“The Curator” — Detours edited by Brian James Freeman (Cemetery Dance Publications, December 31, 2015)

“Never Quite As Simple”: On Luke 2:19 — The Good Book: Writers Reflect on Favorite Bible Passages edited by Andrew Blauner (Simon & Schuster, November 10, 2015)

“Hot Time in the Old Town” — Never Can Say Goodbye: Writers on their Unshakeable Love for New York edited by Sari Botton (Touchstone, 2014)

“Not Quite as Dire as Having Your Spine Ripped Out, But…”— The Late American Novel: Writers On The Future Of Books ed. by Jeff Martin & C. Max Magee (Soft Skull, 2011)

“Spit it Out! The Top Ten Stutter Songs” — HANG THE DJ: An Alternative Book of Music Lists ed. by Angus Cargill (Faber & Faber, 2008)

“The Meerkat” — Who Can Save Us Now? Co-edited by Owen King & John McNally (Free Press, 2008)

“Sports” — When I Was A Loser ed. by John McNally (Free Press, 2007)

“Wonders” — Bottom of the Ninth: Great Contemporary Baseball Stories (Southern Illinois University Press, 2003) ed. by John McNally