“Who am I to leave this stone unturned, minutes before heading into a heart transplant? What, am I not going to play the baby card?"
“‘It’s a girl,’ I heard from somewhere. But I didn’t know what those words meant.”
"Every so often you realize you are somewhere else entirely. Not in babyland but in toddlerhood, not new and unsure but confident—and now unsure about completely different things."
Creative Nonfiction and In Fact Books are pleased to announce the contributors to the first of three books in the Writing Pittsburgh series. more
Why would anyone work for free? It's complicated.
Revisiting Studs Terkel's WORKING.
"Sometimes, the most unlikely and unexpected juxtapositions of frame and focus create the most effective stories."
We’re looking for well-crafted true stories that examine kid-dom in all its messy, exhilarating, turbulent glory. more
William Bradley responds to Dinty W. Moore's recent essay about the origins of the term "creative nonfiction."
"When I was nine years old I began taking piano lessons. When I was nine years old I got my own library card. When I was nine years old I was diagnosed with lupus. When I was nine years old ..."