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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.


Praise for Wild Writing Women: Stories of World Travel:


"Fascinating and scrupulously crafted tales of exploits, encounters and accidents"

— Simon Winchester, author of The Men Who United the States 


"The observations 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


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