The 2016 Creative Nonfiction Writers’ Conference (Thank You)
To the 2016 CNFWC attendees: Thank you.
Thank you all so much for an amazing conference weekend! We were so absolutely floored and delighted by the sheer amount of literary talent–not to mention all of the warmth, kindness, and fun–that you all brought to Pittsburgh this weekend.
For those of you interested in reliving parts of the conference (or experiencing if for the first time), here are some useful resources.
Listen to AUDIO RECORDINGS of the following presentations:
Structure for Longform Nonfiction
with Lee Gutkind
Ask an Editor
with Jessica Bylander, Hattie Fletcher, and Geeta Kothari
How to Find and Develop a Niche in Your Writing
with Jason Bittel, Kristina Marusic, and Shannon Reed.
Read INTERVIEWS with the following presenters:
"Rejection Comes to Everyone"
An interview with Geeta Kothari
"Finding the Balance Between Perfectionism & Pragmatism"
An interview with Lise Funderburg
"Success Is Part Talent & Part Perseverance"
An interview with Maggie Messitt
Check out FIRSTHAND REPORTS reports from attendees (via ASSAY):
"12 Quotes Full of 'Insight & Inspriation' from CNFWC16"
Compiled by Randon Billings Noble
"Personal Essay at the CNF Writers' Conference"
By Randon Billings Noble
"Connecting at the CNF Conference"
By Annalise Mabe
"Report from CNF Writers' Conference"
By Melissa Scholes Young
We hope to see you at the 2017 Creative Nonfiction Writers' Conference!
Registration opens February 2017.
Looking for more insight into what goes on at the Creative Nonfiction Writers' Conference? Check out the video below for a peek at the 2015 event.
Questions? Contact us at [email protected].