Course Description: Creative Writing: Eat Your Words
This three-hour food writing workshop will encompass readings, writing exercises, sharing work, and discussion of writing practices and resources. This workshop is designed to bring creativity into the world of food-writing, or more specifically, to use food as a subject for creative writing. Writing exercises will be based on sensory and memory prompts, and looking at the subject of food in unusual ways. Students will read and discuss some non-traditional contemporary food reviews and essays, and touch on some of the food-writing greats such as MFK Fisher and John McPhee.