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Resources for students in creative writing courses within Penn State's English and Communications programs. Includes links to fact-checking sources, publication opportunities, writers' organizations, and more.


This guide is intended to support emerging creative and professional writers as they develop their craft. Whether you are a novelist, poet, essayist, or work in another genre, this site is for you! Below are some favorite resources. On the left side of the page, click on the tabs to explore additional resources for wordsmithing, adding detail, submitting your work, copyright, and more. If you need further help, please contact a librarian at your campus:  Manuel Ostos (University Park and World Campus), Jane Ingold (Behrend/Erie), Brett Spencer (Berks), and Heidi Abbey Moyer (Harrisburg).

Favorite Magazines, Blogs, and Sites

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