Food Writing Masterclass

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Learn how to articulate what you taste

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Join food writer Mallika Basu and your fellow food writers to be inspired, energised and confident to pursue your passion for food writing. Over the weekend, we will find time and space to write our own words, share passages from authors we love, and develop a strong voice and personal brand through group discussions and expert insight.

The masterclass will make food writing relevant within the context of the world we live in today, covering food as a force for good, cultural sensitivity and inclusivity as themes. We’ll then explore some of the practicalities of food writing including dos and don’ts, and expert tips on how to get started, stand out with photography, and navigate social media.

Tutor, Mallika Basu, alongside special guest speakers, will share important industry insights on how to pitch work to editors and commissioners, publish and monetise our words, and build a hungry audience. The course will provide plenty of opportunities for writing, sharing ideas with a like-minded group, and exploring how the British Library can help with your research.

This course will run across the following dates:

  • Saturday 1 October 2022, 10.30 – 17.00
  • Sunday 2 October 2022, 10.30 – 17.00

Please note, this course has been moved from the original dates of 21 and 22 May 2022

Please email to discuss your access requirements.

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Name: Food Writing Masterclass
Where: Harry M Weinrebe Learning Centre
The British Library
96 Euston Road
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Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546