This bibliography includes resources that informed the 1999 study, Animating Democracy: The Artistic Imagination as a Force in Civic Dialogue as well as others.
- Lovelace, Alice. "Resolving Conflicts: A Poet's Residency in Tulsa." High Performance, summer 1996, pp. 13-17.
- Nussbaum, Martha C. Poetic Justice: The Literary Imagination and Public Life. Boston, MA: The Beacon Press, 1995.
- Whittemore, Katherine. "A Celebration: In Chicopee, a writing workshop has helped women with low income." The Boston Globe Magazine, August 22, 1993.