Individual entries on Richard Kostelanetz’s work in several fields appear in various editions of Wikipedia, NNDB.com, Britannica.com, Who’s Who in Hell, Postmodern Fiction, Contemporary Poets, Who’s Who in America, Contemporary Novelists, Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in American Art, Directory of American Scholars, Advocates for Self-Government, Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Who’s Who in U.S. Writers, Editors, and Poets, Readers Guide to Twentieth-Century Writers, The Merriam-Webster Encyclopedia of Literature, The Facts on File Companion to American Poetry, The Chronology of Webster’s Dictionary of American Writers, The Facts on File Companion to 20th Century Poetry, Contemporary Jewish-American Dramatists and Poets, The HarperCollins Reader’s Encyclopedia of American Literature and The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Multiethnic American Literature.