Writing True Stories that Matter

Writing True Stories That Matter

Turning Research into Narrative through Creative Nonfiction

Effectively communicating your story is more important than ever. No matter your professional background or career goals, sharing your ideas with diverse audiences is critical. Writing True Stories That Matter (Jan. 11-April 27, 2018) will give you the tools to transform information into compelling nonfiction narratives. The first course to be offered at Arizona State University’s Washington, DC headquarters, this graduate-level writing workshop, led by Lee Gutkind, is designed for busy individuals. You will draft and revise a long-form narrative essay, book chapter, or series of smaller pieces as a final product.

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The essential and definitive guide to creative nonfiction. It is engaging to read as it is useful. Any writer or reader will find it indispensable and, frankly, inspiring.”

About Lee Gutkind

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Lee Gutkind, recognized by Vanity Fair as “the Godfather behind creative nonfiction,” is the author and editor of more than 25 books and founder and editor of Creative Nonfiction, the first and largest literary magazine to publish narrative nonfiction exclusively. He is Distinguished Writer-in-Residence in the Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes at Arizona State University and a professor in the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication.

Gutkind has lectured to audiences around the world—from China to the Czech Republic, from Australia to Africa to Egypt. He has appeared on many national radio and televisions shows, including The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Comedy Central), Good Morning America, National Public Radio’s Talk of the Nation and All Things Considered, as well as BBC World.

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