A conversation with Kelly Fig Smith
The winner of Creative Nonfiction’s $1,000 prize for best essay in The Memoir Issue talks about her prize-winning essay, "Do No Harm."
Making a Case for a New Type of Literary Criticism
How can we appreciate the possibilities of the genre fully without understanding how the mind works?
The New Past, According to Social Media
Does digital omnipresence shortens and stunts the distance to remembering?
Think writing memoir makes you a pathological narcissist? Think again.
We live in the world of online data and social media and reality TV. For better and worse, our notions of privacy are changing. And memoir has proven it’s here to stay.
How can you write nonfiction when you don't have the facts?
To a copyeditor, mistakes are everything.
Writing true stories that reflect what you think and see and remember can be rife with personal hazards.
Exploring the healing potential of telling our own stories.
An Interview with Kelly Blevins
"Without change, there is no real progression in the arts, resulting in no real progression of the mind."