∗"Flying Home" (short story) 1944; published in journal Cross Section
∗"King of the Bingo Game" (short story) 1944; published in journal Tomorrow
Invisible Man (novel) 1952
"Out of the Hospital and under the Bar" (short story) 1963; published in Soon, One Morning: New Writing by American Negroes, 1940–1962
Shadow and Act (essays and interviews) 1964
Going to the Territory (essays, lectures, and interviews) 1986
∗These works were also published in Dark Symphony: Negro Literature in America in 1968.