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Books & Chapbooks

  • Villa Air-Bel: World War II, Escape, and a House in Marseille. HarperCollins Publishers, 2007.
  • Labyrinth of Desire: Women, Passion, and Romantic Obsession. HarperCollins, Toronto, 2001; Counterpoint Press, New York, 2002.
  • Memory-Making: Selected Essays. Black Moss Press, 2001.
  • The Bone Ladder (poetry). Black Moss Press, 2000.
  • The Red Shoes: Margaret Atwood Starting Out. Harper Collins, 1998; Spanish translation: De roda skorna: Den tidiga Prisma, Stockhoim, 2000.
  • Shadow Maker: The Life of Gwendolyn MacEwen, Harper Collins, 1995. Adapted for documentary film as Shadow Maker, directed by Brenda Longfellow, Gerda Film Productions, 1998.
  • By Heart: Elizabeth Smart/A Life. Penguin Books, Canada, 1991; Lime Tree, England, 1991; Spanish translation: By Heart: Elizabeth Smart, trans. by Laura Freixas, Circe Publishers, Barcelona, 1996.
  • Blue Panic (poems). Black Moss Press, Fall 1991.
  • The Space A Name Makes (poetry). Black Moss Press, 1986.
  • The Garden Master: Style and Identity in the Poetjy of Theodore Roethke. University of Washington Press, 1975.


  • Short fiction : an anthology, edited by Rosemary Sullivan and Mark Levene. Don Mills, Ont. : Oxford University Press, c2003.
  • Oxford Book of Stories by Canadian Women. Oxford, 1999.
  • Poetry by Canadian Women. Oxford University Press, 1989. Primary Editor.
  • Poetry in English: An Anthology , General Editor, M.L. Rosenthal. Oxford University Press, 1987.
  • Editor of The Twentieth Century, Part 11: The Post Modems.
  • More Stories by Canadian Women. Oxford University Press, 1987. Primary Editor.
  • Stories by Canadian Women. Oxford University Press, 1984. Primary Editor.
  • The Pool in the Desert: Stories by Sara Jeannette Duncan. Penguin Books, 1984 (reprint of 1903 edition with editor's introduction).
  • The Writer and Human Rights, eds. Rosemary Sullivan et al. New York: Anchor Press,Doubleday, 1983; Toronto: Lester & Orpen Dennys, 1983. Papers from the International Writers' Congress: "The Writer and Human Rights," in aid of Amnesty International, Toronto, October 1981. Congress President and member of editorial board of six.
  • Elements of Fiction (Short Story Anthology), eds., Robert Scholes and Rosemary Sullivan. Oxford University Press, 1982; Secondary Editor: Canadian edition, 1985. Abridged Edition, 1986. Revised editions, 1988, 1994.

Selected Articles in Books

  • "Romantic Obsession," Why Are You Telling Me This? ed. Alberto Manguel, Banff Centre Press, 1997, pp. 123-142.
  • "The Trail that Led to Me," Writing Home: PEN Anthology, ed. Constance Rooke. McClelland and Stewart, 1997.
  • "Memory-Making and the Stamina of the Poet", Paper Guitar, ed. Karen Mulhallen, Harper Collins, 1995, pp. 67-76.
  • "Muse in a Female Ghetto", Twist and Shout, eds. Susan Crean, Second Story Press, 1992, pp. 115-122.

Selected Academic and Literary Articles

  • "P.K. Page in Mexico," Brick: A Literary Journal, No. 55, Fall 1996, pp. 25-30.
  • "Biography: An Elegiac Art," Meanji (Australia) No. 56, Spring 1993, pp. 9-15.
  • "The Conversation", (original drama) Wascana Review, Vol. 26, No. 1 &2, 199 1, pp. 2 8-4 1.

Reviews and Review Articles in

  • Aloud, Books in Canada, Canadian Forum, Canadian Literature, Canadian Notes and Queries, Canadian Fiction Magazine, Contemporary Literature, Cosmopolitan, CV 2, CBC Radio, Imprint, The Globe and Mail, The Montreal Review, Ottawa Citizen, Quill and Quire, Saturday Night, Tamarack Review, The Toronto Star, University of Toronto Quarterly , etc.
  • 15 Entries for the Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature, editor William Toye.

Magazine Publications

  • Poems in Border Crossings, Canadian Forum, CV 2, Critical Quarterly, Dandelion, Descant, Literary Half-Yearly, The Malahat Review, Montreal Review, Poetfy Nineties, Northward Journal, This Magazine, Toronto Life.


  • The road out, [videorecording] by Juan Opitz; produced and narrated by Rosemary Sullivan Toronto, ON : The Headroom, c2006
  • Cuba : grace under pressure. Rosemary Sullivan; photographs by Malcolm David Batty ; introduction by Margaret Atwood. Toronto : McArthur, 2003.

Rosemary Sullivan's works copyright © to the author.

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