Creative Writing & Literature Guide
Villa Maria College Library
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- Columbia Journalism Review
- Creative Non-Fiction
- Earth's Daughters
- Glimmer Train
- Poets & Writers
- The Sun
- Tin House
This resource offers an array of materials and a directory for print and online magazines, literary events and writing contests.
Check in here for calls for submissions, contests, workshops, and a number of other resources for writers.
Our charter publication Writer’s Digest literally “wrote the book” on writing and getting published. For more than 90 years, the experts at Writer’s Digest have been publishing books, magazines, competitions, conferences and distance education materials for writers who want to polish their skills and hone their craft.
The Literary Agents list includes agents and literary agencies that represent poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers, plus details about the kind of books they're interested in representing, their clients, and the best way to contact them.