From History to Story: Narrative Non-Fiction Publishers Pushing the Boundaries
Narrative non-fiction is a genre of writing that combines elements of traditional non-fiction with the storytelling techniques of fiction. It aims to tell a true story in a compelling and engaging way, often using techniques such as characterization, dialogue, and scene-setting.
In recent years, narrative non-fiction has been pushing the boundaries of the traditional non-fiction genre, with many publishers embracing new and innovative ways of telling true stories. Here are some publishers that are pushing the boundaries of narrative non-fiction:
McSweeney's - This independent publisher is known for publishing experimental and innovative narrative non-fiction, often using unconventional forms and formats. They have published titles such as "The Lifespan of a Fact" and "The Last Samurai."
FSG - This imprint of Macmillan is known for publishing narrative non-fiction that is both literary and informative. They have a strong focus on history, science, and culture titles, and have published bestsellers such as "The Warmth of Other Suns" and "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks."
Graywolf Press - This independent publisher is known for publishing literary non-fiction titles, with a focus on memoirs, essays, and cultural criticism. They have published award-winning titles such as "The Argonauts" and "The Empathy Exams."
Catapult - This independent publisher is known for publishing narrative non-fiction that is both well-written and informative. They have a strong focus on memoirs, essays, and science titles, and have published bestsellers such as "The Yellow House" and "The Recovering."