Free Travel Writing Workshop with Melissa Hart

Melissa Hart, author of the memoir Gringa, leads a travel writing workshop

Melissa Hart, author of the memoir Gringa, leads a travel writing workshop

Free Travel Writing Workshop at the Eugene Public Library, Aug. 4, 2011

The Downtown Eugene Public Library will host a free workshop on Travel Writing taught by Melissa Hart.

In a lively session, get expert advice on how to pick topics and craft travel articles and essays for magazines, newspapers, and the Internet. Plus, get tips on how to sell your work.

Melissa Hart is the author of the memoir, “Gringa: A Contradictory Girlhood” and a contributing editor at The Writer Magazine. Her essays have appeared widely, including in The Register-Guard, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, Woman’s Day, and The Advocate. Hart also teaches for the School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon and U.C. Berkeley’s online extension program.

The workshop is part of Summer Reading 2011 at Eugene Public Library, a series of events for all ages with the theme “One World, Many Stories.”

Sponsored by Eugene Public Library, Friends of the Library, and Eugene Public Library Foundation.


  • Instructor: Melissa Hart
  • When: August 4, 2011, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Where: Downtown Eugene Library, 10th & Olive
  • Cost: Free
  • No pre-registration required

For more information, contact Eugene Public Library at 541-682-5450 or online.


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