We leave the car in a narrow spot along the shoulder of Highway 1 and slide the boy into the red backpack, careful as we work his long legs through the seat…
Category: November 2014
Variations on Prayer by Sophie Lucido Johnson
They are a parade of stringless, impossibly fast kites; so kaleidoscopic that a sighting conjures questions of hallucination.
Another Version of Us by Suzanne Farrell Smith
It’s raining when we exit Saks on 49th and Fifth, so I pull umbrellas from my tote. The walk sign blinks, and I move quickly. He blocks my way.
How to Attend an Indian Funeral by Allison Williams
The color of mourning is white. Not knowing you were going to a funeral, your violet Punjabi dress will have to do.
The Grand Hotel Mackinac Island by Thomas Gibbs
… a nurse had shown me a cancer kid’s crayon drawing. “See that little blue car down there at the bottom of the hospital the child drew? That’s your car.”
The Writing Life: How I Started the Margaret Atwood Revolution by Sonal Champsee
I’d been a Twitter-hater up until then. I was all over Facebook, but I didn’t get … how anyone would find wisdom in a 140-character distillation of Justin Bieber’s deepest thoughts.
Craft: Just in Time for Nanowrimo, There’s Help For Distracted Writers, If You Make it Through This Article by Donna Talarico
…45 percent of writers said they watched a funny animal video to help get them through a creative block. Four percent said they stopped writing to have sex…
Review: True Stories, Well Told – from the first 20 years of Creative Nonfiction Magazine, edited by Lee Gutkind and Hattie Fletcher
“Creative nonfiction is tremendously flexible…. There aren’t many rules around here.” The collection that followed held true to those words…
Editor’s Note — November 2014: Remember in November Contest for Creative Nonfiction Winner Announcement
This issue is an exciting one. After months of anticipation, it’s time to present the outcomes of the 2014 Remember in November Contest for Creative Nonfiction.