Creating Nonfiction: Twenty Essays and Interviews

SUNY Press | 2016
Edited by Jen Hirt and Erin Murphy

This anthology includes an excerpt from the book Apocalypse, Darling, as well as an author interview.

A diverse collection of essays and companion interviews that offer insight into the inspiration, drafting, and revision process. With a title that suggests both the genre and the process of composing it, Creating Nonfiction is a collection of essays and interviews that aims to open readers’ and writers’ eyes to the formal possibilities of creative nonfiction. Included are memoirs, personal essays, literary journalism, graphic essays, and lyric essays, and the content is equally diverse, with topics ranging from childbirth to child labor, from dandelions to domestic violence.

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