Stories sorted by author

AnonymousA Dream
AnonymousNo Room in the Cemetery
AnonymousThe Sentiments of a Lady in New-Jersey
Anonymous (A Kentucky Soldier)“Like a Sea of Blood”
John AdamsDestruction of the Tea in Boston
Lois Bryan AdamsMeeting “Father Abraham”
Louisa May AlcottAnna’s Whim
An Hour
How I Went Out to Service
Fred AllenThe Life and Death of Vaudeville
Sherwood AndersonAdventure
Certain Things Last
The Egg
The Untold Lie
Gertrude AthertonThe Striding Place
Mary AustinThe Land
The Scavengers
J. Herman BanningThe Day I Sprouted Wings
P. T. BarnumIn France
Djuna Barnes“Come into the Roof Garden, Maud”
Moe BergPitchers and Catchers
Ambrose BierceThe Eyes of the Panther
A Horseman in the Sky
The Moonlit Road
My Favorite Murder
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
A Psychological Shipwreck
Elizabeth M. BisgoodTwelve Strangers in the Night
Elizabeth Bishop Was It in His Hand?
Randolph Bourne Mon Amie
Paul BowlesAll Parrots Speak
John Ed BradleyThe Best Years of His Life
Sallie BrockThe Fall of Richmond
Alice BrownGolden Baby
William Wells BrownMadison Washington
Algis BudrysWho?
John BurroughsThe Art of Seeing Things
Truman CapoteOn Richard Avedon
Raymond CarverKindling
Willa Cather A Gold Slipper
The Garden Lodge
The Sentimentality of William Tavener
A Wagner Matinée
When I Knew Stephen Crane
George Catlin“There is no end to the amusements of Paris”
Raymond Chandler I’ll Be Waiting
Maria Weston ChapmanPinda:—A True Tale
John CheeverThe Swimmer
Charles W. ChesnuttBaxter’s Procrustes
The Bouquet
The Doll
A Matter of Principle
The Wife of His Youth
Lydia Maria Francis ChildSlavery’s Pleasant Homes
Kate ChopinAfter the Winter
Désirée’s Baby
A Morning Walk
A Respectable Woman
The Story of an Hour
Irvin S. CobbCobb Fights It Over Again
James Fenimore CooperStorm and Shipwreck
Ralph Adams CramThe Dead Valley
Stephen CraneThe Bride Comes to Yellow Sky
An Experiment in Misery
His New Mittens
The Price of the Harness
When Man Falls, a Crowd Gathers
See also: Cather
Kate Cumming“The Nameless Dead”
