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Summer classes now enrolling!

Try something new in one of our 5-week intensives more

Sequenced

July 11, 2018 6:30 PM

Without the passage of time, there is no story. But there are many so ways to organize, steer, and structure time in essays and memoirs. more

The Pit and the Page

July 14, 2018 10:00 AM

When writing personal narrative, it can be easy to overlook or discount the most telling details from your life because they are familiar... more

Revision Boot Camp

July 31, 2018 6:30 AM

Writing classes often emphasize the significance of revision to the writing process, but what does that actually mean? In this intensive... more

Writing from the Wound

June 16, 2018 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Trauma-based nonfiction is popular in this current moment, but what personal and professional costs are associated with writing about... more

Join us in Pittsburgh this Memorial Day weekend

Make connections that can energize and change your writing life at the 2018 Creative Nonfiction Writers’ Conference (May 24–26) more

Writing Away the Stigma @ Beta Stage

June 16, 2018 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Arcade Comedy Theater presents Beta Stage, a weekly platform showcasing new, experimental, and student-generated comedy. more

True Story #17: Unmolested

In the wake of a scandal at an all-boys’ summer camp, an openly gay alum returns as a “guest-star counselor” more

Writing Away the Stigma Graduation & Reading

May 4, 2018 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

In observance of Mental Health Awareness Month, Creative Nonfiction is hosting a series of free public readings and harnessing the power of... more

True Story #16: A Dirge for the Doubly Dead

The birth-to-death saga of one Jacob Crouch unfolds against a remarkable period in American history. more

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