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Celebrating National Adoption Day

READ NOW: Two mothers share the true stories of bringing their babies home. more

Announcing Writing Away the Stigma!

For anyone with a true story to tell about the challenges or satisfactions of confronting mental health problems. more

Introducing our beautiful new baby ... book!

Now available from In Fact Books: OH, BABY! True Stories About Conception, Adoption, Surrogacy, Pregnancy, Labor, and Love more

Writing Pittsburgh Update

Creative Nonfiction and In Fact Books are pleased to announce the contributors to the first of three books in the Writing Pittsburgh series. more

Essay Contest: Childhood

We’re looking for well-crafted true stories that examine kid-dom in all its messy, exhilarating, turbulent glory. more

$1,000 "Waiting" Essay Prize Awarded

Joe Fassler is the winner of the $1,000 first-place prize for his essay, "Wait Times." more

“Hope for those seeking help”

A new collection of narratives about mental illness highlights the struggles and breakthroughs for both patients and therapists more

Announcing Writing Pittsburgh Project

Three books in three years. An opportunity for Pittsburgh writers to share their stories about the city with a national audience. more

$1,000 Memoir Essay Prize Awarded

Kelly Fig Smith is the winner of the $1,000 first-place prize for CNF’s Memoir contest more

We Want Your Best Stuff

We're seeking submissions for two special issues of the magazine ("The Weather" & "Marriage"). more

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