The Autobiography of an Ex-Coloured Man (novel), Sherman, French, 1912, Arden Library, 1978, reprinted, Dover, 1995.

(Translator) Fernando Periquet, Goyescas; or, The Rival Lovers (opera libretto), G. Schirmer, 1915.

Fifty Years and Other Poems, Cornhill, 1917, AMS Press, 1975.

(Editor) The Book of American Negro Poetry, Harcourt, 1922, revised edition (publisher unknown), 1969.

(Editor) The Book of American Negro Spirituals, Viking, 1925.

(Editor) The Second Book of Negro Spirituals Viking, 1926.

God's Trombones: Seven Negro Sermons in Verse (poetry), illustrations by Aaron Douglas, Viking, 1927, Penguin, 1976.

Black Manhattan (nonfiction), Knopf, 1930, Arno, 1968.

Along This Way: The Autobiography of James Weldon Johnson, Viking, 1933, Da Capo, 1973.

Negro Americans, What Now? (nonfiction), Viking, 1934, Da Capo, 1973.

Saint Peter Relates an Incident: Selected Poems, Viking, 1935, AMS Press, 1974.

Also author of Selected Poems, 1936. Contributor of articles and poems to numerous newspapers and magazines, including the Chicago Defender, Times-Union (Jacksonville, FL), New York Age, New York Times, Pittsburgh Courier, Savannah Tribune, Century, Crisis, Nation, Independent, Harper's, Bookman, Forum, and Scholastic. Poetry represented in many anthologies; songs published by Joseph W. Stern & Co., Edward B. Marks Music Corp., and others; author of numerous pamphlets on current events published by the NAACP, Nation, Century, and others. (This is from the Poetry Foundation site so prob need to give attribution.)