Patrick Radden Keefe shares the ins and outs of writing his bestselling non-fiction novel Say Nothing. In a candid conversation with Dutch journalist Inge Oosterhoff, he talks all about the best way to tell a true story and how to arrange the truth into a compelling narrative that reads like a novel.
How can talking in a “chipmunk voice” help to make a breathtaking, award winning podcast? Andy Mills, audio producer for the New York Times (works for the The Daily), shares strange and wonderful insights, and shameful mistakes, that led to the creation of Caliphate, winner of a Peabody award for best podcast.
Get inspired online by true stories! Together with our speakers, we have found other forms for the True Stories conference. Check out all our podcasts, talks and online sessions here!
Since 2011 we have organized an annual conference on narrative journalism in English, with hundreds of visitors and inspiring speakers from both home and abroad.
Gerard van Westerloo reading
The yearly Gerard van Westerloo lecture pays homage to one of the founding fathers of narrative journalism in the Netherlands by inviting one inspiring journalist.
Every year, a Flemish-Dutch editorial team chooses the top ten narrative journalists: the master storytellers, in Dutch Meestervertellers. In 2017 an all-English version was organized: Anthology.
Would you like to get a head start on your reading for True Stories? In Savannah Bay's webshop you can pre-order books written by our speakers. Just select 'pick up in store' when ordering and mention in the comment section that you would like to receive your books on...
We are thrilled to have so many talented speakers present at our conference True Stories! Because we want to offer our visitors a full experience, we asked some of the speakers to elaborate more on their practice in additional masterclasses. The masterclasses will be...
This event is part of our conference True Stories: Beyond The Bubble and will take place on Thursday 16 May at Pakhuis de Zwijger from 8 pm -10 pm At the Narrative Journalism Foundation we observe guidelines for what makes a journalistic production narrative, but we...