Elsewhere: A Travel Writing Masterclass with Marcello Di Cintio

Learn the craft of narrative travel journalism from a decorated author of travel books and articles

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Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2023 @ 7–9pm ET (4–6pm Pacific)

Creative Nonfiction
Marcello Di Cintio
2-hr. masterclass w/ Q&A + personal feedback (stream B students only)

In a world where every place has been discovered, what is the point of travel writing? In this workshop, we will discuss narrative travel journalism as a literary art form – rather than a collection of banal hotel reviews and dispatches from distant spas. When writers go off to seek stories in the great wide world, what are their goals and responsibilities, how do they portray the Other, and, most importantly, how do they compose work that matters?

For an additional fee, students can upgrade to Stream B to receive tailored feedback from Marcello on a travel story of up to 3,000 words. Only 10 spots available.

Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2023 @ 7–9pm ET (4–6pm Pacific)

In this two-hour masterclass writers will:

  • Learn how to prepare for a travel writing trip
  • Learn how to travel as a writer
  • Learn how to avoid cliches, and transform the people we meet on the road into characters on the page
  • Learn how to ‘go deep’ in our travel stories
  • Receive a tip sheet and reading list
  • Stream B students: Students who upgrade to Stream B for an additional fee will also receive tailored feedback from Marcello on a travel story of up to 3,000 words. 

Stream A (lecture only): $65 🇨🇦 | ~$48 🇺🇸 (plus 5% sales tax) per student
Stream B (lecture and feedback): $200 🇨🇦| ~$148 🇺🇸 (plus 5% sales tax) per student (max 5 students)


Live 2-hr lesson (with break) with Q&A; access to re-watch the webinar anytime you want. Students who upgrade to Stream B will receive tailored feedback from Marcello on a travel story of up to 3,000 words. There are 10 Stream B spots available.


This intensive is intended for travel writers of all levels.


After checkout, you’ll receive a receipt with a link to download your tickets, which will include Zoom passcodes and additional webinar information. You will also receive an emailed reminder a few days before the event.


This webinar is designed for live participation but a recording of the webinar will be provided to all registrants to stream if they’re unable to attend in full or wish to view it again. Closed captioning is also available for both live and recorded video, however, it’s auto-generated and subject to error.


Marcello Di Cintio is the award-winning author of five books – all travelogues of one kind or another – including Walls: Travels Along the Barricades, Pay No Heed to the Rockets: Palestine in the Present Tense and Driven: The Secret Life of Taxi Drivers. Di Cintio’s travel writing can also be found in publications like Afar, Canadian Geographic, enRoute and Conde Nast Traveller.  

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