The intersections of these two ways of understanding the world are rarely examined—and when they are, the primary narrative is one of conflict.
It’s more important than ever for writers to remain clear-eyed and to grapple with the big questions.
There's something about focusing on the basics that can inspire innovation and transformation
We are most likely to find joy when we're fully absorbed in something and, thus, transported beyond the ordinary distractions and discomforts of daily life
There’s a story in every design and a design in every story.
The good, the bad, and the biting truth: the writing in this issue is what creative nonfiction is all about.
These days, we’re free—for better or for worse, as the traditional ceremony puts it—to pick and choose rather than relying on tradition to tell us.
There's an element of mystery to the weather; that's what keeps it interesting.
"Sometimes, the most unlikely and unexpected juxtapositions of frame and focus create the most effective stories."
There’s a lot of waiting going on at CNF, but what we wait for most of all is compelling, informative, enticing narrative essays. Being able to publish great work is what makes all the rest of the waiting worthwhile.