Resources
Resources
for
writers
For readers:
Bibliography of Peace Corps writers
(Includes Returned Peace Corps Volunteers, and Peace Corps staff members and their spouses.)
Returned Peace Corps Volunteers writers by the country in which they served
 
Tell me about the world!
Books for children by Peace Corps writers
  In Their Own Words
Books about the Peace Corps experience by Returned Peace Corps Volunteers.
Short works about the Peace Corps experience
Books about the Peace Corps by non- Peace Corps writers
Links to web sites of PCVs and RPCVs that tell of their countries and Peace Corps experiences.
Links to other web sites pertaining to Peace Corps that may be of interest.
Folktales retold by RPCVs.
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For writers:
Friendly agents, editors and publishers; Names and contact information for literary agents who represent RPCV writers and have agreed to look at the work of other returned Volunteers, editors who would like to work with RPCVs to fine-tune their books, and publishers who have published RPCV work in the past and are interested in looking at more.
“You Can Publish It” — about self-publishing by Larry Lihosit (Honduras 1975–77)
Poets Take Note: a recommendation of a publisher from poet Philip Dacey (Nigeria 1963–65)
“P.O.D. and You”
  Publishing alternatives: Non-traditional ways of being published.
  In the Footsteps of Mark Twain — by Craig Carrozzi (Colombia 1978–80) sings the praises of self-publishing.
  Print on Demand — The New World of Internet Publishing by Thor Hanson (Uganda 1993–95). One Ludite’s experience with publishing his Peace Corps book.
  Opportunities for writers: Organizations — be they websites, magazines, journals, etc. — that are looking for writings that may be of special interest to Peace Corps writers, and that draw on their Third World experiences.
Smaller publishing houses that have published books by Peace Corps writers: They may be positively disposed to do it again.
How to Write a Novel in 100 Days: You can do it and here are daily tips to keep you going to your goal.
Links to web sites for writers
  Terms a writer should know.
  Eleven Things to Know before Applying for an Internet Job
  How to Get An Agent When You Can’t Get An Agent by Mary-Ann Tirone Smith (Cameroon 1965–67)
  Getting a Job in Publishing

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