Associate Professor, California College of the Arts
Author of the PEN-Award-winning travel memoir, Meeting Faith, about becoming Thailand's first black Buddhist nun. Narrator/writer/subject of the PBS documentary My Journey Home, about finding her father & siblings in Nigeria. Co-editor of Coming of Age Around the World: A Multicultural Anthology. Created the first workshop for travel writers of color through VONA/Voices.
Writer, Photographer, Traveler
Tania Amochaev's stories of global adventure appear in The Best Travel Writing. Her upcoming book, Mother Tongue, follows three generations of women through the chaos of Balkan history.
Erin Byrne is author of Wings - Gifts of Art, Life, and Travel in France, winner of the Paris Book Festival Award, editor of Vignettes & Postcards From Paris and Vignettes & Postcards From Morocco, writer of The Storykeeper film, and occasional guest instructor at Shakespeare and Company, Paris. www.e-byrne.com
Marcia DeSanctis is the New York Times bestselling author of 100 PLACES IN FRANCE EVERY WOMAN SHOULD GO (Travelers’ Tales, 2014), a Foreword Review INDIEFAB Book of the Year in Nonfiction/Travel. Her work has appeared in numerous publications including Vogue, Marie Claire, Town & Country, O the Oprah Magazine, Departures, Time, National Geographic Traveler, More, Tin House, Creative Nonfiction and The New York Times. Her travel essays have... Read More →
Jeff writes on travel, art, science and other subjects. His narrative about a round-the-world journey without airplanes in 1993/1994 (The Size of the World) introduced the world's first Internet travel "blog." His book about meditative materialism (Shopping for Buddhas) is out in a new-ish 25th Anniversary edition. And his irreverent romp through Star Trek in global culture (Future Perfect) has just been re-released in eBook form.
Executive Editor, Travelers' Tales
Larry Habegger is a freelance writer and editor and also co-founder and executive editor of Travelers’ Tales, where he has worked on all of the company’s 130-plus books.