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  • Seminar
  • Online: Zoom
  • Introductory

Travel Writing: From Here to There

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  • $75.00 Non-Member
  • $65.00 Member

Class Description

Through this seminar, we’ll explore our travel not just as an adventure to report, but as a lens through which we can examine our lives. For inspiration, we’ll draw on esteemed travel writers such as Gretel Ehrlich, Paul Theroux, and Cheryl Strayed. Students will have the opportunity to shape their journeys into stories through helpful in-class writing prompts and exercises. The seminar will include a brief overview on the development of the genre and a discussion over the relevant place travel writing has in today’s global community.

Scholarships Format/Location

Thanks to the excellent literary citizenship of our donors, scholarships are available for all GrubStreet classes. To apply, click the gray "APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIP" button. In order to be considered for a scholarship, you must complete your application at least one week before the start date of a class. Please await our scholarship committee's decision before registering for the class. We cannot hold spots in classes, so the sooner you apply, the better. Scholarships cannot be applied retroactively.

For more detailed information about GrubStreet scholarships, including how to contribute to scholarship funds for other students, click here.

This class will take place using Zoom videoconferencing. About 15 minutes before your class is scheduled to begin, you'll receive an email from your instructor with a link to join the class meeting!

Zoom Participation:

Students are not required to turn their camera on, but are encouraged to participate any way they feel comfortable through functions such as the live chat, emoji reactions, and unmuting the microphone. Learn more about using Zoom here.

Zoom Accessibility:

We ask that instructors enable closed captioning and send a transcript of the session after class. You can also enable closed captioning at any time during the meeting. If your instructor forgets to send the transcript, just send ’em an email!