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It's National Nurses Week, National Teacher Appreciation Week & Mental Health Awareness Month. Celebrate extraordinary stories. more

"I couldn’t have known what a story he would live."

A Conversation with Cecilia Woloch
Cecilia Woloch, one of our essayists from the "How We Teach" issue, tracks down a student from her past. Hear what she has to say about the relationship we have to those whom we write about.

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

Join us May 26th and May 27th for two days exploring the art, craft, and business of creative nonfiction. 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?

True Story #9, "Resurrection," is available now!

After a family member, a friend, and string of pets die within the span of a few months, Rebeca Dunn-Krahn and her family are finding grief... more

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.”

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