.
  • Prodigal Summer. Unabridged. Read by the author. Harper Audio, 2000.
  • Holding the Line. Unabridged. Read by Susan Toren. Recorded Books, 1999.
  • The Poisonwood Bible. Unabridged. Read by Dean Robertson. Brilliance Audio, 1998.
  • Homeland and Other Stories. Abridged. Read by the author. Harper Audio, 1995.
  • High Tide in Tucson. Abridged. Read by the author. Harper Audio, 1995.
  • The Bean Trees. Unabridged. Read by C. J. Critt. Recorded Books, 1994.
  • Animal Dreams. Unabridged. Read by C. J. Critt. Recorded Books, 1994.
  • Pigs in Heaven.  Unabridged.  Read by C. J. Critt. Recorded Books, 1993.

Commencement Addresses

  • "Moving Mountains." Emory & Henry College, 2011.
  • “How to be Hopeful.” Duke University, 2008.
  • “Picking Up the Bread.” Centre College, 2005.

Published Works About Barbara Kingsolver and her Writing

  • Boyles, Christina. "And the Gulf Did Not Devour Them: The Gulf as a Site of Transformation in Anzaldua's Borderlands and Kingsolver's The Lacuna." The Southern Literary Journal, Volume XLVI, No. 2, Spring 2014.
  • Wagner-Martin, Linda. Barbara Kingsolver's World: Nature, Art, and the Twenty-First Century. New York, London, New Delhi, Sydney: Bloomsbury, 2014.
  • McManamay, Jennifer. "Scientist Gets Her Way with Words." Sweet Briar Magazine, Volume 84 No. 1, Summer 2013. http://sbc.edu/magazine/scientist-gets-her-way-with-words/
  • Supin, Jeanne. "The Moral Universe: Barbara Kingsolver on Writing, Politics, and Human Nature." The Sun Magazine, March 2014, Issue 459.
  • McManamay, Jennifer. "Scientist Gets Her Way with Words." Sweet Briar Magazine, Volume 84 No. 1, Summer 2013. http://sbc.edu/magazine/scientist-gets-her-way-with-words/
  • House, Silas. "Feeling a Sacred Trust." Chapter 16, March 1, 2012. http://www.chapter16.org/content/novelist-and-activist-silas-house-talks-novelist-and-activist-barbara-kingsolver-about-need-
  • The Iron Mountain Review (published under the auspices of the Department of Emory & Henry College), Barbara Kingsolver Issue, Volume XXVIII, Spring 2012.
  • Bender, Bert. "Darwin and Ecology in Novels by Jack London and Barbara Kingsolver," Studies in American Naturalism, Volume 6, Number 2, Winter 2011.
  • Jaggi, Maya. "A Life in Writing: Barbara Kingsolver." The Guardian (London), June 11, 2010. http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2010/jun/12/life-in-writing-barbara-kingsolver
  • Cochrane, Kira. "Barbara Kingsolver: from witch hunt to winner." The Guardian (London), June 10, 2010. http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2010/jun/10/barbara-kingsolver-orange-prize
  • Meillon, Bénédicte. " Literary Resistance in Barbara Kingsolver’s Homeland." Le travail de la résistance. Ed. Yves-Charles Grandjeat. Pessac : Presses Universitaires de la Maison des Sciences de l’Homme d’Aquitaine, 2008.
  • Meillon, Bénédicte. “Aimé Césaire’s A Season in Congo and Barbara Kingsolver’s The Poisonwood Bible in the light of Postcolonialism.” Divergences & ConvergencesAnglophonia. Toulouse : Presses Universitaires du Mirail. N°21, 2007.
  • Jones, Suzanne W. "The Southern Family Farm as Endangered Species: Possibilities for Survival in Barbara Kingsolver's Prodigal Summer." Southern Literary Journal, volume XXXIX, number 1, Fall 2006.

  • Meillon, Bénédicte. "Barbara Kingsolver’s Homeland and Other Stories about Another America."   Anglophonia : Espaces et Terres d’Amérique/Mapping American Spaces. Toulouse : Presses Universitaires du Mirail.  N°9.  2006.

