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Teaching, Writing, and Reflecting

A Conversation with Margaret Downey
The winner of Creative Nonfiction's "How We Teach" essay contest discusses her first teaching experience and the lessons she learned from it.

Introducing our new Director of Education, Sharla Yates

We're excited to welcome the newest member of the Creative Nonfiction team. more

What's the Story #63

From the Editor
There's something about focusing on the basics that can inspire innovation and transformation

2017 Creative Nonfiction Writers' Conference: Early Registration Ends 4/30

Join us May 26th and May 27th for two days exploring the art, craft, and business of creative nonfiction, and save $70 by registering now. more

Get True Story #7, "Take Your Son to Work Day"

Andrew Maynard—young, directionless, sort of a screw-up—shadows his lawyer father during the final appeals process for a notorious murderer... more

The Ink That Binds

Creative Writing & Addiction
Are MFA programs too insulated?

Diving Deep

An interview with Ted Conover
Serial immersionist Ted Conover on the connections between anthropology and journalism; knowing when to resist digression; and the importance of writing “across the aisle.”

Deadline Approaching

Submit your real-life Frankenstein story by Monday, April 17th. $15,000 in prizes to be awarded! more

True Story #6: "Wider than the Sky" available now

A brain tumor upends a young couple's expectations for their life together and reveals how incredibly fragile our identities are. more

Spring Online Courses are starting

There's still time to register, but hurry—registration closes this week! more

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