Bryan Curtis Friday Night Tykes
Emma Frances DawsonAn Itinerant House
Peggy Hull DeuellDeath of Carrier Described
Gregory DjanikianImmigrant Picnic
John Dos PassosPaul Bunyan
Views of Washington
Frederick DouglassLetter to His Old Master
Reminiscences of Abraham Lincoln
Theodore DreiserA Certain Oil Refinery
The Country Doctor
A True Patriarch
W. L. S.
Olivia Howard DunbarThe Shell of Sense
Paul Laurence DunbarThree Poems
John M. DuncanA Virginia Barbecue
Edith Maude EatonMrs. Spring Fragrance
Morton EustisThe Man Who Came to Dinner with Geo. Kaufman Directing
David G. Farragut The Capture of USS Essex
Fanny FernTyrants of the Shop
Edward FieldWorld War II
F. Scott FitzgeraldBernice Bobs Her Hair
The Cut-Glass Bowl
Head and Shoulders
The Ice Palace
Porcelain and Pink
Benjamin Franklin“It is impossible we should think of Submission”
Mary Wilkins FreemanLuella Miller
Arthur James Lyon FremantleBattle of Gettysburg
Robert FrostThe Original and Only
The Question of a Feather
John Kenneth GalbraithIn Goldman, Sachs We Trust
Charlotte Perkins GilmanThe Yellow Wall Paper
James R. GilmoreOur Visit to Richmond
Ellen GlasgowThe Shadowy Third
Susan GlaspellThe Hossack Murder
George R. GleigStorming the Capital
Pete Hamill Up the Stairs with Cus D’Amato
Dashiell Hammett Arson Plus
Crooked Souls
Slippery Fingers
Elizabeth Hardwick Selma, Alabama: The Charms of Goodness
Moss HartFranklin D. Roosevelt Inaugurated Tomorrow
Bret Harte The Legend of Monte del Diablo
Nathaniel HawthorneThe Ambitious Guest
Dr. Heidegger’s Experiment
Feathertop: A Moralized Legend
The Gray Champion
The Man of Adamant
John Inglefield’s Thanksgiving
The Wives of the Dead
Lafcadio HearnThe Legend of Tchi-Niu
Some Strange Experience: The Reminiscences of a Ghost-Seer
W. C. HeinzDeath of a Racehorse
The Ghost of the Gridiron
Caroline HendersonLetter from the Dust Bowl
O. HenryThe Duel
The Ransom of Red Chief
Sheila HibbenEating American
Len HoltEyewitness: The Police Terror at Birmingham
William Dean HowellsShakespeare
Bettye Rice HughesA Negro Tourist in Dixie
Zora Neale HurstonThe Fire and the Cloud
Story in Harlem Slang
Washington IrvingThe Christmas Dinner
Christmas Eve
The Devil and Tom Walker
The Legend of the Two Discreet Statues
The Stout Gentleman
Jerry IzenbergA Whistle-Stop School with Big-Time Talent
Shirley JacksonCharles (Bonus story: ‘Trial by Combat’)
The Night We All Had Grippe
Harriet Ann JacobsThe Lover
Henry JamesAn English New Year
The Middle Years
A Problem
The Special Type
The Tree of Knowledge
William JamesOn Some Mental Effects of the Earthquake
Sarah Orne JewettAunt Cynthy Dallett
An Autumn Holiday
Going to Shrewsbury
In Dark New England Days
Tom’s Husband
A White Heron
A Winter Courtship
Clifton JohnsonThe Colored Cooper
Elia KazanAudience Tomorrow: Preview in New Guinea
Elizabeth KecklyLincoln’s Assassination
David H. KellerThe Jelly-Fish
Helen KellerI Go Adventuring
Francis Scott KeyDefence of Fort M‘Henry
Frances Parkinson KeyesTerry Helburn
Rudyard KiplingAn Interview with Mark Twain
Edmund KirkeSee: Gilmore
Seymour KrimMaking It!
Alice LakeLast Summer in Mississippi
Ring LardnerCarmen
Where Do You Get That Noise?
The Young Immigrunts
Helen Lawrenson“Damn the Torpedoes!”
Fritz LeiberKnight to Move
Try and Change the Past
Aldo Leopold Letters to Estella
Natural History, the Forgotten Science
A. J. Liebling Horsefeathers Swathed in Mink
Abraham LincolnAutobiography Written for Campaign
Remarkable Case of Arrest for Murder
See also: Adams (Lois), Douglass, Keckly, Stowe, Tolstoy, Ward, Welles
Jack LondonThe Apostate
South of the Slot
To Build a Fire
The White Silence
Henry Wadsworth LongfellowThe Birds of Killingworth
H. P. LovecraftThe Music of Erich Zann
Dolley Madison“Dear sister, I must leave this house”
Bernard MalamudThe First Seven Years
Idiots First
The Mourners
Mary S. MallardUnion Looters
William MaxwellThe Actual Thing
The Lily-White Boys
Ward McAllisterSuccess in Entertaining
Mary McCarthyGeneral Macbeth
Judith W. McGuire“Our Beleaguered City”
Herman MelvilleThe Armies of the Wilderness
The Fiddler
The Lightning-Rod Man
H. L. MenckenThe Nature of Liberty
Portrait of an Immortal Soul
Ana MenéndezCelebrations of Thanksgiving: Cuban Seasonings
Thomas MifflinWashington Resigns His Commission
Arthur MillerMare Island and Back
Mary Bedinger MitchellA Woman’s Recollections of Antietam
Toshio MoriJapanese Hamlet
J. Sterling MortonAbout Trees
Lucretia MottNo Greater Joy Than to See These Children . . .
