See the World; Write the Story: Crafting the Travel Essay

Thursday, October 18, 2012
(This program continues for multiple sessions)
Thursdays, October 18 – November 29 (class will not meet November 22)

5:45 – 7:45 pm

Led by Beatriz Badikian-Gartler

This workshop is ideal for travelers and writers. Whether you plan to publish your articles or not, and whether you travel to the other side of the globe or simply to another neighborhood in your city, this seminar will teach you the basic skills and secrets of a successful travel essay.

Beatriz Badikian-Gartler has taught literature and writing for over twenty years in the Chicago area. She has published numerous essays and articles on travel in anthologies, journals, and newspapers, including the New York Times travel section.

Materials List
Required:
The Best American Travel Writing 2011. Sloane Crosley and Jason Wilson, Eds. Mariner Books, 2011. ISBN: 0547333366

Recommended:
Participants are encouraged to acquire travel writing anthologies, journals, and books as a way of broadening their store of examples and as a source of inspiration.

This class is part of the Newberry’s Adult Education Seminars Program.

Cost and registration information: 

Six sessions, $170
Register online