What Is a Lyric Essay in Writing?

I saved the lyric essay for April, because April is poetry month, and the lyric essay is a little more on the poetic and experimental side of creative nonfiction writing. In fact, most places that talk about the lyric essay reference poetry. Does that mean only poets can write the lyric essay? Well, that’s one of the topics we’ll address here.

(What Is a Personal Essay in Writing?)

In this post, we’re going to look at what a lyric essay is, including what makes it different from other types of essays and when writers may prefer to use this style.

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