May 28, 2015
Instructor, Speaker and Coach
Dubai International Writers’ Center
Dubai, UAE
AED 75  to 500

I’ve been invited by this prestigious new center to teach two four-hour classes and give a talk during a lunch at the World Trade Center. The 4-hour Get Your Work Published workshop covers writing for magazines, websites or writing books. Blogging for Foodies covers food blogging in another 4-hour workshop. There are eight private coaching sessions if you’d like support or feedback on your writing. And a talk during lunch at the World Trade Center!


IACPJuly 8, 2015
Webinar Guest Speaker
International Association of Culinary Professionals
The Money Trail: New Sources of Income for Food Writers, Bloggers and Authors
9 a.m. PST

Learn what trends — particularly online opportunities — are available to food writers in the wake of declining fees for book advances and magazine articles, and even seriously declining ad rates for bloggers. Cookbok author Carla Snyder will interview me.


October 4 – 8, 2015
Food Photography and Writing Workshop [SOLD OUT]
Tas Otel
Alcati, Turkey
$1880 – $2495


Sharpen your photography skills with food and travel photographer David Hagerman, whose clients include Saveur and The New York Times. Improve your ability to write compelling stories, learn what’s new in food writing, and enjoy a private consultation with me. And hear from Robyn Eckhardt, author of the award-winning Eating Asia food blog and travel writer for such publications as The New York Times and Wall Street Journal Asia, on how to find food stories when you travel. She and Dave are also the authors of a forthcoming Turkey cookbook. They’ll be your hosts as you enjoy a 120-year old stone house, feast on Turkish food, visit the market and walk to cafes, shops and restaurants on this gorgeous town on the Aegean.

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