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ENGLISH: SUBJECT GUIDE: Creative Writing Resources

Research starting points for English Studies

Trade Magazines

Local Literary Journals & Magazines

Journals for Fiction & Poetry

The following publications frequently feature fiction or poetry.  Some links will offer many back issues while some only offer selected content online.  Check the library catalog for holdings information.  Some of these are also available in print in the Print Journals sections on the lower level of Collins Library.

Writing Guides

Find additional guides in the catalog by searching this subject term:  Creative writing.

Publishing Resources

The Local Scene

Creative Colloquy:  Listings of events, information about Tacoma's annual lit crawl, and a podcast

King's Books:  Book clubs, readings, and other events

The Nearsighted Narwhal:  A local shop that focuses on indie lit and handmade materials, including books, zines, art, prints, and more.

Tacoma Poet LaureateReadings and Workshops led by our city's current Poet Laureate

Poets West Listings of events

Puget Sound Book Artists:  The organization sponsors a yearly members’ exhibition, lectures and bi-monthly “play days” where you can explore, create and share with others

Seattle City of Literature: The organization manages public and private partnerships, both within the city of Seattle and abroad, to grow and promote a robust creative economy. Includes a list of organizations that make up Seattle's literary community.

Seattle Review of Books:  Literary events, books reviews, and topics devoted to the art and craft of writing and reading

Subject Guide

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