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
ISBN-13: 9780807130346
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.


deltablues Delta Blues
ISBN-10: 1935562061
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 Earthnaked
ISBN-13: 9781568582948
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
ISBN-13: 9780813526393
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
ISBN-13: 9780870744273
edited by Kay Cattarulla

Includes The Convict

A continuing introduction to Texan short fiction, with stories from 22 authors.


Best of the South

ASIN: B000LY1P04
edited by Anne Tyler

includes Water People

Twenty stories selected from the best Southern writers.