Classes

Field's End classes are designed to foster the art and craft of writing for participants at all levels. Along with classes that address specific genre and core elements of structure, we offer classes in professional development.

Field's End classes are offered at various times during the year. They fill up quickly and so we always encourage participants to sign up early.

Field’s End strives to keep classes affordable. For those who need financial help with tuition, scholarships are available through the Jack Olsen Memorial Tuition Assistance Fund

Friday, April 29, 2:30-7 PM  *  Saturday, April 30, 9 AM-5 PM  *  Sunday, May 1, 9 AM-2 PM

Field's End Presents: Travel Memoir Writing with Perry Garfinkel

A 3-day non-residential immersion workshop held at the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (BIMA)

Back for his second consecutive year, longtime NY Times contributor and bestselling author Perry Garfinkel leads a journey for those who want to learn how to navigate the cross-genre mix of travel journalism and personal memoir. Includes an informal reception Friday evening and boxed lunches catered by BISTRO Saturday and Sunday.

A journalist for some 40 years, author of three books, co-author of four and ghostwriter of four, Perry Garfinkel has been a regular contributor to the New York Times since 1986. He’s also written for National Geographic Magazine, the LA Times, the Wall Street JournalTravel & Leisure, Huffington Post and many others. His 2007 book Buddha or Bust (Three Rivers Press) was a national bestseller. He has been teaching adult writing workshops, specializing in travel, for 30 years. His book Travel Writing for Profit and Pleasure, published in 1989, was called "the definitive work in its field" by travel guide guru Arthur Frommer. Garfinkel was also a script writer for The Travel Channel, and has worked as a corporate communications director for a television production company that produced travel programming for many TV stations.

$310  To register, visit here.