The William Van O'Connor Library
Creative Writing Collection
The O'Connor Library's Creative Writing Collection, established in the fall of 2002 through the recommendations of Professor Pam Houston, is a small assortment of books Professor Houston views as essential reading for the student of creative writing.
The collection currently includes the following resources:
Cunningham, Michael. The Hours. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998.
Driscoll, Jack. Wanting Only to Be Heard. Amherst, Massachusetts: University of Massachusetts Press, 1992.
Ford, Richard. Rock Springs: Stories. New York: Vintage Books-Random House, 1988.
Hansen, Ron and Jim Shepard, eds. You've Got to
Read This: Contemporary American Writers Introduce Stories that Held Them in Awe.
New York: Perennial-HarperCollins Publishers, 1994.
Munro, Alice. Selected Stories. New York: Vintage Books-Random House, 1997.
O'Brien, Tim. The Things They Carried. New York: Broadway Books, 1990.
Proulx, Annie. Close Range: Wyoming Stories. New York: Scribner, 1999.
Updike, John and Katrina Kenison, eds. The Best American Short Stories of the Century. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000.
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