Literary Nonfiction Genres Literature
A genre of many names: literary nonfiction, creative nonfiction, literary journalism, factual fiction, and documentary narrative. Literary nonfiction is a form of storytelling that is based on fact. It is nonfiction written using styles and elements of fiction, such as character development, setting, action, narrative, dialogue, figurative language, and conflict.
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- Bruce Dobler's Creative Nonfiction Compendium - Includes definitions of the genre and reading list.
- Guide to Internet Resources for Creative Nonfiction - Annotated directory including authors and publications.
- Poynter Online:- Breaking into Creative Nonfiction - Chip Scanlan provides an overview of the genre. Includes a reading list and links.
- Narrative Nonfiction: The Art of Being There - Edward Humes provides an introduction to the genre, recommended reading, literary nonfiction transcript of a lecture on immersion journalism, and links.
- Lines in the Mud: Exploring Creative Non-Fiction - Article by Aaron Pope, including how to write literature creative nonfiction genres and a list of books and literature authors.
- What is Creative Nonfiction Writing? - Article by author Barrie Jean Borich.
- University of Oregon: Literary Nonfiction - Includes introduction, interviews with notable writers, lists of new and classic works, and information about the university's graduate program.
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