The Art of Food Writing

with Sabra Boyd

Genres: Nonfiction, The Writing Life

Online

Open to all levels

6 Sessions

Start Date: January 18, 2023
End Date: February 22, 2023
Day of Week: Wednesday
Time: 7:10pm - 9:10pm PT
Capacity: 15 seats
Member Price: $274.50
General Price: $305.00

Food writing can be notoriously difficult to break into. After all, everyone eats and everyone has opinions. In this hybrid course, we will workshop a draft, craft pitches for publication, and strategize how to find the right editor. We will also discuss the politics and ethics of food writing, exploring contemporary work by Soleil Ho, Bani Amor, Joe Yonan, Osayi Endolyn, Naomi Tomky, Noah Cho, Michael Twitty, Alicia Kennedy, Kat Kinsman, and more. (Warning: This course might make you hungry!)

Registration dates:

December 5: Scholarship Donation Day (Learn more.)

December 6: Member registration opens

December 13: General registration opens

Sabra Boyd

Sabra Boyd

she/her/they

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.

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