Creative writers like John Steinbeck, William Faulkner, and Margaret Mitchell found themselves writing during some of the most difficult—and arguably the most historic—years in our nation’s history. When things get rough, tenacious American writers step up to the plate to produce meaningful and dramatic works of art that live on for generations.
Our books, short stories, essays, and poems tell the circumstances of our lives. Where do readers and writers turn when times get tough? Click the link below to read about trends in art and entertainment during The Great Depression. Maybe you’ll discover something inspiring for your own writing at this time in our history!
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