Definition of nonfiction
: writing or cinema that is about facts and real events He prefers to read nonfiction rather than novels.
nonfictionalplay \ˌnän-ˈfik-shnəl, -shə-nəl\ adjective
Examples of nonfiction in a Sentence
He reads a lot of nonfiction.
Recent Examples of nonfiction from the Web
In the years since their deaths, movies and novels about their case have been created, as well as numerous nonfiction books.
Based on the nonfiction bestseller, with Charlie Hunnam.
Supported by the Young Authors Foundation, this outlet for teen creativity offers a bit of everything from poetry to nonfiction with some fanfiction mixed in.
Indeed, networks like MTV and A&E are cutting back on scripted programming in favor of cheaper nonfiction and reality shows. FX CEO John Landgraf says the saturation point could come as soon as this year or 2018.
Open to ages 13-18 and will focus on contemporary young-adult fiction, nonfiction, and online articles.
In addition to the 18 Kresge fellows, two artists — Leah V. (creative nonfiction) and Austen Brantley (sculpture) — were selected for $5,000 Gilda Awards.
Here is a unique list of 50 fiction and nonfiction books with some titles that can appeal to just about everybody.
A: Citrus Diner in Westmont Q: Fiction or nonfiction?
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First Known Use of nonfiction
NONFICTION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of nonfiction for English Language Learners
: writing that is about facts or real events : all writing that is not fiction
NONFICTION Defined for Kids
Definition of nonfiction for Students
: writing that is about facts or real events
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