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This guide is developed to assist students researching topics in literary and cultural studies, composition and rhetoric, and film and media studies. Refer to other subject guides and the tabs below for related resources.

Writing Communities

Writing Conferences & Festivals

Creative Writing at Wayne State

Book Recommendations

Staying Current in Your Field

Writing Websites

Literary Journal Databases

Associations for Writers

Residencies & Workshops

Publications: Memoir, Narrative and Life Writing

"“Life writing” is a broad term encompassing many varieties of personal narrative, including autobiography, biography, memoir, diary, travel writing, autobiographical fiction, letters, collective biography, poetry, case history, personal testimony, illness narrative, obituary, essay, and reminiscences." From "Life Writing". In Oxford Bibliographies. 17 Nov. 2021.