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What is Creative Nonfiction? Memoirs, Literary Journalism, and More!

What is Creative Nonfiction?

From viral essays to acclaimed biographies, creative nonfiction is one of the fastest-growing literary genres — even if its name sounds like a contradiction in terms. Called CNF for short, this rich and capacious form marries the elegance of poetry with the rigor of reportage, recalling the famous Keats quote: Beauty is truth, truth beauty,—that ... read more »


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