On a Terrace in Tangier [Drawing and story book] Koenig Books/KMEC, 2022.

The Bar at Twilight [Short story collection] Bellevue Literary Press, 2022.

Self Portraits: Fictions [Interrelated short stories] WW Norton, September 2010.

The Green Hour [A novel] WW Norton, Fall, 2002.

Van Gogh’s Bad Café. [A novel] William Morrow, Publishers, 1997.

Tintin in the New World: A Romance. [A novel] William Morrow, Publishers, 1993.

Tallien: A Brief Romance. [A novel] Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1988.

The Adventures of Mao on the Long March. [A novel] New York, Citadel Press, 1971.


My Young Life. [A memoir] Simon & Schuster, 2019.


Uncle Umberto’s Orchard, Conjunctions, Spring, 2023.

Winter, 1965, BOMB magazine. Also appeared in O.Henry Prize Stories anthology, 2016. “L’Odysee.” The Center for Fiction, January, 2011.

“The Veranda.” Conjunctions, Spring, 2010.

Autorretrato con toros / Self Portrait with Bullfight
Lectures at the Residencia, Residencia de Estudiantes, February 2010.

“Red Sunday.” [A short fiction in homage to John Baldessari] Tate Etc. Magazine, Issue 17, Autumn, 2009.

“L’Odyssee.” Koenig Books Ltd. at the Serpentine Gallery, London, 2009.

“Self Portrait with Sicily.” Conjunctions, Spring, 2008.

“Self Portrait with Beach.” Conjunctions, Spring 2007.Reprinted in
Harper’s Magazine, August, 2007. Read at 192 Books, September, 2010.

“Self Portrait with Icebergs.” Catalogue for the Pierre Huyghe exhibition at the Musee d’art moderne de la Ville de Paris, February, 2006.

“The Ship at Anchor.” Granta #91, Fall, 2005.
Read at The Strand, September, 2010.

“The Conversation: Self Portrait with Cheese.” Exhibition catalogue for Roy Lichtenstein’s Surrealist Drawings and Paintings Show: Mitchell-Innes Nash, New York, October, 2005.

“The Park in Winter.” Fence Vol. 8 nos. 1 and 2, Summer, 2005.

“Voyagers.” Conjunctions:44, Spring, 2005.

“The Park Near Marienbad.” Conjunctions:42, Spring, 2004.

“In the Borghese Gardens.” The New Review of Literature, October, 2003.

“My Autobiography: Portable, With Commentary.” Conjunctions #40, Spring, 2003.

“Twenty Five Years After:
The Adventures of Mao on the Long March

Archipelago Vol 1-1, 1997.

“Tompkins Square.” Global City Review No.2, Fall, 1993.

“A Canvas of Episodes. A Romance in Ten Parts.” Artforum, September, 1986 to June, 1987. [A serial “novel”.]

From “The Tompkins Square Park Tales.” Tri-Quarterly 35, Vol. 1: Winter, 1976.

“The Tompkins Square Park Tales.” Fiction, Vol. 5, No. 1. 1976.

“Jean Lambert Tallien: A Brief Romance.” Statements: An Anthology of Recent American Fiction, New York, The Fiction Collective and George Braziller, Spring, 1975.

“Letter from Mao to Malraux.” Tri-Quarterly 33, Spring, 1975.

“Tintin on Love.” Fiction, Vol. 3, Nos. 2 and 3, 1975.


“A Writer’s Credo: Notes from Author Frederic Tuten”
The Huffington Post, October 8, 1976.

“Tears & Laughter”, November 19, 2007.