An interview with Maggie Jones
The NY Times contributing writer & National Magazine Award finalist on new directions in narrative journalism, advice for emerging writers, the importance of meticulous research, and what led her to her career as a journalist.
An interview with Anjali Sachdeva
Creative Nonfiction's director of education programs discusses carving out time to write, being precise with your language, and staying on track with writing.
An interview with Dinty W. Moore
The writer, teacher, founder and editor of Brevity on the riting process, connecting with readers through first-person narrative, and the financial realities of running an online magazine.
An interview with Saeed Jones
BuzzFeed's literary editor on the similarities between nonfiction and poetry, the beauty and treachery of social media, what makes him reject a pitch, and the importance of reading the work of other writers.
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?
There are countless ways to approach research. Jill Talbot asks four top-notch essayists about their methods.