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.
This year we’ll end our annual conference True Stories with a very special bonus-lecture. On Saturday, May 18, Dan Reed will tell us about his documentary Leaving Neverland. The lecture will be at 2 pm in de Singelkerk in Amsterdam. Dan Reed is a Peabody Award-winning...
Written by: Alba Leon Why are you here? That is a very confronting question, particularly when posed as the opening of a conference. But that’s exactly what Amy O’Leary, Editorial Director at Upworthy asked the audience during the conference Digital Storytelling in a...
During the conference Edecio Martinez showed us the possibilities that VR movies offer. Everyone received a Google Cardboard at the end of the day with which you can use you’re smartphone to dive into Virtual Reality and explore the world. Edecio gave some tips about...