- Violets and Other Tales (1895)
- The Goodness of St. Rocque and Other Stories (1899)
- Wordsworth's Use of Milton's Description of Pandemonium (1909)
- Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence (1914) (transcription project)
- People of Color in Louisiana (1917)
- Mine Eyes Have Seen (1918)
- Caroling Dusk - a collection of African-American poets (1927)
- The Colored United States (1924)
- From a Woman's Point of View (1926, Une Femme Dit)
- As in a Looking Glass (1926-1930)
- So It Seems to Alice Dunbar-Nelson (1930)
- "Sonnet" in The Book of American Negro Poetry (1922), edited by James Weldon Johnson
Works about Dunbar-NelsonEdit
- "Mrs. Alice Dunbar-Nelson" in Negro Poets and Their Poems (1923)
Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1928.
The longest-living author of these works died in 1935, so these works are in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 87 years or less. These works may be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.