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).
Yes, it’s true! We’re doing it again! carte blanche and the Creative Nonfiction Collective Society (CNFC) have teamed up to bring you another Canada-wide creative nonfiction contest sponsored by the MFA Creative Nonfiction program at University of King’s College. The winner will receive $750 and her/his essay will be published in carte blanche. The winner will be announced next spring at the CNFC 11th Annual Conference in Victoria, BC (April 24-26, 2015). For submission guidelines and entry, click here.
19th Annual Wordfest in Calgary & Banff, October 14-19:
On Wednesday, October 15, 2014, as part of Calgary’s Wordfest week, CNFC President, Cathy Ostlere, will be in conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Hector Tobar, author of Deep Down Dark, the riveting story of the thirty-three men who spent sixty-nine days trapped more than 2,000 feet underground in Chile’s San Jose Mine in 2010. For more information and tickets, click here.
Victoria, Here We Come!
With memories of our successful 10th Anniversary Conference in Calgary last May still strong, we’re well into the planning for next spring. So mark your calendars. The 11th Annual CNFC Conference will be in beautiful Victoria, BC, from April 24-26, 2015. More details will be appearing here soon.
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