Aspiring authors, if you aren’t able to attend this year’s Southampton Writers Conference, Stony Brook’s annual summer program of stellar writing workshops taught by world class novelists, playwrights, and poets, do not despair….you can still avail yourself of the University Library’s rich collection of resources for creative written expression. A library Subject Guide for the MFA program in Creative Writing/Literature highlights numerous resources, with a spotlight on books, eBooks, and poetry by the Writers Conference’s teaching artists, guided access to literary arts journals, and a virtual reading room. Also included is information on conferences, residencies and workshops for creative artists, and links to literary and fiction websites.
Still dreaming of the full conference experience? Audio Visual links give you a virtual front row seat to author readings and interviews with Southampton Writers Conference literary luminaries, such as Billy Collins, Daniel Menaker, Roger Rosenblatt, Helen Simonson, Andrew Solomon, Elizabeth Strout, Meg Wolitzer, and others.Think you’re ready to share your own writing? The MFA program Subject Guide’s publication resources will point you in the direction of literary contests, submission opportunities, and guides for the publishing marketplace.
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