Travel Writing Workshops


For those of you who missed David Farley’s 10-week travel writing workshop at Gotham, here’s another chance to learn from him, this time at New York University.

From Traveler to Travel Writer: A Writing Workshop

INSTRUCTOR: David Farley
DATE: Friday and Saturday, June 8-9
TIME: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m (both days)
LOCATION: Washington Square
COST: $290
DETAILS: A beginners course designed to turn the traveler into the travel writer. Learn basic travel writing skills, including how to generate story ideas, create a travel story, and turn observations into a travel piece. Students will also compose a rough draft of a travel article.

Contact David Farley for more information, or click here.

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Introduction to Travel Writing

INSTRUCTOR: Jay Cooke
DATE: Monday, May 15
TIME: 7-10 pm
LOCATION: Chancellor Hotel, San Francisco
COST: $65 ($50 for Avant Guild members)
DETAILS: Students will learn how to break into travel writing, where to find ideas, how to pitch stories to markets, and much more.

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How to Be a Travel Guidebook Writer

INSTRUCTOR: Robert Reid
DATE: Wednesday, June 21
TIME: 6:30 – 9:30 pm
LOCATION: 494 Broadway (Spring & Broome)
COST: $65 ($50 for Avant Guild members)
DETAILS: Learn the ups and downs of guidebook writing, including details on different guidebooks, how to pitch, lifestyle realities, and guidebook writing style.

You can learn more about the class or register here.