Learn Live: Food Writing

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Ink drawing of a artichoke

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What makes food writing tantalising and what leaves a sour taste in the mouth?

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Join food writer Mallika Basu and your fellow food and drink lovers in this three-part introductory online course that will inspire, energise and instill you with the confidence to pursue your passion for food writing.

Session one: Discover the dos and don’ts of food writing, how to get started and keep going within the context of the world we live in today (including food as a force for good, cultural appropriation and inclusivity).

Session two: Prepare to publish by developing your personal brand and voice, stand out with photography, navigate social media and make a connection with your audiences.
Session three: How to pitch work to editors and commissioners, publish and monetise our words, and build an audience that is hungry for more.

Throughout the sessions there will be opportunities to share passages about food from a wide variety of authors, craft our own words and share them for group feedback and insights.

This course takes place on Zoom and we will email you a joining link the day before each one.

This course will run across the following dates:

  • Thursday 5 May 2022, 17.30 – 19.00
  • Thursday 12 May 2022, 17.30 – 19.00
  • Thursday 19 May 2022, 17.30 – 19.00

If you require live-captioning please email adultlearning@bl.uk as soon as you have booked your ticket

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Name: Learn Live: Food Writing
Where: Entrance Hall
The British Library
96 Euston Road
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Price: Full Price: £60.00
Student: £48.00
Registered Unemployed: £48.00
Disabled: £48.00
Senior (60+): £54.00
Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546