The Patron Saint of Liars
The Magician's Assistant
appeared in Southern Magazine December 1987
appeared in Iowa Review 1988
appeared in Seventeen February 1988
"The Cedar of Lebanon" in Southern Magazine December 1988
"Heaven" appeared in The Southern Review Summer 1989
"Why I Like Laurel" in Seventeen April 1990
in Epoch 1990
"All Little Colored Children Should Play the Harmonica"
was in Paris Review
"For Rita, Who is Never Alice" was in Iowa Journal of Literary Studies
"The Magician's Assistant's Dream" was in Columbia
"Girl Risks Life for Nothing" was in New Madrid
"Ode to a Good Boy" was in One Meadway
"The Sacrament of Divorce." in Women on Divorce: A Bedside Companion, Eds. Penny Kaganoff and Susan Spano.
"Snake Bite." in Joyful Noise: The New Testament Revisited Eds. Rick Moody and Darcy Steinke.
"Writing and a Life Lived Well: Notes on Allan Gurganus." in Why I Write: Thoughts on the Craft of Fiction, Ed. Will Blythe.
Ms. Patchett is also the author of numerous magazine articles and reviews appearing in magazines like The Village Voice, Seventeen, Elle, Bridal Guide, Allure, Vogue, Gentleman's Quarterly, and others.