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True Story #15: This Is My Oldest Story

Haunted by the long-unsolved mystery of a neighbor boy's disappearance, Emily Brisse tries to make sense of a terrible story that isn’t... more

Write at CNF

Take your writing to the next level at CNF's office in Pittsburgh; spring workshops are open now. more

Writing Away the Stigma

A free eight-week workshop for young adults who have experienced the stigma of mental illness. more

True Story #14: The River of No Return

Two young mothers grapple with isolation and unforgiving terrain in this braided narrative of the American West. more

Roots & Branches: Writing Your Family Tree (Workshop)

February 20, 2018 6:00 PM to March 27, 2018 8:30 PM

We don’t get to choose our families; but we do get to make choices about how we frame, represent, embrace, and challenge the histories we... more

Writing About Place (Workshop)

March 17, 2018 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Explore and share your adventures in the world, whether close to home or far away. The best writing allows readers to see familiar sites in... more

Writing Away the Stigma for Young Adults (Teen Workshop)

March 7, 2018 6:00 PM to April 25, 2018 8:30 PM

A free eight-week writing workshop for teens who have experienced mental illness. Writing Away the Stigma is an opportunity for 15 young... more

Writing Pittsburgh Book Prize

Win $10,000 and publication by In Fact Books. Deadline extended to November 20, 2017 more

True Story #11 is here!

The 79 bus loops around the housing projects in the East Hills of Pittsburgh all day—“like a noose,” as reluctant resident Brian Broome... more

Tarot Cards & True Stories: Issue #10 is Live!

Follow author and world traveler Sonja Swift on her journey towards enlightenment. more

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