Publications by Rita Welty Bourke

  • Kylie's Ark: The Making of a Veterinarian published April 2016 on Amazon, iBooks, and RitaWeltyBourke.com
  • “Synchronous Fireflies” appears online in The Copperfield Review
  • “Milk House Water” appeared in the January 2014 Chaffin Review
  • “The Burn Hole” appeared in The Southwest Review (2013)
  • “The Larry Brown Discovery Tour” appeared in the Chattahoochee Review and online at The Smart Set
  • “Tobacco Road Revisited” appears online in the Steel Toe Review
  • “The Leaning Volvo” published in the Painted Bride Quarterly and online
  • “My Mother's House” appeared in Volume 10 of Big Muddy (2010) and online
  • “Colley Creek” appeared in the Volume 8 of Big Muddy (2008)
  • “Copperhead” published in the Fall 2007 issue of the American Literary Review and online
  • “The Killing of the Cassill Bull” appeared in Volume 19, Sycamore Review (2007)
  • “Dominion” published in the Spring 2006 Cimarron Review
  • “Disturbance in the Gulf” published in Fall 2005, Yemassee
  • “See Ya Charlie” published in Spring/Summer 2006 Louisiana Literature
  • “The High Bridge” published in the December 2005 the strange fruit
  • “Knee Walkers” published in the May/June 2005 Village Rambler
  • “The Extern” published in Spring 2005, Florida Review, nominated for a Pushcart Prize
  • “From Farrow to Fork” published in Sept-Oct 2004, North American Review, nominated for a Pushcart and a featured Lit Pic on the NAR website
  • “Psycho Bamm and Fly” published in the Spring 2004 Sycamore Review
  • “Rosina” published in the 2004 edition of Water~Stone
  • “Marilyn Slept Here” published in the 40th Anniversary (Summer 2003) edition of The South Dakota Review
  • “Brompton’s Cocktail” published in the 2002 Aging In America issue of Witness, reprinted in Kaleidoscope: Perspectives on Aging
  • “Gunnison Beach” published in the Spring 2000 Witness, nominated for a Pushcart Prize. The story was reprinted in an anthology entitled Naked in 2004
  • “Acid Rain” published in the 2003 issue of 13th Moon
  • “White Vitrock China” published in the Summer 2003 The South Carolina Review
  • “River Road” published in Volume 14, Potpourri in 2002
  • “Hey, Good Lookin'” published in The Antietam Review in 2002 and online
  • “Evie & Bedford” published in the Fall 2002 edition of Crucible
  • “The Sculpted Woman” published in the Spring/Summer 2002 edition of the Black Warrior Review
  • “Carolina China” published in the 2001/2002 edition of The North Atlantic Review
  • “Circle of Cannas” published in the Spring/Summer 2001 Louisiana Literature
  • “The Excavator” published in the Summer 2001 North American Review
  • “Annistine” published in the Summer 2001 edition of Oasis
  • “The Vatican Cat” published in Chelsea 63, January 1998
  • “The Nuremberg Rat” published in the Fall/Winter 1999 edition of Green Mountains Review, nominated for a Pushcart Prize
  • “Regrets” published in Potpourri in 1999, nominated for a Pushcart Prize
  • “Lydia’s Violin” published in the Fall/Winter 1997 The Bridge
  • “Black Hole Theories” published in Oxford Magazine in May 1997
  • “Graffiti” published in Louisiana Literature in September 1997
  • “The Killing” published in Pudding Magazine, June 1996
  • “The Arizona” published in South Dakota Review, Fall 1996
  • “Chess” published in Mid-American Review, Summer 1996
  • “Evie’s Veils” published in Shenandoah, Summer, 1996
  • “The Resting Bench” published in The Indiana Review, Spring 1996
  • “Rent Money” published in Pacific Coast Journal, Spring 1996
  • “Bullfight in Cascais” published in The Belletrist Review, Fall 1994