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Food Writing Forum

April 5 - April 6

Food Writing Forum

The New School is hosting a Food Writing Forum: Opportunities and Challenges in a Digital Age on Friday, April 5th and Saturday, April 6th.

As per organizer:

The food writing craft is in transition from the traditional world of magazines, newspapers, and cookbooks in print, to the digital world of food blogs, digital books, websites, online restaurant reviewing, memoirs, recipes, food photography and the influence of social networks. If observers and technologists are to be believed, many more changes are soon to come. Top food writers will examine the positive and negative food writing trends in the digital age.

The keynote speaker is Dianne Jacob, author of Will Write for Food: The Complete Guide to Writing Cookbooks, Blogs, Memoir, Recipes and more.

Speakers include: Ken Albala, Elissa Altman, John Carafoli, Dave Cook, Kate Cox, Laura Cronk, Cara De Silva, Mark Russ Federman, Rebecca Federman, Andrew Friedman, Rozanne Gold, Hannah Goldfield, Dorie Greenspan, Ruth Gresser, Aaron Hutcherson, June Hersh, Dianne Jacob, Madhur Jaffrey, Cathy Kaufman, Bruce Kraig, Priya Krishna, Erica Marcus, Rux Martin, Anne Mendelson, Sara Moulton, Marion Nestle, Peter E. Nussbaum, Bjork Ostrom, Adam Platt, Kara Rota, Stephen Schmidt, Mayukh Sen, Laura Shapiro, Andrew Smith, Tanya Steel, Chris Stang, Lauren Swann, Michael Szczerban, Jamie Tiampo, Julia Turshen, Korsha Wilson, Suzanne Fass, Allie Wist and many more.

Panels include * Newspaper and Magazines in the Digital Age * Whose Recipe Is It? Intellectual Property and Provenance * How to Make a Cookbook * Magazine and Newspaper Articles * Social Media and Online Media * Restaurant Criticism: The New Age * Not Your Average Food Snapshot: The Art and Craft of Good Food Photography * What Do Book Publishers Want? * Conducting Discussion Groups, Websites, and Blogs: How to Frame Your Purpose* The Dark Side of the Internet * Cultivating Diversity on Pages and Screens * How Cookbooks Are Edited and Produced in the Digital Age * and more!

For more details, click: events.newschool.edu/event/food_writing_forum


April 5
April 6
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