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Creative Writing

New Books

Telling Stories

Telling Stories is intended for anyone interested in thinking more about the elements of storytelling in short stories, novels, and memoirs.

Critical Insights

This first-of-its-kind volume on flash fiction-prose of no more than 1,000 words-tracks the development and critical context of this international literary genre. Essays look at both prominent forebearers and current practitioners including Kate Chopin, Franz Kafka, Julio Cortazar, Amy Hempel, and Lydia Davis.

The Princeton Handbook of World Poetries

The Princeton Handbook of World Poetries provides a comprehensive and authoritative survey of the history and practice of poetry in more than 100 major regional, national, and diasporic literatures and language traditions around the globe.

Into the Woods

The idea of Into the Woods is not to supplant works by Aristotle, Lajos Egri, Robert McKee, David Mamet, or any other writers of guides for screenwriters and playwrights, but to pick up on their cues and take the reader on a historical, philosophical, scientific, and psychological journey to the heart of all storytelling. In this exciting and wholly original book,

Selected Creative Writing Books

You can find more books through our Library Catalogue by searching the subject terms. See examples below:

Canadian Poetry

Canadian Poetry - British Columbia

Creative writing

Editing (Writing)

English language - Rhetoric

English language - Style

Feature writing

Fiction - technique

Motion picture authorship


Poetics - technique of poetry

Poetry collections

Short story technique

Short   Stories – collection of stories

Canadian Short Stories


PE 1408: Writing (grammar, style, some books on creative writing
PE 1591 - 3235: Thesauri and dictionaries
PN 1996: Screenwriting
PN 3355 - 3383: Authorship, technique (creative writing)
PN 4775 - 4784: Journalism, technique
PN 6099 - 6120.95: General anthologies of poetry, drama, and fiction