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Creative Writing Guide

A library guide to resources for creative writing, including literary presses for aspiring writers.

About this Guide

This guide is designed to provide help and resources for creative writers and creative writing classes. 

Use the tabs to the left to navigate pages which include:

  • Books / eBooks: eBooks to help with your writing process, general companions to creative writing, and reference works such as dictionaries.
  • Journals: An overview for using the Library's Homepage to find literary/creative writing journals by title or by browsing.
  • Databases: Includes links and descriptions of databases that you can search for primary source literature, author biographies, creative writing reviews, and critical works and articles.
  • Submit your Work!: Resources and links to help you submit your creative writing for publication.

For help or questions, see contact information below.

John F. Kennedy Memorial Library
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8300