9781474268301

Literary Non-Fiction: A Writers' & Artists' Companion Writing About Everything From Travel to Food to Sex

  • ISBN 13:

    9781474268301

  • ISBN 10:

    1474268307

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/19/2015
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

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Summary

Literary Non-Fiction: A Writers' & Artists' Companion is an essential guide to writing in a wide range of genres, from travel writing to feminist polemic and writing on nature, history, death, friendship and sexuality.

Part 1 explores the full range of genres and asks the question: what is literary non-fiction?

Part 2 includes tips by such bestselling literary non-fiction writers as: Lisa Appignanesi, Rosemary Bailey, Gillian Beer, Bidisha, Lizzie Collingham, William Dalrymple, Stevie Davies, Colin Grant, Rahila Gupta, Philip Hoare, Siri Hustvedt, Alice Kessler-Harris, Barry Lopez, Richard Mabey, Robert Macfarlane, Sara Maitland, Neil McKenna, Caroline Moorehead, Susie Orbach, Jennifer Potter, Susan Sellers, Dava Sobel, Diana Souhami, Dale Spender, Francis Spufford, Daniel Swift, Colin Thubron, Natasha Walter, Sara Wheeler and Simon Winchester.

Part 3 offers practical advice - from planning and researching to writing a proposal and finding an agent or a publisher when your work is complete.

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