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English: Program - Creative Writing: Background Information

Here you'll find resources for Creative Writing

Online Collections of General Works

There are too many topics under English to attempt to provide a listing of general works.  It is best to consider the topic you are interested in and search CAMEO for books on that topic (see Books).  Here are some titles to get you started:


Gutkind, Lee.  Keep it real: everything you need to know about researching and writing creative nonfiction (Hunt Library - Call Number PN3377.5 .R45 K44 2008)

Root, Robert L. The nonfictionist's guide : on reading and writing creative nonfiction (Hunt Library - Call Number PN3377.5 .R45 R66 200)

Serafin, Steven.  Encyclopedia of world literature in the 20th century (Hunt Library - PN771 .E5 1999)



In addition, many of these works are indexed in online collections and are often available in full-text.  They are good for those who wish to explore resources or for finding additional information sources: