Today is the seventeenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and the one year anniversary of Hurricane Ida, two storms that left a lot of death and devastation in New Orleans and the extended area. Recently, I had a Creative Nonfiction piece … Continue reading A Significant Date
My writer-friend Jamy Bond and I have started a new online litmag! We are so excited to begin this new venture together and I want to invite my Zouxzoux readers to visit and subscribe. SugarSugarSalt will focus on previously published … Continue reading A New Litmag!
I’ve had this post in my drafts for quite a while thinking I would write up an introduction as I normally do. But life kept getting in the way and my head has been elsewhere lately. As always, these Creative … Continue reading Favorite Creative Nonfiction 2nd Quarter
Summer is blooming here in New Orleans! It’s a hot, sunny Sunday afternoon and I’m relaxing in the A/C while catching up on some reading for pleasure. It seems everyone is beginning to come out of the Covid cocoon and … Continue reading Favorite CNF 1st Quarter 2021
It’s a rainy Monday morning and I have the radio (yes, a real radio!) on the local Classic Rock station, something I rarely do anymore. It’s all about streaming on Spotify, Pandora, Amazon, Soundcloud, and probably zillions of other services … Continue reading Rainy Day Reading
As you may know, Twitter has a thriving writing community. It’s where I found many of the writers that I love to read. Today’s Creative Nonfiction selections have three writers I came to know through Twitter and two that are new to me, although I found their stories via Twitter links. For many years memoir and essay have been right up there as my favorite genres. I like the intimacy of memoir and the discovery of essay. All of the following touched me – in ways alike and different. Pat Foran and Cathy Ulrich share their stories of death and … Continue reading Creative Nonfiction That Will Drop Your Mouth Open