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Pre-Conference Class: Don George - Travel Writing in San Francisco

Presented by Book Passage at Book Passage, Corte Madera, Corte Madera CA

Aug 07 2019
Pre-Conference Class: Don George - Travel Writing in San Francisco

A day of exploration and travel writing with NatGeo Traveler and BBC Travel writer

Join acclaimed National Geographic Traveler and BBC Travel writer and editor Don George for a day of exploration and travel writing in San Francisco.

The group meets at the store at 9:00am and takes the ferry to the historic Ferry Building, while discussing how to find, research, and write travel stories.

They continue to S.F.’s lively North Beach, where after a short tour they are let loose to find their own stories before meeting for lunch to discuss what they found. Participants will write a short piece based on the day’s discoveries. 

Lunch and round-trip ferry ticket included.


Travel Writers & Photographers Conference
Aug. 8-11, 2019 • Corte Madera • 28th Annual
World’s Premier Conference for Travel Writers & Photographers

The Book Passage Travel Writers & Photographers Conference has an extraordinary, international reputation among publishers, editors, and writers. Now in its 28th year, this four-day conference offers an array of writing and photography workshops in the morning, a full afternoon of panels and discussions, and evening faculty presentations. The faculty includes publishers, magazine editors, photographers, travel essayists, and more.

The collegial atmosphere of this four-day conference is legendary, with participants and faculty from all over the world. There are morning specialty classes, afternoon sessions on topics of interest, and evening presentations by well-known writers and photographers. Optional evaluations of participants’ work are available. The conference begins with a big opening dinner and includes breakfast and lunch buffets each day.


$125 – Travel Writers & Photographers Conference participants
$175 – General public

Contact: 415-927-0960 x239


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Additional time info:

9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Class begins and ends at Book Passage in Corte Madera. Round-trip transportation provided.


Book Passage, Corte Madera

51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera, CA 94925


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