Anderson’s publications include The Student Companion to William Faulkner (Greenwood, 2007) and Public Media Manual for Museums (with Diana Sperberg, Texas Association of Museums, 1979); companion reader essays for his Chautauqua performances as Henry James, William Faulkner, Washington Irving, and Lynn Riggs; and essays and reviews in Text and Performance Quarterly, Theatre Topics, and The Gay and Lesbian Review. He was a performance reviewer for Bay Windows in Boston from 1992-2001.

Anderson contributed the chapter "Stage Adaptations of Edith Wharton's Fiction" to Edith Wharton in Contexted. by Laura Rattray (Cambridge, 2012).