Lee Gutkind, “godfather” of the creative nonfiction movement, talks here with his son, Sam, who’s 19, on their memoir Truckin' With Sam: A Father and Son, the Mick and the Dyl, Rockin' and Rollin', on the Road (SUNY Press, 2010). The conversation is moderated by Stephen Knezovich, Associate Editor of Creative Nonfiction.
Lee Gutkind has written 15 books, and edited 18 collections and volumes in the past 25 years. He is founder and editor of Creative Nonfiction, the first and largest literary journal to publish nonfiction, exclusively, now celebrating its 15th year of publication. He is currently the Distinguished Writer in Residence at the Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes and professor in the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication at Arizona State University.