The MFA Program requires an Annotated Bibliography, although it is called an "Encounters List" to encourage creative research and allow participants and professors to see the evolution of your final project.
Annotated bibliographies can be helpful in organizing your sources once you have read through them, and determined it they will work for your project or not.
What is an Annotated Bibliography?
An annotated bibliography is a list of sources (bibliography) that includes comments about each source. These comments are called annotations.
What do students get out of an annotated bibliography assignment?
How to write an annotated bibliography:
An annotation (found below each citation) typically includes*:
*Check with your instructors to confirm what information they require in an annotation.