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.
” Lots of tears in the audience and a lot on stage as well. Lots of laughter too. That’s a storytelling conference” Nathan Vos summarizes our conference in his tweet perfectly. With a lot of emotion the speakers of the Narrative Journalism Conference 2017 told about...
Anne Hull’s extraordinary stories about those living at the fringes of American society have led to five nominations and a Pulitzer Prize. She is currently on a sabbatical from her newspaper, the Washington Post, to work on her memoire about growing up in Florida. To...
Who are the epic storytellers of our time, the new European Ryszard Kapuścińskis? And what novel journalistic storytelling forms have been on the rise in Europe? During our 8th conference on narrative journalism: True Stories – Find your voice within the European...