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Sinead O'Connor at Festival de Cornouaille, 2014 © Thesupermat; Creative Commons license

If Only They Had Listicles in Regency England

Jan 26, 2015

TW Column by Emily Toth

The first sentence of Pride and Prejudice works as a tweet, but not as flash.

Advice, Authors, Nothing but the Toth | Read More

What's a Flash Essay?

Jan 20, 2015

TW Column by Martha Nichols

There’s a whole lot of confusion about the difference between an essay and a personal narrative.

Media Debate, First Person | Read More

Movies with My Mother—and James Agee

Nov 24, 2014

Essay by Marc Schiffman

I could still hear the movie voices circling at the bottom of the staircase like lost and scared children in a forest.

Screen Time, Reader's Life, Critics | Read More

What Journalists Can Teach Memoir Writers

Nov 17, 2014

TW Column by Martha Nichols

First-person journalism is my antidote to much of what goes on in creative nonfiction classes.

Media Debate, First Person, Journalism | Read More

"Women and Power" in the NYT Book Review

Oct 15, 2014

TW Opinion by Lorraine Berry and Martha Nichols

At a time when female critics from Caitlin Moran to Mary Beard are being harassed all over the Internet, the lack of editorial attitude is troubling.

Media Debate, Diversity, Journalism | Read More

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