Literary Authors: Collection Strengths

The UCI Writing Program

We actively collect books published by faculty and graduates of UCI's M.F.A. programs in writing (fiction and poetry).  UCI's program has become one of the most highly rated in the nation.  Former faculty whose novels are in the collection include Donald Heiney, Oakley Hall, Thomas Keneally, and Geoffrey Wolff.   Distinguished M.F.A. graduates include Pulitzer Prize winners Richard Ford and Michael Chabon, as well as authors Aimee Bender, Alice Sebold, Kem Nunn and many others.

Search Library under the title UCI Writing Program to retrieve a list of all books by writing program authors.

Selected Authors

Follow the links below to execute author searches in Library to retrieve our significant collection of their writings.

  • Donald Heiney
    In addition to an extensive collection of his novels published under the pseudonym Macdonald Harris, see the next section for a description of Heiney's archive.
  • Aldous Huxley
  • D.H. Lawrence
  • Thomas Mann
    More than 500 editions of Mann's fiction and essays, most of them collected by scholar Hans Waldmüller and included in his library.  See also the next section for a description of Waldmüller's other Mann materials.
  • Kenneth Millar
    Millar wrote a highly regarded body of detective fiction, many of his novels featuring the detective Lew Archer, under the pseudonym of Ross MacDonald.  The collection holds more than 140 editions and printings of his work in English, as well as countless editions in translation to dozens of other languages.  New editions, particularly translations, are still being published.  See the next section for a description of Millar's archive.
  • Margaret Millar
    In addition to a complete collection of her published fiction, see the next section for a description of Millar's archive.
  • Christopher Morley
  • Kathleen Raine
    In addition to an extensive collection of the British author's published poetry and literary criticism, see the next section for a description of Raine's archive.
  • John Steinbeck

Selected Archival and Manuscript Collections

  • Charles Bukowski Manuscript
    An untitled, handwritten eight-page prose piece in the form of a monologue about life, the arts, friends, and many other matters, written with the honesty and humor characteristic of his work.
  • Donald Heiney papers
    The author's literary papers, including manuscripts, correspondence, notebooks, and photographs relating to his novels and critical works. This collection has not yet been organized; please contact us for more information.
  • Hans Waldmüller Collection on Thomas Mann
    Principally a collection of periodical issues containing articles by Mann that were collected by scholar Hans Waldmüller. This collection has not yet been organized; please contact us for more information
  • Kenneth Millar papers
    A comprehensive collection of the author's personal and professional papers, including literary manuscripts, writing notebooks, correspondence, and photographs.
  • Margaret Millar papers
    An extensive collection of her literary manuscripts and typescripts, research notes, and galley proofs, including an unpublished novels.
  • Kathleen Raine Papers
    Journals, correspondence, photographs, draft versions of poems, critical work, and her published autobiographical trilogy, with a focus on her career as a poet and literary critic.
  • Alfonso Sastre Papers
    Manuscripts of forty early dramatic works of the renowned Spanish playwright, as well as manuscripts of unpublished plays, poetry, and other writings.

Selected Authors

Follow the links below to execute author searches in Library to retrieve our significant collection of their writings.

  • Donald Heiney
    In addition to an extensive collection of his novels published under the pseudonym Macdonald Harris, see the next section for a description of Heiney's archive.
  • Aldous Huxley
  • D.H. Lawrence
  • Thomas Mann
    More than 500 editions of Mann's fiction and essays, most of them collected by scholar Hans Waldmüller and included in his library.  See also the next section for a description of Waldmüller's other Mann materials.
  • Kenneth Millar
    Millar wrote a highly regarded body of detective fiction, many of his novels featuring the detective Lew Archer, under the pseudonym of Ross MacDonald.  The collection holds more than 140 editions and printings of his work in English, as well as countless editions in translation to dozens of other languages.  New editions, particularly translations, are still being published.  See the next section for a description of Millar's archive.
  • Margaret Millar
    In addition to a complete collection of her published fiction, see the next section for a description of Millar's archive.
  • Christopher Morley
  • Kathleen Raine
    In addition to an extensive collection of the British author's published poetry and literary criticism, see the next section for a description of Raine's archive.
  • John Steinbeck

Selected Archival and Manuscript Collections

  • Charles Bukowski Manuscript
    An untitled, handwritten eight-page prose piece in the form of a monologue about life, the arts, friends, and many other matters, written with the honesty and humor characteristic of his work.
  • Donald Heiney papers
    The author's literary papers, including manuscripts, correspondence, notebooks, and photographs relating to his novels and critical works. This collection has not yet been organized; please contact us for more information.
  • Hans Waldmüller Collection on Thomas Mann
    Principally a collection of periodical issues containing articles by Mann that were collected by scholar Hans Waldmüller. This collection has not yet been organized; please contact us for more information
  • Kenneth Millar papers
    A comprehensive collection of the author's personal and professional papers, including literary manuscripts, writing notebooks, correspondence, and photographs.
  • Margaret Millar papers
    An extensive collection of her literary manuscripts and typescripts, research notes, and galley proofs, including an unpublished novels.
  • Kathleen Raine Papers
    Journals, correspondence, photographs, draft versions of poems, critical work, and her published autobiographical trilogy, with a focus on her career as a poet and literary critic.
  • Alfonso Sastre Papers
    Manuscripts of forty early dramatic works of the renowned Spanish playwright, as well as manuscripts of unpublished plays, poetry, and other writings.