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  • Seminar
  • Online: Zoom
  • Adult (18+)

Travel Writing Intensive

No Longer Enrolling

  • $65.00 Non-Member
  • $55.00 Member

Class Description

We all know the components of a great trip, but what makes great travel writing? In this three-hour intensive we will look at successful examples, use writing exercises to jumpstart new ideas, and discuss how to target and query the right publication. We will also talk about research techniques, forms from the blog to the guidebook, and the emerging role of social media. You will leave the class with insight into the craft of travel writing and some practical approaches to gain an audience and work toward publication. You will read a few essays in advance of class.

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. Please visit the Resources tab to access the video-conference link.

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!