In this Issue
Fourth Genre: Explorations in Nonfiction is devoted to publishing notable, innovative work in nonfiction. The title reflects the intention to give nonfiction its due as a literary genre to give writers of the fourth genre a showcase for their work and to give readers a place to find the liveliest and most creative works in the form. To reflect the genre's flexibility and expansiveness, the journal includes works ranging from personal essays and memoirs to literary journalism and personal criticism.
published byMichigan State University Press
viewing issueVolume 8, Number 1, Spring 2006
Table of Contents
2005 Editor's Prize
2005 Editors' Prize First Place
2005 Editors' Prize Runner-Up
Essays and Memoirs
Comments on the Form
Reader-to-Reader: Capsule Reviews
This column invites readers to share their favorite nonfiction books in print. Memoirs, travel writing, nature writing, essay collections, biography, and true adventure are all welcome in these capsule reviews—both of new books and of old favorites still available. Our aim is to keep the best nonfiction alive in a reader-to-reader kind of way. If you have books that you'd like to recommend in this column, contact Mimi Schwartz at Mimi.Schwartz@worldnet.att.net.
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