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Travel Writers’ Immersion Weekend ~ May 15-17, 2015

A Field’s End Special Event ~~ SOLD OUT! Thank you!

Join New York Times contributor and bestselling author Perry Garfinkel for a weekend "immersion" travel-writing workshop, with in-class writing exercises, in-the-field assignments, and editorial role-playing sessions.
  • Friday, May 15th, 6:00 - 8:00 PM
  • Saturday,  May 16th, 9:00  – 5:00 PM
  • Sunday, May 17th, 9:00  - 1:00 PM 

Workshops held at the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (BIMA) – across from the ferry.  

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Working with Perry you will learn what makes for a good travel story and how to organize your itinerary. Learn how to work in the field, write better than you have ever written before, promote your published work, and get more assignments so that you can hit the road again!

Perry Garfinkel is a longtime contributor to the New York Times. He also contributes regularly to the Los Angeles Times and has written for National Geographic Magazine, Departures, Huffington Post, and many others. www.perrygarfinkel.com 

A teacher of adult writing workshops and classes, he is also the author of Travel Writing for Profit & Pleasure, which Arthur Frommer called "the definitive work in the field,” to be updated and reissued in the fall of 2015. His most recent book, the 2007 national bestseller Buddha or Bust, expanded on a major feature he wrote for National Geographic Magazine that became the cover story in 24 of its international editions.