Laurie McAndish King’s travel memoir, Lost, Kidnapped, Eaten Alive! True Stories from a Curious Traveler, was published in 2014. Her award-winning essays and photography have appeared in Smithsonian magazine, the San Francisco Chronicle, Travelers’ Tales’ The Best Women’s Travel Writing, The Sun literary journal, and other magazines and literary anthologies. Her mobile app about the San Francisco Waterfront is 5-star rated in the Apple iTunes store.
Laurie also wrote An Erotic Alphabet (for which she was dubbed “The Shel Silverstein of Erotica”) and co-edited two volumes of erotica in the Hot Flashes, sexy little stories and poems series. She has an undergraduate degree in philosophy and a master’s degree in education.