Nonfiction Writing Group

Neil Chethik

Neil Chethik is the Executive Director of the Carnegie Center. He was the former Writer-In-Residence at the Carnegie Center for six years where he mentored writers of all levels and led writing workshops. Chethik’s personal writing focuses on men’s lives and family issues. He is the author of two acclaimed books: VoiceMale: What Husbands Really Think About Their Marriages, Their Wives, Sex, Housework and Commitment (Simon & Schuster), and FatherLoss: How Sons of All Ages Come To Terms With the Deaths of Their Dads (Hyperion Books). The latter book was recently made into a half-hour PBS Special. Neil began his career as a staff reporter for the Tallahassee Democrat. Later, he joined the San Jose Mercury News, and wrote “VoiceMale,” the first syndicated column on men’s personal lives. His writings have appeared in hundreds of print and web publications. You can visit his website to learn more.


  • Venue:
    Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
  • Time:
    Noon - 1:30 pm
  • Meets On:
        Tuesdays, September 5 - November 21
  • Address:
    251 West Second Street
    Lexington, KY, 40507
  • Cost:
    $156

With Neil Chethik, Carnegie Center Executive Director.

Join a lively, diverse group of people in exploring nonfiction writing, including personal essays, columns, magazine pieces, and autobiography. This is a chance to limber up as a writer, get feedback from others, and gain confidence in an affirming atmosphere. [ALL LEVELS]

Register now for Nonfiction Writing Group.