Research Central: Authors & Writers

Research Central

Authors & Writers

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Library Resources

A compilation of resources, both online and print, to assist new and experienced writers on their path to productivity and publication.

Writer' Market

Offers publishing opportunities for writers including listings for book publishers, magazines, contests and awards, and literary agents. The go-to source for writers looking for an agent and the right publishing house to send manuscripts and/or proposals. Writer's Market also has separate genre editions, such as Novel & Short Story Writer's Market, Poet's Market, and Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market, for niche markets. Check our catalog for additional editions.

The Writer's Digest

Writer’s Digest has been helping authors polish their prose, edit their editions and broaden their bylines since 1920.  Whether you are a first time author or a bestselling novelist, you’ll find something of value here.

The Writer

The oldest magazine focused exclusively on the craft of writing. The magazine offers profiles and how-to stories to inspire writers.

Guide to Self-Publishing

The professional guide for the writer who wants to take publishing into his/her own hands.

Guide to Literary Agents

Use this guide to locate a literary agent to secure the best book deal possible from a publisher.