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Resources & Bibliography


On this page you will find a list of resources relating to veterans, PTSD, and writing.




Student Veterans of America


Veterans Writing Project


Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America


Time Now Blog (Iraq and Afghanistan Wars in Art, Film & Literature)




Castner, Brian. The Long Walk.


Fussell, Paul. The Great War and Modern Memory. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, Inc., 2000.


Gallagher, Matt ed. Fire and Forget.


Goldensohn, Lorrie, ed. American War Poetry: An Anthology. New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 2006.


Grossman, Dave. On Combat: The Psychology and Physiology of Deadly Conflict in War and in Peace. NP: Warrior Science Publications, 2008.


Grossman, Dave. On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society. New York, NY: Bay Back Books / Little, Brown and Company, 2009.


Jones, David. In Parenthesis. New York, NY: New York Review Books, 2003.

King, Brooke. War Flower.


Klay, Phil. Redeployment.


Komunyakaa, Yusef. Dien Cai Dau. Middletown, CT : Wesleyan University Press, 1988.


Mahony, Phillip, ed. From Both Sides Now: The Poetry of the Vietnam War and its Aftermath. New York, NY: Scribner Poetry, 1998.


Orr, Gregory. Poetry as Survival. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2002.


Owen, Wilfred. The Poems of Wilfred Owen. Ed. Jon Stallworthy. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1986.


Radnóti, Miklós Clouded Sky. Trans. Steven Polgar, Stephen Berg, and S.J. Marks. Riverdale-on-Hudson, NY: The Sheep Meadow Press, 2003.


Shay, Jonathan. Achilles in Vietnam: Combat Trauma and the Undoing of Character. New York, NY: Scribner, 1994.


Shay, Jonathan. Odysseus in America: Combat Trauma and the Trials of Coming Home. New York, NY: Scribner, 2002.


Stallworthy, Jon, ed. The Oxford Book of War Poetry. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, Inc., 2003.


Tatum, James. The Mourner’s Song: War and Remembrance from the Iliad to Vietnam. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2003.


Turner, Brian. Here, Bullet. Farmington, ME: Alice James Books, 2005.


Turner, Brian. Phantom Noise. Farmington, ME: Alice James Books, 2010.

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