  • Meillon, Bénédicte. " La Nouvelle en recueil Dans Homeland and Other Stories de Barbara Kingsolver." Champs du Signe.Ed. François-Charles Gaudard. Toulouse : Editions Universitaires du Sud. N° 21, 2006.
  • Meillon, Bénédicte. “Translating the ‘Covered Bridges’ in Barbara Kingsolver’s Short Stories.” Palimpsestes : Traduire l’intertextualité. Paris : Presses Universitaires de la Sorbonne. N° 18, juin 2006.
  • Meillon, Bénédicte. "L’Implicite dans ‘Stone Dreams’de Barbara Kingsolver." L’Implicite dans la nouvelle de langue anglaise. Ed. Laurent Lepaludier. Rennes : Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2005.
  • Meillon, Bénédicte. "La Nouvelle-oxymore dans le recueil Homeland and Other Stories, de Barbara Kingsolver." Champs du Signe. Ed. François-Charles Gaudard. Toulouse : Editions Universitaires du Sud. N° 19, 2004.
  • Wagner-Martin, Linda. Barbara Kingsolver (Great Writers Series). Chelsea House Publications (New York), 2004.
  • Snodgrass, Mary Ellen.  Barbara Kingsolver: A Literary Companion.  Jefferson, North Carolina, and London: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2004.
  • Barbara Kingsolver.  Foreword David King Dunaway.  Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers “Great Writers,” 2004.
  • Wenz, Peter S. "Leopold's Novel: The Land Ethic in Barbara Kingsolver's Prodigal Summer." Ethics & The Environment, 8(2), 2003.
  • Wagner-Martin, Linda.  Barbara Kingsolver’s The Poisonwood Bible: A Reader’s Guide.  New York, London: Continuum Contemporaries, 2001.
  • Meillon, Bénédicte. [Interview]. Journal of the Short Story in English. Presses  Universitaires d’Angers. N° 41, Numéro Spécial : 20e anniversaire du JSSE, automne 2003.
  •  DeMarr, Mary Jean.  Barbara Kingsolver: A Critical Companion.  Westport, Ct: Greenwood, 1999.
  • Fleischner, Jennifer. Ed.  A Reader’s Guide to the Fiction of Barbara Kingsolver: The Bean Trees, Homeland and Other Stories, Animal Dreams, Pigs in Heaven.  New York: Harper Perennial, 1994.

Theses and Dissertations About Barbara Kingsolver’s Writing

  • Meillon, Bénédicte et Andrée-Marie Harmat (Supervisor). La Nouvelle-oxymore de Barbara Kingsolver : La Révélation des écritures et l'écriture des révélations. PhD thesis defended at the University of Toulouse, France. Atelier National de Reproduction des  Thèses : Lille, 2005. Ref. ANRT: 52010.

  • Magee, Richard Michael.  “Sentimental Ecology: Susan Fenimore Cooper and a New Model of Ecocriticism.”  Diss.  Fordham U, 2002.  Dissertation Abstracts International. Section A: The Humanities and Social Sciences.  63 (8). Feb. 2003: 2873.

