Louise Dobson

Writing Workshop Facilitator

Louise loves to be beside the seaside. She also has a passion for building writing communities where learners enjoy the support of a group and the expertise and experience of a professional tutor. Her friendly, approachable manner, and infectious love of writing ensure her classes are stimulating, constructive and enjoyable for all.

As a freelance journalist Louise has been published in major newspapers, including The Chicago Tribune and The Washington Post, and has been a frequent contributor to Psychology Today (see clips below).

Louise is also a certified English Teacher with 7 years of full-time teaching experience. She holds an MA in Education, and an MSc in Journalism.


“Louise possesses a rare combination of keen intelligence, creativity, and tremendous interpersonal sensitivity.” Elise D.

“She (Louise) has earned the respect of her journalism students who know she will go out of her way to help them reach their full potential.” Matt P.

“Her (Louise’s) creative, calm, clear manner has helped writers who had previously struggled with their writing show remarkable growth in ability and confidence.” Frances B.