Teaching: Resources

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Online Resources

Poets and Writers, Inc., publisher of Poets and Writers magazine, a trade journal for serious writers

The Association of Writers and Writing Programs

Writer’s Market provides subscription users with detailed information about agents, editors and publishers.

Writers Digest: This website, linked to the print magazine, offers writing tips from the pros.

Grub Street offers excellent, relatively inexpensive writing courses in the Boston area.

Association of Author’s Representatives, searchable database

Predators and Editors, searchable database identifies legit agents, editors, publishers and scams

Reedsy’s guide ‘Authors Beware: Scams and Publishing Companies to Avoid’

Publishers Marketplace: Offers insider info, charges subscription fees.

For additional resources, check out the Agent Query database of literary agents, also offers extensive list of resources for writers

If you provide or know of a great resource for writers, please feel free to submit the details by email to Terri’s assistant, Donna Brown.

Favorite Books


On Writing by Stephen King

The Elements of Style, Fourth Edition by William Strunk

On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction by William Knowlton Zinsse

What If? Exercises for Fiction Writers by Anne Bernays and Pamela Painter

Writing Fiction: A Guide to Narrative Craft by Janet Burroway

Ron Carlson Writes a Story by Ron Carlson

The Art of Fiction: Notes on Craft for Young Writers by John Gardner

On Becoming a Novelist by John Gardner

How Fiction Works by Oakley Hall

The Art and Craft of Novel Writing by Oakley M. Hall

Aspects of the Novel by E.M. Forster


Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life by Anne Lamott

If You Want To Write: A Book about Art, Independence and Spirit by Brenda Ueland

Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within by Natalie Goldberg

The Writer’s Life

The Writing Life by Annie Dillard

Letters to a Fiction Writer by Frederick Busch

Mystery and Manners: Occasional Prose by Flannery O’ConnorSally Fitzgerald, and Robert Fitzgerald