Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Menu For Hope III

Menu For Hope III Prize:

One place in a Food Writing Course at the Centre for New Writing, University of Technology, Sydney.

Course Title: Writing About Food with John Newton
Location: UTS, Sydney
When:
30 January - 6 March 2007 (6 weeks), Tuesdays 6-8 pm

More info: click here

Menu for Hope Prize Code: AP35
Prize value AUD $345.00

Sharpen your writing skills and hone your food and taste knowledge in this compact short course run by the Centre for New Writing at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS). Now in its third offering, the course comprises an introduction to a range of food writing styles and sub genres along with exercises to enhance your skills as a food writer and critic. In practical sessions, using Max Lake’s organoleptic principles, learn how to connect with your own sense of taste to differentiate and communicate subtleties in flavour and sensation.

Using a range of international and Australian texts you will discuss and analyse food history, the place of food and food writing in society, and implications for politics and policy. Applying critical writing skills, you will construct your own pieces for publication on the course blog, ranging from commentary to food and restaurant reviews.

The course is led by John Newton, food journalist and editor of the Sydney Eats Restaurant Guide. Note: this is not an online or distance learning course. You’ll need to be able to attend the Broadway Campus at UTS in Sydney for all classes.

All money raised goes to the United Nations World Food Program. If you want to buy tickets for this or any other prize click the Donation Page link below and follow the instructions. Remember to specify code AP35 for this prize.

Raffle ticket sales (US$10 each) are available now until December 22, 2006Winners will be announced on January 15, 2007 on Chez Pim

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3 Comments:

Blogger neil said...

If I took this course I might win a prize somewhere....you might too.

4:29 PM  
Blogger Reb said...

Depends how well your mutual admiration society functions, Neil :)

8:38 AM  
Blogger neil said...

I mean you might really win a prize.

3:08 PM  

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