Blue Black. Texts by Glenn Ligon and Fred Moten. St. Louis: Pulitzer Arts Foundation, 2017.
Negro Sunshine / 黒人の太陽. Tokyo: Rat Hole Gallery, 2016.
Glenn Ligon: Encounters and Collisions. Texts by Gregg Bordowitz, Alex Farquharson, Glenn Ligon, and Francesco Manacorda. London: Tate Publishing, 2015.
A People on the Cover. Texts by Glenn Ligon. London: Ridinghouse, 2015.
Glenn Ligon: AMERICA. Edited by Scott Rothkopf. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, distributed by Yale University Press, 2011.
Yourself in the World: Selected Writings and Interviews. Edited by Scott Rothkopf. Texts by Glenn Ligon. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2011.
Glenn Ligon – Some Changes. Edited by Wayne Baerwaldt and Thelma Golden. Texts by Darby English, Wayne Koestenbaum, Huey Copeland, and Mark Nash. Interview with Glenn Ligon and Stephen Andrews. Toronto: The Power Plant.
Selected Essays & Articles
Copeland, Huey. "Glenn Ligon and the Matter of Fugitivity." In Bound to Appear: Art, Slavery and the Sites of Blackness In Multicultural America. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2013: 108-150.
Thompson, Krista. "'Negro Sunshine': Figuring Blackness in the Neon Art of Glenn Ligon." In Black Is, Black Ain’t. Ed. Hamza Walker. Chicago: The Renaissance Society, 2013: 14-25.
English, Darby. "Painting Problems." In How to See A Work of Art in Total Darkness. Cambridge, MA: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007: 200-54.
Ligon, Glenn. “A Feast of Scraps.” Text and portfolio. In The Masculine Masquerade: Masculinity and Representation. Edited by Andrew Perchuk and Helaine Posner. Cambridge, MA: MIT List Visual Arts Center / MIT Press, 1995: 89–99.