Appalachia and Abroad: A Workshop in Travel Writing
Facilitator: Jeff Biggers
Dates: February 11 – March 8, 2019
Genre: Creative Nonfiction
Class Size: 10
A fun workshop on narrative nonfiction techniques that can turn your travel stories—from your backyard to journeys abroad—into magazine and newspaper pieces, blogs, or even personal memoir.
Recommended for beginning and intermediate writers of creative nonfiction, as well as those who want to learn how to specialize in travel.
Jeff Biggers is an award-winning historian, journalist and playwright. His work has appeared on National Public Radio and Public Radio International, and in the New York Times, Washington Post, Guardian, Atlantic Monthly, Huffington Post, Salon, The Nation, Al Jazeera, Brick Magazine (Toronto) and Il Giornale (Italy). Presently based in Iowa and Italy, Biggers has worked as a writer, performer and educator across the United States, Europe, India, and Mexico. His latest book is Resistance: Reclaiming a Tradition.