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Stony Brook University

MFA BFA Creative Writing/Literature

Guide to creative fiction and nonfiction at SBU Libraries


Here are just some suggestions for books in the Melville Library in these different genres and formats.


  • Enter the Main Stacks on the third floor of the library. From there, many of these will be in the P call number range on the fourth floor.
  • You check out the books at the third floor circulation desk.
  • Most books will be due back at the end of the semester (unless recalled). More details here.
  • Don't see the book you want? Try using Interlibrary Loan to get it.




Take the Cannoli


Bad Feminist


Short Stories

Creative Nonfiction

Selected Books