For aspiring travel writers: Check out this one-afternoon workshop at the Writer’s Center in Bethesda, Maryland, taught by literary travel writer extraordinaire, C.M. Mayo.
Details: Travel Writing Workshop
Saturday, June 16, 2007
The Writers Center
Class Description: Take your travel writing to another level: the literary, which is to say, giving the reader the novelistic experience of actually traveling there with you. For both beginning and advanced writers, this three hour workshop covers the techniques from fiction and poetry that you can apply to this specialized form of creative nonfiction for deliciously vivid effects.
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C.M. Mayo is the author of the widely-lauded travel memoir, Miraculous Air: Journey of a Thousand Miles through Baja California, the Other Mexico, and Sky Over El Nido, which won the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction. Her anthology of Mexican fiction in translation, Mexico: A Traveler's Literary Companion, was published by Whereabouts Press in March 2006. Learn more here.