Other literary forms
Edward Hoagland is known primarily not for his novels but for his essays and travel books. As an essayist and reviewer, he has been published in such periodicals as Harper’s, The Village Voice, Sports Illustrated, Commentary, and The Atlantic Monthly; several anthologies of his essays remain in print. His travelnarratives include Notes from the Century Before: A Journal from British Columbia (1969) and African Calliope: A Journey to the Sudan (1979). During the 1960’s, he also wrote short stories, which appeared in publications such as Esquire, The New Yorker, New American Review, and The Paris Review; three of his short stories have been republished in City Tales (1986). A collection of three of his short stories, The Final Fate of the Alligators: Stories from the City (1992), received favorable reviews. Hoagland also edited the twenty-nine-volume Penguin Nature Library, and he also writes book reviews and nature-based editorials for The New York Times.