“Of Thumbs” a Montaignian “cover” for David Lazar and Patrick Madden’s collection After Montaigne (U/Georgia Press)

“Wending Artifice: Creative Nonfiction and our Century’s Turn,” Cambridge Companion to Autobiography, edited by Maria DiBattista and Emily Wittman. » Read the Essay

“Flower Power,” in Heide Hatry: Not a Rose, Milan and New York: Charta. » Read the Essay

“Contact,” in Jacqueline Stacey and Janet Wolff, editors, Writing Otherwise: Experiments in Cultural Criticism, University of Manchester Press, 2013: 34-44.

“Shadows in the Garden: Poetics of Loss, Italian/American Style,” A. Kenneth Ciongoli and Jay Parini, eds. Beyond The Godfather: Italian/American Writers on the Real Italian/American Experience, (Hanover: The University Press of New England, l997), 126-149. » Read the Essay

“Nothing to Confess: A Lesbian in Italian America” in Anthony Tamburri, ed., Fuori: Essays by Italian/American Lesbians and Gays, Bloomington: Bordighera Press, l996: 89-108. » Read the Essay

An Except from Called Back accompanied by a beautiful introduction by Ames Hawkins appears in the new e-book, 25 For 25: an Anthology of Works by 25 Outstanding Contemporary LGBT Authors and Those they Inspired edited by Ames Hawkins and Judith Markowitz.

“Propositions; Provocations; Inventions,” appears in Bending Genre: Essays on Creative Nonfiction edited by Nicole Walker and Margot Singer for Continuum Press.

“A Macabre Parade of Missing Thumbs: Elias Smith’s Atlas of Colored Plates,” in Michael Sappol, ed., Hidden Treasure: 125 Years of the National Library of Medicine, New York: Blast Books, 2012: 140.