  • Martìnez Alonso, Marìa Luisa.  “The Racial Problem in the Literary Work of Barbara Kingsolver.”  Diss.  U. de Valladolid, 2002.  Dissertation Abstracts International. Section A: The Humanities and Social Sciences.  63 (8). Feb. 2003: 2873-74.
  • Schaub, Joseph Henry, Jr.  “Regional Borderlands: Contemporary Southern Authors Go West.”  Diss. U. of South Carolina, 2001.  Dissertation Abstracts International. Section A: The Humanities and Social Sciences. 62 (12). June 2002.
  • Meillon, Bénédicte. “Feminine Voices and Characters in The Bean Trees, by Barbara Kingsolver.”  Masters Diss.  Université de Toulouse-le-Mirail, 1999.
  • Moser, Teri.  “ Silence of the Dispossessed: Restoring ‘Voice’ to the ‘Other’ in Selected Twentieth Century Novels.”  Diss.  Arizona State University, 1999. Dissertation Abstracts International. Section A: The Humanities and Social Sciences.  Vol. 60 n°11. May, 2000: 4013.
  • Godfrey, Kathleen.  “Visions and Re/Visions of the Native Americans.  Diss. Arizona State U., 1998.  Dissertation Abstracts International. Section A: The Humanities and Social Sciences. Vol. 59 n°3. Sept. 1998: 821-22.
  • Phillips, Rebecca S.  “The Emerging Female Hero in the Fiction of Alice Walker, Ntozake Shange, Ursula Le Guin, and Barbara Kingsolver.”  Diss.  West Virginia U., 1998. Dissertation Abstracts International. Section A: The Humanities and Social Sciences. Vol. 60 n°6. Dec. 1999: 2029-30.
  • Bruyand, Lucille. “Gender, Origins and Culture in Barbara Kingsolver’s Vision of America.”  Diss.  Université de Paris 10-Nanterre, 1997.
  • Casciato, Nancy Anne.  “The Best of All Impossible Worlds: Towards a Feminist Poetics of Utopia.”  Diss. U. of Oregon, 1996. Dissertation Abstracts International. Vol; 57, n°4. Oct. 1996: 1615A-16A.
  • Fales, Valerie R.  “How Do Stories Speak to Us about Who We Are? Barbara Kingsolver, The Bean Trees, and Pigs in Heaven.” Diss.  John Carroll University, 1996.
  • Kang, Yong-Ki.  “Poststructuralist Environmentalism and Beyond: Eco-Consciousness in Snyder, Kingsolver and Momaday.”  Diss.  Indiana U, Pennsylvania, 1996. Dissertation Abstracts International.  Vol. 57 n°4. Oct. 1996: 1618A-19A.
  • Watts, Connie Sue.  “Ecofeminist Themes in the Fiction of Barbara Kingsolver.” Diss.  Arizona State University, 1994.
  • McDowell, Elizabeth.  “Power and Environmentalism in Recent Writings by Barbara Kingsolver, Ursula K. Le Guin, Alice Walker, and Terry Tempest Williams.”  Diss.  University of Oregon, 1992.
  • Phares, Karen Griffee. “Relationships in the Fiction of Barbara Kingsolver.” Diss.  Arizona State University, 1991.

Reference books with Barbara Kingsolver entries

  • Columbia Encyclopedia.
  • Contemporary Authors Online.  Database.  Gale, 2002.
  • American Writers: A Collection of Literary Biographies.  Ed. Jay Parini. Vol. 7. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 2001.
  • Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of American Writers.  Eds. Francesca M. Forrest, Jocelyn White Franklin, Kathleen Kuiper, and Mark A. Stevens.  Springfield, Massachusetts: Merriam-Webster, Inc., 2001.
  • Who’s Who in America. Chicago: Marquis Who’s Who.  1994 ed. 55th Edition. New Prudence, New Jersey: Marquis Who’s Who, 2000.
  • Woods, Gioia. Dictionary of Literary Biography: 20th Century American Western NovelistsVol. 206.  Ed. Richard H. Cracroft.  Detroit, Washington D.C. London: The Gale Group, 1999.
  • Contemporary Authors: New Revision Series.  Eds. Daniel Jones and John D. Jorgenson. Vol. 60.  Detroit: Gale Research, 1998.
  • Bear, Perry.  Contemporary Southern Writers.  Ed. Matuz, Roger. St. James Press; 1998.
  • Quick, Susan Chamberlain.  “Barbara Kingsolver: A Voice of the Southwest – An Annotated Bibliography.” Bulletin of Bibliography, Vol. 54. n°4. Westport, CT: Greenwood. 1997.
  • Cyclopedia of World Authors.  Ed. Frank N. Magill. 1958. Pasadena, Ca: Salem Press, 1997. Revised third edition. Vol. 3.
  • World Authors 1985-1990.Ed. Vineta Colby. New York; Dublin: H.W. Wilson Co., 1995.
  • Current Biography Yearbook 1994.  Ed. Judith Graham. Vol. 55 n°7.  H.W. Wilson Co., July 1994.
  • Contemporary Authors.  Ed. Susan M. Trostky.  Vol. 134.  Detroit: Gale Research Inc., 1992.
  • Contemporary Literary Criticism.  Ed.Roger Matuz.  Detroit: Gale Research Inc., 1988. Vol.55: 64-68, vol.81.

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