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Creative Writing

Poetry Web Sites

Jane Friedman – Industry insider blog for the absolute best source for what you need to know to get your poetry, short fiction, or novel published.

Selected Databases

The following databases offer access to literary journals, book reviews, and primary works by authors.

Literary Journals & Writer Resources

Where are the books?

Books on literature and creative writing can be found in the following call number sections:
  • PE: English Language and Philology
  • PN: General Literature (including books on creative writing)
  • PR: British and Commonwealth Literature
  • PS: American Literature
  • PZ: Children's Literature

Some subject headings that may help you are:

Creative Writing
Creative Nonfiction -- Authorship
Prose Literature -- Authorship
Reportage Literature -- Authorship
Poetry -- Authorship
Poetics Poetry -- Publishing

Tip: Most works by and about an author will be found in the same section. Check to see where to find them using the library catalog!