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English: which resources do I use?: Creative writing

Unsure which library resources to use for your English module or piece of research? This guide will point you in the right direction.





You may find the resources below useful when undertaking a creative writing module or project. On this page you can find details of useful books and literary reviews to consult. You can also learn how to locate book reviews using JSTOR and Literature Online.

Another useful resource includes the Paris Review Interviews: these are in depth interviews with famous writers.

Fore more information, see the Creative Writing subject guide.

Literary reviews

Some useful resources for creative writing modules may include literary reviews. You can find these in the sources below: 

The London Review of Books: a journal of literary essays.

The New York Review of Books: literary essays and reviews.

The Times Literary Supplement: a weekly literary review.

Finding book reviews

You can narrow your search results to book reviews when searching JSTOR: 

  • Go to advanced search
  • Under Item Type, select Reviews 

You can narrow your search results to book reviews when searching ProQuest One Literature: 

  • Click on Advanced Search
  • Select Criticism from the options on the left

Select 'review' from document type:

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