Paris American Academy Summer Creative Writing Workshop

Paris, France
July 1 to 31, 2020

I'm absolutely thrilled to be joining the esteemed faculty of the Paris American Academy for the month of July. I'll be in Paris for four weeks, teaching personal essay and memoir classes and leading workshops. Learn more here!

The Annual Book Passage Travel Writers Conference

Book Passage - Corte Madera, California
August 20 to 23, 2020

I'm deeply honored to be joining the faculty--for the eighth consecutive year--of the annual Book Passage Travel Writers and Photographers Conference. I look forward to this conference all year long! You can find more info HERE. Hope you'll join us in Corte Madera this August...


Do not ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive, then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” –Howard Thurman