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All Creative Writing: Finding Literature

Finding Literature

Many writers cite reading widely as one of the best ways to learn about writing. Below find tips for locating literature to read using the library.

Browsing the Stacks for Literature

Our Library is organized by the Library of Congress system.  All of the books on the same subject are together on the shelf.

Here are some call number areas for literature that you might want to browse:

Class P — Language and Literature

PE  English Language

PE 1400 Teaching Writing

PN  Literature (General)

PN 101-245 Authorship

PN 6727 and 6728 Comics, Graphic Novels

PR  English Literature 

PR 6100 Recent English Literature (2001-present)

PS  American Literature

PS 3600 Recent American Literature (2001-present)

PZ  Juvenile Fiction 

Adapted from Creative Writing Resources by IU Southeast Library

The Crucible

Don't forget to check out The Crucible, Earlham's literary and visual arts magazine!

Literary Journals and Magazines

Want to know if Earlham subscribes to a certain literary journal or magazine? Go to our Journal Title Advanced Search tool, click on "Journals," and type in your journal title (tip: leave off articles like "the" or "a" from the beginning of the title when searching with this tool. For example, type "kenyon review" instead of "the kenyon review").


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