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Join us in Pittsburgh this Memorial Day weekend

Make connections that can energize and change your writing life at the 2018 Creative Nonfiction Writers’ Conference (May 24–26) more

True Story #17: Unmolested

In the wake of a scandal at an all-boys’ summer camp, an openly gay alum returns as a “guest-star counselor” more

Summer classes now enrolling!

Try something new in one of our 5-week intensives more

Writing from the Wound

June 16, 2018 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Trauma-based nonfiction is popular in this current moment, but what personal and professional costs are associated with writing about... more

Sequenced

July 11, 2018 6:30 PM

Without the passage of time, there is no story. But there are many so ways to organize, steer, and structure time in essays and memoirs. more

The Pit and the Page

July 14, 2018 10:00 AM

When writing personal narrative, it can be easy to overlook or discount the most telling details from your life because they are familiar... more

Writing Away the Stigma Graduation & Reading

May 4, 2018 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

In observance of Mental Health Awareness Month, Creative Nonfiction is hosting a series of free public readings and harnessing the power of... more

True Story #16: A Dirge for the Doubly Dead

The birth-to-death saga of one Jacob Crouch unfolds against a remarkable period in American history. more

It's alive! The Frankenstein issue is here at last.

Creative Nonfiction #66 explores real-life stories of dangerous creations. more

Creative Nonfiction Receives AWP’s Small Press Award

Pittsburgh-based literary magazine Creative Nonfiction is the winner of the 2018 Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Small... more

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