Creative Nonfiction: What it Is and Isn’t

By: Kori Marshall “True stories, well told.” Lee Gutkind, creator and editor of Creative Nonfiction magazine, defines the phrase easily as if there is no question or no other definition. It seems simple enough, but why is the genre just now emerging? What’s the difference in the nonfiction picture books we read in middle school […]

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Saint Poet’s (er, Patrick’s) Day

When all the others were away at Mass By Seamus Heaney When all the others were away at Mass I was all hers as we peeled potatoes. They broke the silence, let fall one by one like solder weeping off the soldering iron: cold comforts set between us, things to share gleaming in a bucket […]

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