Monday Apr 23

Creative Nonfiction

Nicole Sheets - Creative Nonfiction

NicoleSheets Nicole Sheets is  currently a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Utah working on a nonfiction manuscript about her experiences growing up in an Evangelical church. She has work forthcoming in Mid-American Review and the anthology Permanent Vacation (Bonafide Books)

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Lisa Alvarez - Creative Nonfiction

alvarez_shadowLisa Alvarez's essays and short stories have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, the OC Weekly, the Santa Monica Review and the Green Mountains Review and the anthologies Latinos in Lotusland: An Anthology of Contemporary Southern California Literature Geography of Rage: Remembering the Los Angeles Riots of 1992

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Robert Clark Young - Creative Nonfiction

Robert Clark Young has been sober for 24 years. Thank You for Keeping Me Sober is his recently completed memoir about three friends of his who drank themselves to death, and how their cautionary examples can help others avoid a similar fate. World publication and film rights are available. His previous book about a recovering alcoholic, One of the Guys, is out from HarperCollins.

Ed Weathers - Creative Nonfiction

Ed Weathers was a magazine editor and writer for 27 years and has taught Professional Writing, Composition, and Literature and the Law at Virginia Tech since 2003. He has published more than 200 magazine articles, plus poems in a number of journals. He has won the American Bar Association's award for the nation's best article on legal issues and the City and Regional Magazine Association's

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Paul Heilker - Creative Nonfiction

Paul-Heilker.jpg Paul Heilker is the Co-Director of the PhD in Rhetoric and Writing at Virginia Tech, where he teaches courses in rhetorical theory, composition, writing pedagogy, and literary nonfiction.  He is the author of The Essay: Theory and Pedagogy for an Active Form (NCTE, 1996) and of numerous essays masquerading as scholarship, which have appeared in journals such as College Composition and Communication and Rhetoric Review.

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Timothy L. Marsh - Creative Nonfiction

TimothyMarsh.jpg Timothy L. Marsh has lived in five different countries in the past five years. He now resides in Bali, Indonesia. A finalist in the 2009 Toasted Cheese Nonfiction Contest, his writing has appeared or been accepted in The Crab Orchard Review, The New Quarterly, The Newfoundland Quarterly, Waccamaw Journal 

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Cary Holladay - Creative Nonfiction

Holladay.jpgCary Holladay is the author of five volumes of fiction, most recently A Fight in the Doctor’s Office, which won the Miami UP Novella Contest. Her work appears in recent issues of The Southern Review, Glimmer Train, The Georgia Review, and New Stories From the South: The Year’s Best. Her awards include an NEA fellowship and an O. Henry Prize.

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Tom Sydow - Creative Nonfiction

Tom-Sydow Tom Sydow is creator and director of City Dialogues, a loose association of artists and writers who present collaborative multidisciplinary publications and shows, most recently at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Art Park. He currently teaches writing and literature at Potomac State College of West Virginia University. Previous publications can be found in DisOrient, Mosaic, and Riprap, under an assumed name….

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Jeff Mann - Creative Nonfiction

Jeff-Mann Jeff Mann grew up in Covington, Virginia, and Hinton, West Virginia, receiving degrees in English and forestry from West Virginia University. His poetry, fiction, and essays have appeared in many publications, including The Spoon River Poetry Review, Prairie Schooner, Shenandoah, Laurel Review, The Gay and Lesbian Review Worldwide, Crab Orchard Review, Bloom, Appalachian Heritage, Best Gay Poetry 2008, and Best Gay Stories 2008.

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