Creating Nonfiction

Lessons from the Voice of the Genre

The editors of Creative Nonfiction have selected their favorite craft essays from the early issues of the groundbreaking literary journal. Authors including Roy Peter Clark, Bret Lott, and Hilary Masters grapple with issues such as the line between fact and fiction, how to convey voice effectively, and the challenges of writing about family members. Edited by Lee Gutkind and Robyn Jodlowski, this collection offers both inspiration and instruction for students and writers new to the genre; those who are already familiar with creative nonfiction will enjoy learning more about its rich history.