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Contagious Empathy

Then & Now
Looking up from our screens and going for a walk may be our salvation. SHERRIE FLICK explores how movement can inspire creativity and connection.

What's the Story #65

From the Editor
The intersections of these two ways of understanding the world are rarely examined—and when they are, the primary narrative is one of conflict.

Gathering Stories Workshop

October 25, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

In collaboration with local civic technology organization Code for Pittsburgh, we're offering an evening workshop focusing on interview... more

True Story #12 has arrived!

For years, Jill Christman has been waiting for her long-lost lover to communicate with her from beyond the grave. Finally, he walks into... more

Upcoming workshops at CNF this fall

Take your writing to the next level at CNF's office in Pittsburgh; workshops enrolling now for October and beyond. 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

Something Like Vertigo

A father's loss of balance destabilizes a whole family

The Scene Is In Flux

A Conversation with Lawrence Lenhart

What's the Story #64

From the Editor
It’s more important than ever for writers to remain clear-eyed and to grapple with the big questions.

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