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Number 18 October 2013

Nonfiction Now

Edited by David Carlin and Francesca Rendle-Short


David Carlin and Francesca Rendle-Short

David Carlin and Francesca Rendle-Short
Nonfiction now: a (non)introduction


Sian Prior
Dear David Foster Wallace

Xu Xi
I had a ‘Tiger Mom’ and my love for her is

Kathryn Millard
A screenwriter’s Reality hunger

David Carlin
Essaying the picture

Noëlle Janaczewska
Hardheads and woolly thinking*

Reports from the field

Kate Rossmanith
The magistrate and Mr Moore: Storytelling, narrative forensics, and a judge’s experience of sentencing

Peter Doyle
The kibitzing archive

Tara Goedjen and Caroline Graham
Thin Top End*

Ways of looking

Barrie Jean Borich
On nonfiction and consequence

Kirsten Seale
Photography, memory, metonymy, or, WG Sebald’s Vertigo

Jenny Weight
At the edge of documentary: Participatory online nonfiction

Donna Lee Brien
Starving and bingeing and writing: Reading and writing and memoirs of eating disorder

Matthew Ricketson
Navigating the access swell, the independence shoals and the siren song of narrative: a comparison of the work of Bob Woodward, Mark Danner and WikiLeaks



Note: * This creative work was not double blind refereed but was ‘blind’ reviewed by a panel of experts.


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TEXT Special Issue No 18 Nonfiction Now
October 2013
Editors: David Carlin & Francesca Rendle-Short
TEXT Special Issues Editor: Donna Lee Brien
General Editor: Nigel Krauth