The Essayist at Work: Profiles of Creative Nonfiction Writers

The Essayist at Work: Profiles of Creative Nonfiction Writers

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The Essayist at Work: Profiles of Creative Nonfiction Writers by Lee Gutkind, Annie Dillard

Today, creative nonfiction/literary journalism encompasses the length and breadth of the literary spectrum. The Essayist at Work offers proven methods for making a mark in this competitive genre.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780435081515
Publisher: Heinemann
Publication date: 01/13/1998
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.51(d)

About the Author

Lee Gutkind, founder and editor of the popular journal Creative Nonfiction, has performed as a clown for Ringling Brothers, scrubbed with heart and liver surgeons, traveled with a crew of National League baseball umpires, and wandered the country on a motorcycle-all as research for eight books and numerous profiles and essays. The former director of the writing program at the University of Pittsburgh and currently a professor of English there, Gutkind pioneered the teaching of creative nonfiction, conducting workshops and presenting readings throughout the United States.

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