MacLean, S. ‘Bliain Shearlais – 1745’, Comar (Nollaig 1945).
MacLean, S. ‘Aspects of Gaelic Poetry’ in Scottish Art and Letters,No. 3 (1947), 37.
MacLean, S. ‘Am misgear agus an cluaran: A Drunk Man looks at the Thistle, by Hugh MacDiarmid’ in Gairm 6 (Winter 1953), 148.
MacLean, S. ‘Fasgnadh, by James Thomson’ [review by Sorley MacLean] in Lines Review 5 (June 1954), 30.
MacLean, S. Memoirs of a Modern Scotland, ed. Karl Miller. London: Faber, 1970.
MacLean, S. ‘Poetry, passion and political consciousness’ [discussion, which also includes Iain Crichton Smith, John MacInnes, Hamish Henderson and Donald MacAulay] in Scottish International 10 (1970), 10.
MacLean, S. ‘Problems of Gaelic Education’, Catalyst for the Scottish Viewpoint, Vol.3 No.1 (Winter 1970), 9-10.
MacLean, S. Homage to John MacLean, ed. T. S. Law and Thurso Berwick. Larkhall: John MacLean Society, 1973.
MacLean, S. et al. For Sydney Goodsir Smith. Loanhead: M. Macdonald, 1975.
MacLean, S. Out of my System: Poems 1960-75 [preface by Sorley MacLean], by Derek Bowman. Penicuik: Tamarind, 1976.
MacLean, S. ‘Some Raasay Traditions’, Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness, XLIX (1974-76), 377-97.
MacLean, S. ‘Sorley MacLean’ [Poetry and the Muse issue], Chapman 16, vol. iv, no. 3 (summer 1976), 25-32.
MacLean, S. Stretto, by Ron Butlin [introduction by Sorley MacLean]. Edinburgh: Outlet Design Service, 1976.
MacLean, S. Elegies for the Dead in Cyrenaica by Hamish Henderson [introduction by Sorley MacLean]. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Students’ Publications Board, 1977.
MacLean, S. The Age of MacDiarmid: Essays on Hugh MacDiarmid and his Influence on Contemporary Scotland [contribution by Sorley MacLean], ed. P.H. Scott and A.C. Davies. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1980.
MacLean, S. ‘Some Gaelic and non-Gaelic Influences on Myself’ in The Celtic Consciousness, ed. Robert O’ Driscoll. Portlaoise: Dolmen Press; and Edinburgh: Canongate. 1981.
MacLean, S. ‘George Campbell Hay’ [obituary]. The Scotsman, 30 March 1984.
MacLean, S. Ris a’ Bhruthaich: [omitThe] Criticism and Prose Writings of Somhairle Mac Gill-eain, [with introduction by Sorley MacLean], ed. William Gillies. Stornoway: Acair, 1985.
MacLean, S. ‘Sorley MacLean has kindly added this brief but evocative sketch in prose of his younger brother for this issue’ [one of a number of articles on Calum MacLean 1915-1960], Tocher 39 (1985), 88.
MacLean, S. A Garioch Miscellany [contribution by Sorley MacLean], edited by Robin Fulton. Edinburgh: Macdonald, 1986.
MacLean, S. ‘Sorley MacLean on Hugh MacDiarmid’ in Margin 3, ed. Walter Perrie, Robin Magowan, Richard Burns. London: Common Margins, 1987.
MacLean, S. ‘Heroism and Treachery’ [Review of Voices from The Spanish Civil War: Personal Recollections of Scottish Volunteers in Republican Spain 1936-39, ed. Ian MacDougall], Cencrastus 26 (Summer 1987), 10-11.
MacLean, S. ‘Alumnus of the Year’. [one article by and one about Sorley MacLean] Alumni Bulletin. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University, 1990.
MacLean, S. Elegies for the Dead in Cyrenaica [introduction by Sorley MacLean] by Hamish Henderson. Edinburgh: Polygon, 1990.
MacLean, S. Norman MacCaig: Critical Essays, ed. Joy Hendry and Raymond J. Ross. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1990.
MacLean, S. ‘Poet Salutes Lost Youth of the Shinty Field’ [includes poem, 'An t-Earrach 1937' by Sorley MacLean, with English translation ‘Spring 1937’], Glasgow Herald, 2 June 1990.
MacLean, S. ‘At Langholm, September 13, 1992’ [Sorley MacLean and others remember Hugh MacDiarmid on the centenary of his birth], Chapman 69-70 (Summer/Autumn 1992), 181-190.
MacLean, S. ‘Symbols of Survival: the Art of Will Maclean’ [foreword by Sorley MacLean] by Duncan Macmillan. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992.
MacLean, S. Rè na h-oidhche [introduction to poems by Catriona Montgomery]. Edinburgh: Canongate, 1994.
MacLean, S. Celtic Connections: Proceedings of the 10th International Congress of Celtic Studies Vol. 1, ed. Ronald Black, William Gillies, Roibeard O’ Maolalaigh. East Linton: Tuckwell Press, 1999.
MacLean, S. Duanagan, dàin is dualchas à Eilean Ratharsair, Fladaidh is Eilean Tighe. Raasay: Urras Dualchas Rathasair, 2001.