Eating & Drinking & Writing for Cash
Introductory | In this “crash course” in researching and writing travel content, students will explore communicating a sense of place using humor, personal narrative, listicles, and social commentary. Participants will have a Q&A with travel media professionals about how to connect with regional travel bureaus as a writer and will practice pitching content to a variety of publications.
Rachel Werner is a teaching artist for Hugo House, The Loft Literary Center and Lighthouse Writers Workshop in addition to being the founder of The Little Book Project WI. Her literary writing and craft essays have been featured by Off Menu Press, Digging Through The Fat and Voyage YA Literary Journal. A selection of Rachel's recipes are included in "Wisconsin Cocktails" (UW-Press, 2020)—and her poetry in the anthology “Hope Is The Thing: Hope is the Thing: Wisconsinites on Perseverance in a Pandemic” (The Wisconsin Historical Society, 2021). She also regularly contributes content to TheKitchn, The Spruce Eats and Fabulous Wisconsin.