Tess Uriza Holthe

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Tess Uriza Holthe has a Bachelor’s in accounting.  She was born and raised in San Francisco.  When the Elephants Dance is her first novel, inspired by her family’s first hand…

Susan Griffin

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SUSAN GRIFFIN is a well-known writer and poet, known for combining genres in innovative and powerful forms. Her latest work, “The Book of the Courtesans: A Catalogue of Their Virtues,”…

Jeff Greenwald

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Bronx-born Jeff Greenwald moved west when he was 19 and has lived in Oakland, California for the past 15 years.  Since 1979 he has traveled throughout the world, working as…

Donald George

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Don George has been a pioneering travel writer and editor for more than two decades. Currently the global travel editor for Lonely Planet, Don writes the award-winning “Traveler at Large”…

Catherine Fowler

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Catherine Fowler has more than 20 years of experience in book and Internet publishing. She has worked for such prestigious companies as Random House, Simon & Schuster, Doubleday, Excite and…

Daniel Ellsberg

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Daniel Ellsberg was born in Detroit in 1931. After graduating  from Harvard in 1952 with a B.A. Summa cum Laude in Economics, he  studied at Cambridge University, spent three years…

Janis Cooke Newman

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Janis Cooke Newman is a writer whose essays and travel stories  have appeared on Salon.com, in several Travelers’ Tales editions,  and in various magazines and newspapers across the country. She …

Alison Biggar

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After 10 years of varied employment as a bike messenger, waitress, typesetter, Alaskan cook and bike shop manager, Alison read one of those annoying career help books, Jobs for English…

Tamim Ansary

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The day after the World Trade Center was destroyed, TAMIM ANSARY sent an anguished e-mail to twenty friends discussing the attack from his perspective as an Afghan American. The message…

Bruce Anderson

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BRUCE ANDERSON is the editor of VIA, a travel magazine (with a  circulation of three million readers) for AAA members in five  western states. He has been the editor of…