If you savor eating and drinking, food writing will suit your taste. You can write a review of a new restaurant in town, an article about the secrets of saffron, a story about helping grandma in the kitchen, or a collection of recipes for catfish. And you can experience the deliciousness of food writing without gaining a single pound.
Food writing requires a passion for food and the ability to summon its wonders in words. Here you will learn about the full spectrum of food writing—reviews, memoir, essay, articles, blogs, books—as well as writing craft and how to market your work.
Whether you seek to write about producing, preparing, or partaking of food, we’ll show you how to spice your writing just right.
Gotham only offers Food Writing at Level I. After that, if you want to continue working on food pieces, you have these options:
Memoir I or II – for food-related memoirs
Essay & Opinion I or II – for food-related essays and reviews
Feature Article I or II – for food-related articles
This course gives you a firm grounding in the basics of food writing gets you writing a short piece (or two) or a book. Course components:
Food Writing I is for beginners or anyone who wants to brush up on the fundamentals. Students must be 18 years or older.