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How to Write and Sell Travel Stories
with Kevin Chong

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.

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, 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.

Kevin is facilitating the workshop, How to Write and Sell Travel Stories, on Saturday afternoon, September 16, at 2 PM. To register, click here.

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