Congrats to Joshua Levy on being selected as this year’s winner of the CNFC/carte blanche creative nonfiction contest. Joshua’s piece, “A Chaotic Jumble of Infinite Possibility,” will be published in an upcoming issue of carte blanche. Below is a clip of the author reading an excerpt from it.
A limited number of tickets are available to members and non-members wishing to attend JUST the Saturday morning of this year’s conference in Vancouver on May 6. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a spot!
At the 2016 CNFC conference in Banff, our sponsor Fitneff generously donated an adjustable standing desk to be given away to one lucky member at the annual general meeting — something they’ve agreed to do again this year in Vancouver. Janet Wilson tells us more. I pumped my fist into the air and yelled, “Yes!” I had won the prize at the 2016 Creative Nonfiction Collective Conference — a brand new Fitneff Sit Stand Desk. At the end of a great weekend…
The CNFC and carte blanche are pleased to announce their 2016–2017 creative nonfiction contest shortlist.
The winner will be announced on May 5 in Vancouver, BC at the 13th annual CNFC conference.
The shortlist was selected by contest judge, Andreas Schroeder.
“This year’s longlist was so impressive, and its three finalists so totally neck-and-neck, I may have to consult King Solomon for a few suggestions.” – Andreas Schroeder
carte blanche and the Creative Nonfiction Collective Society are pleased to announce the long list for our 2016-17 creative nonfiction competition: “To the Lighthouse” by Kelley Jo Burke (Regina, SK) “Doing Better” by Ann Cavlovic (Gatineau, QC) “Life and Good Fortune” by Patti Edgar (Calgary, AB) “Darkroom, Daydream” by Matthew Hollett (St. John’s, NL) “The Unicycle in My Garage” by Barb Howard (Calgary, AB) “Heavy Wait for Silence” by Lee Kvern (Okotoks, AB) “A Chaotic Jumble of Infinite Possibility” by…
Our annual members conference takes place May 5 to 6 in Vancouver, BC. Register today! Early bird rates (by March 31): $100 ($80 for students) Regular rates (April 1 to 21): $125 ($80 for students) Last day of registration is April 21. The conference fee includes the following: Friday, May 5: CNFC Gala Dinner and Literary Cabaret Saturday, May 6: Keynote lecture featuring Deborah Campbell An in-conversation session with Hal Wake and Joy Kogawa Three concurrent member-led workshop sessions featuring Andreas…
Do you miss seeing and talking to your fellow creative nonfiction writers in the long months between conferences? Do you want to develop more awareness of great nonfiction in your own town? The CNFC can help you create your own literary cabaret evening right where you are. We have a modest fund to help with promotion, including the design and distribution of digital flyers or posters, and can contribute toward venue rental, if need be.
Nicole Breit, winner of the 2016 CNFC/carte blanche contest, offers tips and words of encouragement for this year’s contestants
carte blanche and the CNFC have teamed up again to bring you a Canada-wide creative nonfiction contest sponsored by the University of King’s College.