Anna Cora MowattThe Morning of the Débût
John MuirHetch Hetchy Valley
A Wind-Storm in the Forests
George Jean NathanBaiting the Umpire
Frank NorrisHunting Human Game
Flannery O'ConnorThe Train
Eugene O'NeillIn the Zone
The Long Voyage Home
Susan OrleanShiftless Little Loafers
Annie ParkerPassages in the Life of a Slave Woman
Edgar Allan PoeThe Cask of Amontillado
The Domain of Arnheim
The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether
James PolingThurgood Marshall and the 14th Amendment
Channing PollockStage Struck
Katherine Anne PorterThe Charmed Life
A Christmas Story
Ernie Pyle“This One Is Captain Waskow”
Seabury QuinnThe Curse of Everard Maundy
William H. RankinFree Fall (from The Man Who Rode the Thunder)
Jane RiceThe Refugee
Eddie RickenbackerNotes on War Experiences
Waverly RootThe Flying Fool
Philip RothYou Can’t Tell a Man by the Song He Sings
Berton RouechéThe Fog
William Howard RussellCelebration in Charleston
The Union Army Retreats
John SchulianNowhere to Run
Gilbert SeldesTransatlantic
Harvey ShapiroWar Stories
Vincent SheeanAufenthalt in Rosenheim
Moses Smith“Old Ironsides” Captures HMS Guerrière
Red SmithJim Crow’s Playmates
The Strongest Lady in the World
Jack SnowMidnight
Harriet Prescott SpoffordThe Moonstone Mass
Francis StevensUnseen—Unfeared
Wallace StevensSunday Morning
Harriet Beecher StoweAbraham Lincoln
Annie D. TallentBill of Fare on the Plains
Roger B. Taney Defence of Fort M‘Henry
Ida M. TarbellFlying—A Dream Come True!
Mary Church TerrellWhat It Means to be Colored in the Capital of the United States
Celia ThaxterA Memorable Murder
Virgil ThomsonTaste in Music
Henry David ThoreauA Winter Walk
Rose Hartwick ThorpeCurfew Must Not Ring To-Night
James ThurberA Box to Hide In
The Lady on the Bookcase
Lavender with a Difference
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
You Could Look It Up
Leo TolstoyTolstoi Holds Lincoln World’s Greatest Hero
Fred TravisThe Evicted
Mark TwainThe Christmas Fireside (for Good Little Boys and Girls)
A Dog's Tale
Hunting the Deceitful Turkey
Jim Baker’s Blue-Jay Yarn
Playing Courier
A Presidential Candidate
Queen Victoria’s Jubilee
Running for Governor
See also:Kipling
John UpdikeThe Lovely Troubled Daughters of Our Old Crowd
Lew WallaceAttack on Fort Donelson
Artemus WardArtemus Ward on His Visit to Abe Lincoln
George WashingtonAccount of the Battle of Monmouth
Washington Resigns His Commission
Gideon Welles“The Giant Sufferer”
Eudora WeltyPetrified Man
Nathanael WestBusiness Deal
Edith WhartonAutres Temps . . .
The Eyes
The Fulness of Life
A Journey
Walt WhitmanOne Wicked Impulse!
Wild Frank’s Return
Thornton WilderChefoo, China
The Drunken Sisters
“Spiritus Valet”
Wong Chin FooExperience of a Chinese Journalist
Madeline Yale WynneThe Little Room
Howard ZinnFinishing School for Pickets