Travel articles:
Aegean Sea's Island of Marble, The New York Times 1/19/92.

Delos: Greek Isle Deserted by All but Grandeur, The Los Angeles Times, 4/26/92

Memorial to an Uncivil Era: A Personal Journey to Alabama's new Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, The Los Angeles Times, 4/11/93.
Reprinted in Reading Our Lives: Southern Autobiography Anthology, Auburn University Center for the Arts & Humanities, 1997.

On the Greek Isle of Delos, Apollo Lives, The Washington Post, 3/15/92.

Slow Days on Sanibel Island, The Los Angeles Times, 5/2/93.

Nancy Mairs: Transformative Power. The American Voice. no.22, Spring, 1991.

Miss Don and Miss Praytor. The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature, January 2009.

With David Castronovo:
Jacob Landau: Edmund Wilson's Jewish Ambassador, Forward, 11/6/92.

Reflection: Edmund Wilson: Combat and Comradeship, Shofar, Vol.16, no.3, Spring 1998, 132-38.

Other articles:
Georgia O'Keeffe: A Tribute, East Village Eye. New York, April, 1986.

Witchcraft. Cobblestone. Peterborough, NH, October, 1986.

William Faulkner. Cobblestone. Peterborough, NH, Feb., 1988.

Feature articles for Columbia:
The Bookmakers of Broadway (on Columbia University Press). December, 1983.

The Learning Center and H.E.O.P. Helps, July, 1983.

A Romance with History (on Washington Irving). April, 1983.

Rare Pleasures (on Columbia's Rare Book and Manuscript Library, lead article). Fall, 1979.

Stanley Kunitz, An Interview with Stanley Kunitz with Cleopatra Mathis, Anne Cherner [Whitehouse], and Elmaz Abinader. Columbia: A Magazine of Poetry and Prose, Fall 1977.

Readers Guides for the Franklin Library:
Henry James, Seven Tales; George Eliot, Scenes from Clerical Life; Oscar Wilde, Stories and Fairy Tales; St. Augustine, The City of God; Sir Isaac Newton, Principia and Optics; Christian Huygens, Wave Theory of Light.