Writing Workshop 1: Travel

07/12/2020 - 3:00pm

Elizabeth Bishop, “Questions of Travel”

Kiese Laymon, “City Summer, Country Summer

Grace Shu, “Why We Should All Take More Road Trips


Schomburg Digital Archive: The Green Book





Away: Write about a trip (family road trip, move or relocation, personal journey) that you remember. What made this trip especially memorable?

Fiasco: Have you ever had a disastrous trip? A travel fiasco? (For a podcast defining the “fiasco” listen to https://www.thisamericanlife.org/699/fiasco). What wrong turns, arguments, revelations, etc. characterized this trip gone awry? Did the journey upend, upstage, or completely displace the destination?