Anneli Rufus

Anneli is a UC Berkeley graduate, a journalist, a coauthor of five offbeat travel books with her husband Kristan Lawson (most recently “California Babylon” and “Weird Europe”), and an author…
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Jeff Phillips

Jeff Phillips is a Senior Travel Editor at Sunset Magazine and has written for a number of national magazines. His articles on travel and the environment have been recognized with…
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Melba Patillo Beals

MELBA PATILLO BEALS is a dynamic keynote speaker, coach, author, and a former news reporter for KQED and NBC-affiliate, KRON-TV with numerous appearances on Oprah Winfrey, Fresh Air, Good Morning…
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Suzy Parker

SUSAN (SUZY) PARKER, an award-winning freelance writer and  outdoor enthusiast, is the author of “Tumbling After: Pedaling  Like Crazy After Life Goes Downhill,” a memoir that tells the  story of…
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Brad Newsham

BRAD NEWSHAM has taken four global back-packing trips and turned two of them into memoirs: “All the Right Places” (Random House, 1989) and “Take Me With You” (Travelers Tales, 2000). …
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Wes Nisker

Wes “Scoop” Nisker is author of the enduring classic Crazy Wisdom  and the widely acclaimed Buddha’s Nature, and is Editor-in-Chief  of the Buddhist journal Inquiring Mind. For the past twenty-five …
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Paul McHugh

PAUL McHUGH, is the outdoors feature writer for the “San  Francisco Chronicle,” and the editor of “Wild Places: 20 Journeys  into the American Outdoors” (Foghorn Press, 1996), a book about …
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Malcolm Margolin

Boston born Harvard grad Malcolm Margolin founded Heyday Books in 1974. Heyday publishes books on California history, natural history, literature, travel and Native American life. A talented author–his works include…
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Krista Lyons-Gould

Krista Lyons-Gould is the VP of Editorial for Avalon Publishing  Group and works in APG’s California division, in Emeryville,  overseeing editorial and production for the travel reference  imprint, Avalon Travel…
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Lindy Hough

Get the INSIDE SCOOP on “What We’re Looking For” from a  publisher’s point of view from LINDY HOUGH, Publisher and  Editorial Director of North Atlantic Books and Frog. Ltd. North …
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