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The Elements of Style, Fourth Edition

by William Strunk, Jr. & E.B. White

The Elements of Style is a prescriptive American English writing style guide in numerous editions. The original was composed by William Strunk Jr., in 1918, and published by Harcourt, in 1920, comprising eight...

Early Southern Sports and Sportsmen, 1830-1910

by Jacob F. Rivers

Jacob F. Rivers III has collected twenty-two classic hunting tales by twelve southern writers including Davey Crocket, Johnson J. Hooper, and Henry Clay Lewis. These stories spring not only from a genteel literary...

Writing Well in the 21st Century

by Linda Spencer

Writing Well in the 21st Century: The Five Essentials provides students, career-builders, and professional writers with the basic elements needed for writing in the 21st century. The book fully explains—and...

Writing Wild

by Tina Welling

Align Your Creative Energy with Nature?s ?Everything we know about creating,? writes Tina Welling, ?we know intuitively from the natural world.? In Writing Wild, Welling details a three-step ?Spirit Walk? process...

Fast Fiction

by Denise Jaden

Writers flock to National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) each November because it provides a procrastination-busting deadline. But only a fraction of the participants meet their goal. Denise Jaden was part...

The Creative Compass

by Dan Millman & Sierra Prasada

A guide should give clear directions and then get out of your way. In this unique collaboration, bestselling author Dan Millman and his daughter Sierra Prasada help to orient you as you advance through five...

Journey of Memoir

by Linda Joy Myers

In Journey of Memoir you will find lessons on how to write a great scene; information on the difference between freewriting and outlining, and why you need both; timeline and turning point exercises to help...

Excuse Me, Your Participle's Dangling

by Catherine DePino

Excuse Me, Your Participle’s Dangling will give you all the bare essentials of grammar that you need to write like a pro. The book also offers a simple yet foolproof method of writing under pressure, the key...

You Should Be Writing

by Nita Sweeney, Brenda Knight & Becca Anderson

Write Like an Expert

“This journal is a must-have for writers everywhere. With quotes from a diverse group of historical and modern authors to use as creative prompts on every page, you’ll be able to bring...

Writing Program Administration at Small Liberal Arts Colleges

by Jill M. Gladstein & Dara Rossman Regaignon

WRITING PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION AT SMALL LIBERAL ARTS COLLEGES presents an empirical study of the writing programs at one hundred small, private liberal arts colleges. Jill M. Gladstein and Dara Rossman Regaignon...

Words Is a Powerful Thing

by Brian Daldorph

Brian Daldorph first entered the Douglas County Jail classroom in Lawrence, Kansas, to teach a writing class on Christmas Eve 2001. His last class at the jail for the foreseeable future was mid-March 2020, right...


by Richard Van Camp

Stories are medicine. During a time of heightened isolation, bestselling author Richard Van Camp shares what he knows about the power of storytelling—and offers some of his own favourite stories from Elders,...

Wash, The

by Adam Clay

Rich in river imagery and an intense sense of the passage of time, The Wash explores the incessant music that permeates journeys with a destination unknown. The poems depict a landscape of loss in which language...

Invention in Rhetoric and Composition

by Janice M. Lauer

Invention in Rhetoric and Composition examines issues that have surrounded historical and contemporary theories and pedagogies of rhetorical invention, citing a wide array of positions on these issues in both...

Placing the History of College Writing

by Nathan Shepley

Pre-1950s composition history, if analyzed with the right conceptual tools, can pluralize and clarify our understanding of the relationship between the writing of college students and the writing’s physical,...

Suasive Iterations

by David M. Rieder

The PC era is giving way to a new form of popular computing in which smart, globally-connected objects and environments are the new computational ground. This new ground is the exigence for a new approach to...

Country Album

by James Capozzi

At one moment, while reading James Capozzi’s manuscript, it occurred to me that he might actually be a Martian who learned to write by studying the incomplete works of John Donne, Raymond Queneau, and J. G....


by Lisa Fishman

Lisa Fishman’s Current follows The Happiness Experiment (Ahsahta, 2007) further into an experience of time as theater, weather, myth, insect body, plantlife, transcription, synchrony, and figment. Her poems...

Divination Machine

by F. Daniel Rzicznek

We have confessional poets, who write about themselves; nature poets, who write about place; experimental poets, who write about language. And we have F. Daniel Rzicznek, who finds “many centers to the world,”...

You Couldn't Make It Up...!

by Kate Moore

In a surreal and unprecedented year in which even the most seasoned commentators have struggled to keep pace with the news cycle, letter writers to The Daily Telegraph have once again provided their refreshing...