WILD WRITING WOMEN
Stories of World Travel
WINNER OF THE NORTH AMERICAN TRAVEL JOURNALISTS ASSOCIATION AWARD FOR BEST TRAVEL BOOK
Wild Writing Women: Stories of World Travel is an anthology from a remarkable writers' group. The WWW—a gathering of twelve women—travel the globe, returning as often as they can to share their tales of adventure. Through these pages you will journey alongside each author, traveling through China on a motorcycle, playing with fire at a volcano's edge in Hawaii, experiencing the supernatural in Scotland, or falling in love in Moscow. Life's adventures are expressed here with sensitivity and verve, providing a terrific read that is sure to become a favorite of book groups, armchair travelers, and wild women everywhere.
Wild Writing Women
"Fascinating and scrupulously crafted tales of exploits, encounters and accidents"
— Simon Winchester, author of The Professor and the Madman
"The nature of the observations involved and the quality of the writing make this the most distinctive and appealing travel anthology of the year."
— Tim Cahill, founding editor of Outside magazine
"These travelers and their tales exude an insatiable wanderlust and an endless capacity for wonder."
— Don George, author of Lonely Planet’s Guide to Travel Writing
"All of travel's great moments are here in this book."
— Maureen Wheeler, co-founder of Lonely Planet
"These gutsy women … push the envelope in adventure, romance, and humor!"
— Marybeth Bond, editor of Travelers' Tales: A Woman's World
Quotes From The Wild Writing Women
"Traveling is not just about seeing new places, it's about opening yourself up to new experiences, new cultures, and new ways of thinking."
"The best travel experiences are the ones that challenge us, that push us out of our comfort zones, and that teach us something about ourselves and the world around us."
"Writing is a journey of self-discovery, a process of unraveling the layers of our experience to reveal the stories that lie within us."