James Lee Burke has contributed short stories to a number of anthologies, special collections and magazines. A sampling of these works are listed below.
Wide Awake in the Pelican State
Stories by Contemporary Louisiana Writers
edited by Ann Brewster Dobie
includes The Convict
Contributors: John Biguenet, James Lee Burke, Robert Olen Butler, Kelly Cherry, Moira Crone, Albert Belisle Davis, Charles deGravelles, John Dufresne, Richard Ford, Ernest J. Gaines, Louis Gallo, Tim Gautreaux, Norman German, Ellen Gilchrist, Joan Arbour Grant, Shirley Ann Grau, Dinty W. Moore, Tim Parrish, Tom Piazza, Nancy Richard, James Wilcox.
edited by Carolyn Haines
includes Big Midnight Special
Contributors: Ace Atkins, Lynne Barrett, James Lee Burke, Suzann Ellingsworth, Beth Ann Fennelly, Bill Fitzhugh, Tom Franklin, John Grisham, Carolyn Haines, Charlaine Harris, Suzanne Hudson, Alice Jackson, Dean James, Toni L.P. Kelner, Michael Lister, Daniel Martine, Mary Saums, David Sheffield, Nathan Singer, and Les Standiford.
Naked: Writers Uncover the Way We Live on Earth
edited by Susan Zakin
Includes Last Car to Elysian Fields
Through works of fiction, narrative nonfiction, and memoir, this energetic anthology addresses issues that concern us today: genetic research, globalization, technology, urban alienation, suburban sprawl, immigration, animal rights, colonialism, wilderness preservation, and much more.
Retrieving Bones: Stories and Poems of the Korean War
edited by W. D. Ehrhart
Includes We Build Churches, Inc
A collection of twelve stories and fifty poems, maps, a chronology of the Korean War, along with annotated lists of novels, works of nonfiction, and films.
Texas Bound Book II
edited by Kay Cattarulla
Includes The Convict
A continuing introduction to Texan short fiction, with stories from 22 authors.
Best of the South
edited by Anne Tyler
includes Water People
Twenty stories selected from the best Southern writers.