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Creative Nonfiction Foundation
  • Type of organization
  • Phone
    (412) 404-2975
  • Fax
    (412) 345-3767
  • Web address
  • Social media platforms used
    Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
  • Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
    The Creative Nonfiction Foundation (CNF) inspires and supports writers of true stories. CNF provides publishing venues—including the quarterly Creative Nonfiction magazine, the monthly True Story magazine, and the In Fact Books imprint—for a diverse range of creative nonfiction writing and writers; serves as a strong advocate for the genre, helping defining the ethics and parameters of the field; and aims to broaden the genre's impact not only in the publishing world but also in the arts, humanities, and sciences.
  • Is your group affiliated with a University, portal or other agency?
  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Lee Gutkind
  • Publishes
    essays, nonfiction, reviews
  • Focus
    True stories, well told. Each issue contains new essays, experimental work, interviews, news about the genre & more.
  • Recent Awards Received
    Work reprinted in Best American Essays, Best American Travel Writing, Best Women's Travel Writing, Pushcart Prize.
  • Representative authors
    Sue William Silverman, Sonya Huber, Jerald Walker
  • Submissions policy
  • Accepts unsolicited submissions?
  • Submission Guidelines URL
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted
  • Reading period
  • Reporting time
    5 - 7 months
  • Author Payments
    cash, copies
  • Contests
    See web site for contest guidelines. (See website for details)
  • Number of paid staff
  • Number of unpaid staff
  • Distributors
    Ingram, Media Solutions, Ubiquity, One Source
  • E-distributors
  • CLMP Member?
  • How many writers did you publish in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
  • How many live events did you present in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
  • ISSN Number
  • Total Circulation

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