In the article:
Abigail Thomas said : “Nonlinear writing doesn’t use chronology as an organizing principal.”
Paul Lisicky said:” Nonlinear writing…typically has a fluid time structure.”
Bernard Cooper speaks of taking digressions while writing.
South Loop Review...writes this about their magazine: “We publish essays and memoir in lyric and experimental forms. We give greater emphasis to non-linear narratives and blended genres. We welcome montaged and illustrated essays, as well as narrative photography.”
Foamagrams/ describes non-linear narratives as: “…a telling snippet at the beginning that sets up the story and tantalizes, some background, the story-before-the-story, a side excursion, the story itself, and finally a bit that circles around and pulls it all together.”
There’s even some rather technological forays into nonlinear creative non-fiction.