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Creative Writing

Welcome to the Creative Writing Guide!

Here you'll find an introduction to related resources available through Kistler Library, including eBooks, databases, literary journals, and more. Contact us with any questions, comments, or recommendations. Click here for more information on Rosemont's MFA in Creative Writing.

You may also want to check out our Publishing Guide.

Encyclopedias, handbooks, dictionaries and other reference books can be a great place to start your research. They will:

  • Give you the background information you need to start researching unfamiliar concepts
  • Help you to narrow your topic down to a manageable research question
  • Provide fast, reliable sources for definitions, facts, and statistics.

The following featured books are included in the Kistler Library's collection. EBooks will link directly to their source (login may be required).

Follow these links to search additional eBooks online:

Use the following multi-subject and subject-specific databases to search for detailed research articles on your topic. Login required for off-campus access. Click here for the full list of Rosemont's electronic databases.

Looking for specific articles on a topic? Visit our Electronic Databases page and search the resources listed there.

The links below will direct you to additional resources on the open web. Depending on the nature of your research, it may or may not be appropriate to utilize these sources, so it is always best to check first with your professor or a librarian. Consult this page for more guidance on evaluating websites.

The websites of professional organizations are great places to find the latest news in the field and professional networking opportunities.