Professional Food Writing
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Division: The New School for Public Engagement
School: School of Undergraduate Studies
Department: Food Studies
Course Number: NFDS 3601
Course Format: Lecture
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
The special challenges of professional food writing are explored as students learn how to write and submit inquiry letters, newspaper articles, magazine stories, restaurant reviews, recipes, and op-ed pieces, as well as book and cookbook proposals. The course covers research, interviewing, and networking techniques that will help students succeed in the field. Guest speakers include newspaper and magazine editors, acquisitions editors, and professional food writers. Good writing skills are a prerequisite.
Course Open to: Majors Only