- And I Worked at the Writer's Trade: Chapters of Literary History, 1918-1978. New York: Viking, 1978. (See especially the chapters "'And Jesse Begat...': A Note on Literary Generations," "--And I Worked at the Writer's Trade," and "The 1930s: Faith and Works.")
Blue Juniata: A Life. New York: Viking, 1985. (In this collection of Cowley's poetry, see especially the sections entitled "Blue Juniata," "The Crooked Streets," "Valuta," and "The City of Anger.")
Conversations with Malcolm Cowley. Edited by Thomas Daniel Young . Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1986. (See especially the Eisenberg, Herendeen and Parker, Stegner and Canzoneri, and Wood interviews.)
The Dream of the Golden Mountains: Remembering the 1930s. New York: Viking, 1978. (See especially pp. 220-30.)
A Second Flowering: Works and Days of the Lost Generation. New York: Viking, 1973.
The Selected Correspondence of Kenneth Burke and Malcolm Cowley, 1915-1981. Edited by Paul Jay. New York: Viking, 1988.
"Think Back on Us...: A Contemporary Chronicle of the 1930s". Edited by Henry Dan Piper. Carbondale: Southern Illinois