National Press Club

Influential writing coach Roy Peter Clark conducts July 27 workshop

July 26, 2018 | By Doug Harbrecht | dharbrecht@press.org

Writing coach Roy Peter Clark will conduct a July 27 workshop at the National Press Club.

Writing coach Roy Peter Clark will conduct a July 27 workshop at the National Press Club.

Improve your writing at a July 27 workshop led by “America’s Writing Coach,” Roy Peter Clark.

Clark, one of journalism's most influential writing coaches, returns to the National Press Club to conduct one of his popular and informative writing workshops.

This event, sponsored by the Club's Journalism Institute, will be held in the Holeman Lounge on Friday, July 27, from 9.30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tickets are required and are $5 for Club members and $10 for the general public. Register here.

Clark taught writing at the Poynter Institute for 40 years. He is the author of 18 books on writing, reading, language and journalism, including "Writing Tools," "The Glamour of Grammar," "Help! for Writers, "How to Write Short" and the "Art of X-ray Reading." He promises to add music to the learning.

A limited selection of Clark's books will be for sale; he will sign copies of his books.