Judith Kitchen Archive

The Landscape of Memory

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For most of us, memory supplies meaning and connection to our past selves, our place of origin, a greater world. Memory gives us meaning.

Alternatives to Blast Open the Forms of Nonfiction

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Today’s nonfiction writers have at hand a number of forms other than the essay and the memoir. There’s the flash essay, of course, and literary journalism. Then there’s the catch-all form of nonfiction known as the lyric essay. So, what do they all mean?