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Obama’s “Bitter” and the Creative Nonfiction Writer: Postcard From the Campaign Trail

by
Kelly Nuxoll
4.17.08

The origin and form of Mayhill Fowler’s Huffington Post report on Barack Obama’s use of the word “bitter” suggest her work is neither blogging nor journalism, but creative nonfiction. That its effect was out of proportion with its intention begs the question: What can the creative nonfiction writer expect in the Information Age?

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