Non-Fiction Prompt #5

 •  January 6

The full prompt: Describe in detail a book, story, magazine, movie or TV show you loved when you were younger. Then use this as a jumping off point...

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Non-Fiction Prompt #4

 •  January 5

This exercise is inspired partly by Ernest Hemingway's minimalist writing style, and partly by an exercise from John Gardner's craft book, The Art...

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Non-Fiction Prompt #3

 •  January 4

Since many are returning to school today after the holidays, our third prompt invites you to recall and write about a teacher from when you were in...

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Non-Fiction Prompt #2

 •  January 3

When I consider the phrase "Missed Connections," I imagine a hollow space, a kind of emptiness where a relationship might have been. Think of those...

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Non-Fiction Prompt #1

 •  January 2

For the next couple months we'll be posting non-fiction writing prompts in preparation for our 2016 Non-Fiction Contest.  Our first prompt is a...

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Special Holiday Deal on Subscriptions

 •  December 17

Have a bookish friend on your gift list? From now until January 31, 2016 we’re offering a holiday deal: buy one subscription and receive a second...

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Review: Paul Vasey’s The River & David Zieroth’s The November Optimist

 •  December 11

This non-fiction review first appeared in EVENT 43/1 Paul Vasey, The River: A Memoir of Life in the Border Cities, Biblioasis, 2013 David...

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Review: Dede Crane’s Every Happy Family & Saleema Nawaz’s Bone and Bread

 •  November 30

This fiction review first appeared in EVENT 43/1 Dede Crane, Every Happy Family, Coteau Books, 2013 Saleema Nawaz, Bone and Bread, House of...

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Introducing Creative Non-Fiction Contest Judge Ayelet Tsabari

 •  November 18

EVENT’s 2016 Non-Fiction Contest is open for submissions until April 15. Winners receive fame and fortune ($1500 in prizes!). EVENT's editor and a...

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#LitMagLove: Room Magazine Interviews EVENT Editor Shashi Bhat

 •  November 3

Room Magazine is running a series of interviews on their blog called #LitMagLove, featuring editors of different literary and cultural magazines. For...

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