The Art of the Interview

with Joanna Acevedo

Genres: Nonfiction, The Writing Life, Essay

Online

Open to all levels

1 Session

Start Date: November 18, 2023
End Date: November 18, 2023
Day of Week: Saturday
Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm PT
Capacity: 15 seats
5 seats left!
Member Price: $81.00
General Price: $90.00

In this course, learn how to solicit, research, and prepare for interviews, to gather vital information for your own stories, essays, journalistic pieces, and more. From idea germination, finding the right person, researching and reaching out, to preparation and eventually conducting the interview with confidence, this course will cover basics, as well as tips and tricks. You will learn how to gather resources through web-based research tools, ask questions that get people talking, and create lasting relationships that will expand your web of contacts.

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

Joanna Acevedo

she/they

Joanna Acevedo (she/they) is the Pushcart-nominated author of the chapbooks List of Demands (Bottlecap Press, 2022) and Outtakes (WTAW Press, forthcoming) and Unsaid Things (Flexible Press, 2021). She received her MFA in Fiction from New York University in 2021.

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