Yesterday I learned my lyric essay, "An Atmospheric Pressure" (winner of Room magazine's 2016 CNF contest) was selected as a Notable Essay by the good people at the Best American Essays series. It's such an honour for my name to appear on this year's Notable list among so many writers I admire including Randon Billings… Continue reading Exciting and unexpected: Best American Essays Notable List
"I absolutely loved the first lesson, such a wonderful overview. It really helped me to contextualize some of the reading that I've absolutely loved over the past few years, and to start to deconstruct the elements of the essays that resonated with me." ~ Emily Kellogg, Toronto, Ontario "Love, love this course." ~ Karen Zey,… Continue reading CNF Outliers registration opens Monday, February 20!
In the new year I'm finally going to make my dream of teaching online happen! I'm currently developing a 6 week course on what I call "CNF outliers" -- a look at unique forms in the creative non-fiction genre including flash non-fiction, the prose poem, the lyric essay and the hermit crab essay. I've wanted… Continue reading Announcing: An online CNF course!