For years I’ve wanted to go to England’s Oxford Food Symposium. Finally doing so gave me a chance to meet and hear from some of the great minds in food writing who don’t [Read more…] about A Splendid Time at the Oxford Food Symposium
My workshops and conferences
Part of being a good writer is getting out from behind your computer to attend a conference, workshop or other events coming up. These are places to network and learn, of course.
But more imporantly, getting away can help you move forward with renewed enthusiasm and energy. When you get out of your rut, your mind makes [Read more…] about 4 Events Coming Up in the US and Beyond
Food writing comes alive at our third annual Food and Wine Writing Workshop in Verona, Italy this summer.
My co-host and I hold this event at one of the most beautiful private villas in Italy. Our location is in the countryside outside Verona, a 15-minute drive from town.
Expect a full week of writing, feedback, and instruction. But that’s not all. You can learn and write while [Read more…] about Join Us at Our July Food and Wine Writing Workshop in Italy!
Bonjour! It’s your jetlagged friend, just back from France, where I was teaching in Chinon with Jamie Schler and vacationing with my husband in Paris.
Both of us have written essays for years (and blog posts, which, by default, are personal essays). Usually I stick to food writing basics like [Read more…] about Teaching Food Memoir in France
If you are a storyteller who would like to sharpen your skills at a food memoir workshop in France, come join us in December.
This time, award-winning essayist and blogger Jamie Schler and I will focus on memoir and essay writing. As it applies to food, of course.
By personal essay or memoir writing, I mean writing based on [Read more…] about Join Us at a New Food Memoir Workshop in France in December
Caio! I’m back from the Valpolicella wine region of Verona, Italy, where my co-host Demet Guzey and I hosted a sold out group of students from the U.S. and Ireland to eat, drink and write. It was our second writing workshop and we hope for more.
We stayed at a gorgeous 10-bedroom Palladian villa in San Pietro in Cariano, a tiny town near Verona, about 1.5 hours’ drive from [Read more…] about Our Italy Food & Wine Writing Workshop
Because I had such a blast at last year’s Italy food and wine writing workshop, it was easy to say “Yes!” when co-host Demet Guzey suggested we do it again.
Because of the small number of rooms in our spectacular villa in Verona, we can host only 6-7 students. That just means more attention from the instructors! Last year we [Read more…] about An Italy Food and Wine Writing Workshop in April 2018