News & Events

$1,000 "Waiting" Essay Prize Awarded

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

Essay Contest: Marriage

We're looking for well-crafted essays that truthfully portray what marriage is all about. Deadline: August 31, 2015. more

Fall Online Classes: Now Enrolling

Creative Nonfiction Boot Camp, Writing the Nonfiction Book Proposal, Magazine Writing & more. 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

$1,000 Mistakes Essay Prize Awarded

Suzanne Roberts is the winner of the $1,000 first-place prize for CNF’s Mistakes contest more

CNF needs your help!

Please consider making a fiscal-year-end donation today more