Tess Uriza Holthe

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…
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Susan Griffin

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,”…
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Jeff Greenwald

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…
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Donald George

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”…
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Catherine Fowler

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…
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Daniel Ellsberg

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…
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Janis Cooke Newman

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 …
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Alison Biggar

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…
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Tamim Ansary

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…
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Bruce Anderson

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…
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