May 27-29, 2016 | Pittsburgh, PA
"Writing is hard, but it’s a little easier when you know you’re in good company."
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.
Winner: Best Essay Prize, "Marriage"
One simple equation compels the author to take a fifth trip down the aisle
A conversation with Elane Johnson
"The tidbit 'married five times' naturally inspires some negative perceptions ..." An interview with the winner of the $1,000 marriage essay contest!
Finding inspiration in marriage memoirs
We’re having a flash sale to celebrate: get True Stories, Well Told for half price this week! more
We now pronounce ... our new issue: Creative Nonfiction #59: Marriage more
We're looking for true stories of all shapes and sizes! more
An Interview with Mark Nystrom
"Artists and scientists are curious people, and our work often starts with a question."
A conversation with Amaris Ketcham
The winner of Creative Nonfiction's 'The Weather' contest talks about her prize-winning essay, "Recorded Lightning."