Workshop 2A: How to Write and Pitch Your Travel Stories--And Get Your Airfare Covered with Kevin Chong
Learn how Kevin has managed to get paid to travel around the world.
Time & Location
Sep 16, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Bowen Island, 430 Bowen Island Trunk Rd, Bowen Island, BC V0N 1G0, Canada
About the Event
In this two-hour workshop, Kevin will explain how he's managed to get paid to travel around the world. He'll talk about how to get on press trips, the pros and cons of solo and group solo tours, different types of travel writing, and how to pitch and write stories.
About Kevin Chong
Kevin Chong is the author of seven books of fiction and nonfiction, including the new novel The Double Life of Benson Yu. Those titles have been named books of the year by Globe and Mail, National Post, and Amazon.ca, listed for a CBC prize, a BC Book Prize, and a National Magazine Award, optioned for film and TV, and published in the US, Europe, and Australia. His creative nonfiction and journalism have recently appeared or are forthcoming in Time Magazine, Literary Hub, Montecristo, and the Walrus. An Associate Professor at the UBC Okanagan, he lives in Vancouver with his family.