Feature writing - workshop applications now open

Upcoming workshop gives budding writers a chance to hone their skills

By Staff

Calling all budding writers: Refuge Worldwide are hosting a feature writing workshop.

No matter your experience level, if you have a passion for art, culture, and social justice, this workshop is for you.

Come along to this session to learn what type of stories our community is interested in, brainstorm your ideas with our editor, and take part in a hands-on feature writing workshop to hone your skills.

This workshop will be led by Berlin-based journalist Jessica Bateman and Refuge Worldwide's supervising editor Dina Elsayed. 

Date: Monday, 19th of September

Time: 17:00 - 19:00

Location: Refuge Worldwide (Westerstr. 166)

Application deadline: Tuesday, 13th of Sep

Apply here.

Jessica Bateman is a freelance journalist specialising in social and human rights issues. She has over a decade’s experience writing features for publications including The Guardian, Wired, The Economist 1843, Vice, The Nation and Foreign Policy, and has reported and presented several audio documentaries for the BBC World Service. 

Dina Elsayed is the Supervising Editor at Refuge Worldwide and a Berlin-based podcast producer. She started her journalistic career covering the 2011 uprisings in her native Egypt and her work, which focuses on social and cultural issues, has appeared in various mediums on numerous outlets including NPR, Financial Times and CTV News.

Header image by Frankie Casillo.