Marcello Di Cintio
Award-winning travel writer
Marcello Di Cintio is the author of five books, including Walls: Travels Along the Barricades which won the Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing and Pay No Heed to the Rockets: Palestine in the Present Tense, winner of the W. O. Mitchell City of Calgary Book Prize. Di Cintio’s magazine writing has appeared in appeared in publications such as The International New York Times, The Walrus, Canadian Geographic and Afar. Di Cintio’s newest book, Driven: The Secret Lives of Taxi Drivers, will appear in May 2021.
Photo: James May
2021 Virtual Workshop:
Getting to Know You: A Profile Writing Workshop
The world is full of characters waiting for an author. In this workshop, participants will examine how to get to the heart of other people’s stories. We will discuss interview techniques, learn to spot telling details, and engage in active listening – all in order to transform ‘real’ folks into compelling characters on the page.