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Finding & Shaping Your True Story

December 8, 2018 10:00 AM

Transform interesting anecdotes or fragmentary episodes into fully realized pieces of writing that will engage and move readers. more

Upcoming at Creative Nonfiction | September 2018

An open house, writing workshops & submission deadlines more

True Story #20: 6'3" Man with Doritos

Home alone for a month, a married man on the verge of midlife revisits old letters from his first love and wonders why it's so hard to... more

Finding Family | Writing the Adoption Experience

August 18, 2018 10:00 AM

A daylong workshop for anyone whose life has been touched by adoption. more

Upcoming at Creative Nonfiction | August 2018

An open house, writing workshops & submission (& internship application) deadlines more

Summer issue of CNF is now available.

A fresh start is here! CNF #67, "Starting Over," explores the idea that we are all—always—works in progress. 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

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