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A Conversation with Stephanie Elizondo Griest

Published on November 6, 2012 By Kristin

This week, we feature the amazing Stephanie Elizondo Griest. Stephanie, an award-winning nonfiction writer, editor, and English professor, is the author of two memoirs, the powerful Around the Bloc and the poignant Mexican Enough: My Life Between the Borderlands. She was also the 2010 editor for the Best Women’s Travel Writing series and is a […]

A Conversation with Laurie Gough

Published on November 29, 2011 By Kristin

Laurie Gough is the kind of writer who is redefining women’s travel—she isn’t afraid to jump into adventure or try something totally out of her comfort zone. She’s drunk hallucinogenic kava, befriended strangers waiting for the full moon to rise, lived in hollowed-out trees, ridden motorcycles with Hell’s Angels wannabes, and been devoured by bedbugs. […]

Glimpse Correspondence Program Seeking Candidates

Published on September 23, 2011 By Kristin

If you could take a real-life “glimpse” into the travel publishing industry and get a publication under your belt at the same time, wouldn’t you jump at the chance? Bad puns aside, you actually can, and here’s how: The Glimpse Correspondence Program is currently taking applications for its 2012 correspondents program and is open to […]

A Conversation with Amanda Castleman

Published on May 17, 2011 By Kristin

This week, we’re highlighting travel writer Amanda Castleman, known for her adventure writing and  popular new media and travel writing online classes. To honor her work as a mentor and teacher, Kristin Mock asked Amanda a series of questions for writers just getting their careers off the ground. Amanda, whose work has been featured in […]

A Conversation with David Farley

Published on September 21, 2010 By Kristin

David Farley is not your typical travel writer.  For one, his newest book, An Irreverent Curiosity: In Search of the Church’s Strangest Relic in Italy’s Oddest Town, is a travel memoir about the search for Jesus’ foreskin.  His dog is named Abraham Lincoln, and he’s a self-proclaimed “awesome dancer.”  Farley has written extensively on the […]