Burns, Shannon. "The Lumpen Critic," Meanjin. Autumn 2016.
Burns, Shannon. "The Rings of Saturn: A Lasting Chronicle of Mourning," Sydney Review of Books. Dec 2015.
Burns, Shannon. "Gerald Murnane: An Idiot in the Greek Sense," Sydney Review of Books. Oct 2015.
Burns, Shannon. "Shannon Burns reviews Something for the Pain by Gerald Murnane," Australian Book Review 375, Oct 2015.
Burns, Shannon. "Frowny Face," Verity La. Aug 2015.
Burns, Shannon. "The Scientist of his own Experience: A Profile of Gerald Murnane," Australian Book Review. 373. Aug 2015.
Burns, Shannon. "Mourning as Hospitality to Trauma: Ethics as Being Human After or in light of Auschwitz," in Re-reading Derrida: Perspectives on Mourning and Its Hospitalities (ed. Tony Thwaites, Judith Seaboyer) Rowman & Littlefield, 2013.
Burns, Shannon. "Waste" The Adelaide Review, October 2009.
AVARD Chelsea, ‘Nothing Simple: the impossible object in Alex Miller’s The Sitters’. Border Crossings, Diana Glenn & Graham Tulloch [eds], Flinders Institute for Research in the Humanities. Flinders University (forthcoming).
AVARD Chelsea, 'Reasons for Green’, On Edge: an anthology, Christy Di Frances, Susan Errington, Rachel Hennessy and Emmett Stinson [eds], Wakefield Press, 2005
AVARD Chelsea, ‘Cause and Effect’, The Deathbed Challenge: The Sleepers Almanac, Zoe Dattner & Louise Swinn [eds], Sleepers Publishing: 2004
AVARD Chelsea, ‘Hungry Women’, The Body: an anthology, Henry Ashley-Brown, Chelsea Avard, Stephanie Thomson and Amy T. Matthews [eds], Wakefield Press: 2004
ASHLEY-BROWN Henry, AVARD Chelsea, THOMPSON Stephanie & MATTHEWS Amy T. [eds], The Body: an anthology, Wakefield Press, 2004
HARMS, Lisa, ‘uncomfortable empathies: on the growth of crystals and the building of (an)other palace,' curator's catalogue essay for Crystal Palace, Adelaide Flinders University Art Museum, 24 -29, 2013
HARMS, Lisa, ‘things touching quite by chance,' curator's catalogue essay for after the goldrush, SALA Gallery, 5th May - 5th June, 2009
HARMS, Lisa, Drawing on the Particular for Anna Hughes, 24 Hour Arts, Darwin, 2005