The Writers' Banquet: A Workshop Exploring Food and Memory
Food is a fact of life, a universal shared culture, and amongst our most intimate concerns. For the hungry writer, it is also a vast storehouse packed with a lifetime supply of possibilities for evocative literature.…
What you can learn.
- Learn how memories and associations with food can enrich your writing
- Read and discuss published writing that incorporates food
- Explore how food connects to culture and home
- Discover fresh new ways to use food in your writing through exercises and critiques
About this course:Food is a fact of life, a universal shared culture, and amongst our most intimate concerns. For the hungry writer, it is also a vast storehouse packed with a lifetime supply of possibilities for evocative literature. Throughout the course of our delectable day spent together, you learn fresh new ways to work with food and memory in your writing through readings, exercises, critiques, and tastings. Our discussions and exercises cover fiction, memoir, and essay writing and are appropriate for every level of expertise, from the fresh beginner to the fine-aged writing pro.
Fall 2020 Schedule
These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.
Enrollment limited to 15 students. Early enrollment advised. Internet access required.
This course uses remote instruction. As such, instructors use Zoom to offer live class meetings at the designated class meeting time.