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True stories, well told.
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For nearly 25 years, Creative Nonfiction has provided a home for thought-provoking, remarkable, engaging narrative nonfiction. And now we're launching a new monthly publication, True Story

If you love creative nonfiction, you won't want to miss an issue of Creative Nonfiction—or True Story. Start a new subscription to one or both magazines, add True Story to an existing Creative Nonfiction subscription, or renew today, and save on the newsstand price!

Creative Nonfiction

The iconic quarterly that started it all. 

Creative Nonfiction magazine is fuel for nonfiction writers and storytellers, providing a lively blend of exceptional long- and short-form nonfiction narratives and interviews, as well as columns that examine the craft, style, trends, and ethics of writing true stories.

ONE YEAR - 4 issues for $32 ››
TWO YEARS - 8 issues for $50 ››
FIVE YEARS - 20 issues for $100 

Canadian orders, add $18 postage per year
International orders, add $28 postage per year

A new monthly home for longform nonfiction narratives. 

Each pocket-size issue of True Story showcases one exceptional essay by one exceptional writer. Offering vivid, immersive reports from real life, True Story is a small celebration of the larger-than-life stories and experiences that make us think differently about what it means to be human. 

ONE YEAR - 12 issues for $18 ››
TWO YEARS - 24 issues for $32 ››

Roll both magazines into a single subscription & save!

Start a new subscription to both Creative Nonfiction and True Story and get the best of both worlds. The quarterly will provide a big hearty meal of the best true stories, well told, every three months, and True Story will arrive once a month--a snack to hold you over between issues of the quarterly. 

ONE YEAR - 16 issues in all for $45 ››

Canadian orders, add $30 postage per year
International orders, add $52 postage per year

Already a subscriber to Creative Nonfiction? Add a year of True Story to your existing quarterly subscription.

ADD A YEAR of TRUE STORY - 12 issues for $12 ››


Creative Nonfiction is available digitally through*

We've partnered with Zinio to make Creative Nonfiction available digitally on every device in every country. No matter where you call home, you can still read the best true stories, well told, for an affordable price.

ONE YEAR - 4 digital issues of CNF for $25 ››

*Sorry, CNF discount codes not applicable on digital subscriptions.