Nonfiction, Essay

  • Term: Fall 2023
  • Start Date: September 25, 2023
  • End Date: October 30, 2023
  • Day of Week: Monday
  • Time: 7:10pm - 9:10pm PT
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Audience: Adult
  • Location: Online
  • Availability: Yes
  • Public Price: $305.00
  • Member Price: $274.50

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How to Break Into Journalism

Insatiable curiosity is the main requirement for becoming a good journalist. Whether you're a personal essay writer, poet, or fiction writer, we will hone the skills you already have and explore how to develop your skills as a journalist. This course will help you identify subjects and news cycles, review different formats, discuss ethics, explore interview and research techniques, and strategize how to pitch editors and get your work published.

Registration dates: 

August 7: Scholarship Donation Day

August 8: Member registration opens at 10:30 am

August 15: General registration opens at 10:30 am

August 21: Last day of Early Bird pricing

Sabra Boyd

Sabra Boyd


Sabra Boyd is a writer, editor, journalist, and public speaker whose work has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Eater, Vice, IndieWire, Psychology Today, HuffPost, The Seattle Times, and more. From personal essays to investigative journalism, Sabra enjoys helping others build their own successful writing careers.