Harper's Magazine, or Harper's for short, is a monthly, general-interest magazine of literature, politics, culture, finance, and the arts. It is the second-oldest, continuously-published monthly magazine in the U.S. with a current circulation of over 220,000 issues. Wallace contributed often to Harper's Magazine. An anthology of Wallace's work can be found on Harper's Website. Wallace contributed often to Harper's Magazine.
- Everything is Green (September 1989)
- Tennis, Trigonometry, Tornadoes: A Midwestern Boyhood (December 1991); published in A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again under the title Derivative Sport in Tornado Alley
- Rabbit Resurrected (August 1992)
- The Awakening of My Interest in Annular Systems (September 1993)
- Ticket to the Fair (Video–Reading in 2000) (July 1994); published in A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again under the title "Getting Away from Already Being Pretty Much Away from it All"
- Shipping Out: On the (nearly lethal) comforts of a luxury cruise (January 1996); published in A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again as the namesake piece
- The Depressed Person (January 1998)
- Laughing with Kafka (July 1998); published in "Consider The Lobster" under the title Some Remarks on Kafka's Funniness from Which Probably Not Enough Has Been Removed
- Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (October 1998)
- Tense Present: Democracy, English, and the Wars Over Usage (April 2001); published in "Consider The Lobster" under the title Authority and American Usage
- The Compliance Branch (From a Work In Progress) (February 2008)