Unique in approach and content, this book presents specific definitions of the subgenres of creative nonfiction--memoir, the personal essay, literary journalism, nature writing, biography and history, and the nonfiction novel. KEY TOPICS: Providing model readings to illustrate these definitions, this First Edition also offers practical writing exercises and strategies for readers to apply what they are learning in each subgenre. MARKET: For professionals with a career or interest in writing, journalism, education, publishing, and/or media.
About the Author:
Kristen Iversen is the author of Molly Brown: Unraveling the Myth, winner of the Colorado Book Award in Biography, and the forthcoming Full Body Burden, based on her experience of growing up near Rocky Flats, a nuclear weaponry facility in Colorado. She has taught in the creative writing programs at Naropa University and San Jose State University, and currently teaches at the University of Memphis.