Writing for Public Audiences: A 2-week online workshop beginning October 15, 2018

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Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
October 15, 2018 to October 29, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, European History / Studies, Graduate Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Humanities

How to Pitch and Submit is a 2-week, blog-based course aimed at helping academics and graduate students reach wider audiences with their work. The course, created by former English professor and Belt Press publisher Anne Trubek, focuses on developing story ideas, pitching and submitting articles, op-eds, and essays. Students in the course have published  in The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times, Chronicle of Higher Education, LitHub, Washington Post, McSweeneys, Atlas Obscura, Smithsonian, The Wall Street Journal, ScientificAmerican.com, Guernica, Mental Floss, Tablet, The Awl, and many other outlets. In October, the course, taught by historians Daniela Blei and Andrea Volpe, will include Q & As with editors from The Atlantic, Smithsonian.com, and Mosaic Science, along with Q and As with academics who are now writing fulltime for public audiences. Course runs October 15-29. Cost is $300.

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Andrea Volpe

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