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Finding Truth in Technology

Five memoirists share their favorite tools for recreating scenes and setting
"What will 'true' mean when we have so many technological tools to aid us in recreating settings and scenes?"

In the Grip of the Sky

Essay
If you're wracked with joint pain, you don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows

What's the Story #58

From the Editor
There's an element of mystery to the weather; that's what keeps it interesting.

15 Most Read in 2015

Year-End List
The most popular essays & articles on our site this year.

WANTED: Instagram Micro Essays

We're expanding our Tiny Truths contest. more

CNF Receives $10,000 NEA Grant

We’re starting a new magazine! more

Become a Supporting Friend

Help keep Creative Nonfiction strong in 2016. more

Ideas That Seem Impossible

An Interview with Lenka Clayton
"I have come to realize that obstruction is one of my main working materials. I'm drawn to ideas that seem impossible, or at least too difficult to bother trying to do."

Celebrating National Adoption Day

READ NOW: Two mothers share the true stories of bringing their babies home. more

Announcing Writing Away the Stigma!

For anyone with a true story to tell about the challenges or satisfactions of confronting mental health problems. more

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