Travel Writing Workshop by Sara Wheeler (Cultural July programme)
Co-organised by the British Council, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Hong Kong Trade Development Council
Date: Saturday, 22 July 2017
Time: 15.30- 17.30
Venue: Room N101, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon
Conducted in English
Free admission. Register HERE.
Remarks: Participant will get a free admission ticket to Hong Kong Book Fair upon successful completion of the workshop.
Come with a paper, pen and an open mind! Sara Wheeler will lead a travel writing workshop exploring place, emotion, personal roots, and how to channel those into writing.
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About the Writer
Sara Wheeler is a prize-winning non-fiction writer. Her books include the international bestseller Terra Incognita, which tells the story of a seven-month journey in Antarctica. The Daily Telegraph reviewer wrote of it, ‘I do not think there will ever be a better book written about the Antarctic.’ Other books include The Magnetic North: Notes from the Arctic Circle (winner of the Banff Adventure Travel Prize), and Access All Areas: Selected Writings, 1990-2010. Sara is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, a Contributing Editor of The Literary Review and a Trustee of The London Library. She contributes to a wide range of publications in the UK and US and broadcasts regularly on BBC Radio.