February 2016 No truth in her! By Lee Smith Inheriting the storyteller gene serves fiction and memoir. February: The memoir issue! Features Over the lines By Alicia Anstead Journalist and critic Margo Jefferson takes a collage approach for the personal and cultural narrative of "Negroland: A Memoir." Back to port By Brooke Warner Gone adrift with your memoir? Get on course with these strategies. You must remember this By Linda Joy Myers Develop sensual details to trigger engagement with your reader. Departments OFF THE CUFF Mind your manners By Pete Croatto Can politeness increase your success? BREAKTHROUGH On the edge By Jaylyn Carlyle Clinging from an Italian cliff can be a teaching moment. MARKET FOCUS Card catalog By Elizabeth Ivanovich Take steps to market your indie book to libraries. WRITING ESSENTIALS Refresher course By Dorit Sasson Keep track of narrative structure in your memoir. FREELANCE SUCCESS Get outta the house By Debbie Swanson Shared space can bring new inspiration to your workday. CLASS ACTION Young living By Meredith Quinn If you think there's an age limit to memoir, think again. CONFERENCE INSIDER Truth based By Meredith Quinn Looking for conferences about creative nonfiction? LITERARY SPOTLIGHT Long-term memories By Melissa Hart Essays and nonfiction are the brain food of an online mag. Also in Every Issue From the Editor Take Note Emma Brockes, dual perspectives in memoir, tips for digging into the past and more. Markets Grants, awards and fellowships Classified advertising How I Write Jonathan Evison: "My job is to jump through that empathic window and report on the human condition. Period."