What is ‘Creative Nonfiction’?
There has been a rise of a genre called “creative nonfiction” in the last decade. Or at least a rise of calling it that.
Creative nonfiction, also called literary nonfiction and narrative nonfiction, is when writers use prose and storytelling to create a narrative — but the story is true.
Like John McPhee, a pioneer of creative nonfiction, wrote in his piece “Omission” in The New…