I have had short stories published in Conclave: A Journal of Character and Confrontation Magazine, and I have had essays published in Poets & Writers at Fiction Writers Review.
Nicholson Baker, Djuna Barnes, Angela Carter, Raymond Carver, Roald Dahl, Annie Dillard, Jennifer Egan, Jonathan Safran Foer, Aleksandar Hemon, Siri Hustvedt, Elizabeth McCracken, Henry Miller, Vladimir Nabokov, Anaïs Nin, Flannery O'Connor, Ann Patchett, Tom Waits' body of work from 1982 forward, Virginia Woolf
Evelyne Accad, Charles Baudelaire, Assia Djebar, Nancy Huston, Kateb Yacine, Patrick Modiano, Wajdi Mouawad, Marjane Satrapi, Leïla Sebbar, Yolaine Simha
Roberto Bolaño, Milan Kundera
And many more, of course.