Joe Deal — by, about
- Wise, Kelly, ed. Photographers’ Choice: A Book of Portfolios and Critical Opinion. Danbury, N.H.: Addison House, 1975.
- Hajicek, James and Jay, Bill, eds. “Joe Deal: New Topographics.” Northlight 4. Tempe: Arizona State University, 1977.
- Glenn, Constance W. and Bledsoe, Jane K., eds. Long Beach: A Photography Survey. Joe Deal, Judy Fiskin, Anthony Hernandez, Kenneth McGowan, Grant Mudford, Leland Rice. Exhibition catalogue. Long Beach, CA: The Art Museum and Galleries, California State University, Long Beach, 1980.
- Joe Deal: Southern California Photographs, 1976-86. Foreword by J.B. Jackson; essays by Mark Johnstone and Edward Leffingwell. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press in association with the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, 1992.
- Deal, Joe; Mark Johnstone, Richard Meier, Weston Naef. Between Nature and Culture: Photographs of the Getty Center by Joe Deal. Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Center, 1999.