11 Dec From memoir to journalism, personal essays to cultural criticism, this indispensable anthology brings together works from all genres of creative. 11 Dec The Paperback of the Touchstone Anthology of Contemporary Creative Nonfiction: Work from to the Present by Lex Williford at Barnes. Touchstone Anthology of Contemporary Creative Nonfiction has ratings and 45 reviews. From memoir to journalism, personal essays to cultural criticism.

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Some great contemporaryy in here–opens with Fourth State of Matter, a great starting point for the genre, and it includes Love of my Life, by Cheryl Strayed. Books by Lex Williford. This is the text I assigned for my creative nonfiction class. One of the best collections of essays I’ve seen in a long time.

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A lot others I could have included. So what about the…what do I call them? I use this in my nonfiction writing class. I did not finish this book. We anthologize and reread certain authors because of their greatness, their ability to beguile us with the virtuosity of their storytelling techniques. anthologg

anthilogy A Hotel Lobby at the Edge of the World. May 04, Jennifer rated it it was amazing. Work from to the Present. It was the required reading for my personal essay writing class this summer. It also includes many essays Ive never read, some great, some filler.

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I found humor, spiritual, intellectual, thought-provoking and disturbing messages throughout. Creative Nonfiction as an undergrad. Jun 04, Elizabeth rated it it was amazing. I’m an MFA student and aspiring creative writing teacher.

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Heavy on the narrative selections, but I’ll be using this to teach my undergraduate CNF workshop in Fall There were several really great essays in this collection, and as an essayist, I got a lot of instruction and ideas for my own nonfiction writing.

Jun 27, 1. This is IMO the best selection of contemporary creative non-fiction available. Published December 11th by Touchstone first published January 1st Lucy Grealy, Dinty Touchstone anthology of contemporary creative nonfiction. An excellent use of my Kindle, nonficiton I could carry it with me to Utah and read it while waiting for an oil change and even just before I went to sleep.

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Lex WillifordMichael Martone No preview available – Scholastic Success with Writing, Grade 5. Work from to the Present. Pieces range from more reported creative nonfiction to the lyric essay, and highlights include writers like Rebecca McClanahan and Lia Purpura, two amazing essayists I didn’t know about before picking up this book.

Buy the selected items together This item: Selected by five hundred writers, English professors, and creative writing teachers from across the country, this collection includes only the most highly regarded nonfiction work published since One person found this helpful. The Apple That Astonished Paris. My one gripe is with all anthologies that use a touchstone anthology of contemporary creative nonfiction organizational touchstone anthology of contemporary creative nonfiction, like alphabetical order.

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