The Creative Nonfiction Collective Society (CNFC) is a Canadian organization for writers of creative (or literary or narrative) nonfiction. See our ABOUT and FAQs pages for more information about the creative nonfiction genre and the CNFC. Find us on Facebook (Creative Nonfiction Collective CNFC) and follow us on Twitter (@CNFCollective). For current updates and debates, join our Listserv.
Save the Date!
Plans for the CNFC annual Conference are well underway. Watch the website for details in the next few months. Meanwhile, mark your calendars: the 10th Anniversary Conference will be held in Calgary, Alberta from May 2 – 4, 2014.
Call for Conference Workshop Proposals
Are you planning to attend our 10th Anniversary Conference in Calgary (May 2-4)? The 2014 Conference Committee has put out a call for Workshop Proposals. The deadline for submissions is December 1, 2013. For details, check out our Conference page.
We are pleased to announce that acclaimed historian, novelist, essayist and award-winning author Ronald Wright will be the keynote speaker at next spring’s conference May 2 to 4, 2014 in Calgary. Don’t miss it!
Applause and kudos to CNFC member Sandra Djwa. Sandra has won the 2013 Governor General’s Award for Nonfiction (English) for Journey With No Maps: A Life of P. K. Page. Congratulations, Sandra!
CNFC member Mark Abley has launched his new book of creative nonfiction, Conversations with a Dead Man. He’ll be reading at Books ‘n Brew in Ottawa on Dec 8 (7pm). Congratulations Mark!
What’s happening out there? Maybe you’ve got a book launch coming up, an article appearing in a journal, a reading you’re participating in, or a new blog entry you want to share. We want your news. Send us the information and we’ll post it here.
CNFC/ carte blanche Contest
Check out our new logo! Graphic artist Peter Mollar found inspiration in some old wooden letterpress fonts. Their stories seemed present in the “scarring and surface scratches from years of printing use and abuse.” We are pleased with the result. We hope you like it, too.