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Book Party in San Francisco for Wandering in Cuba: Revolution and Beyond

Posted by on Nov 28, 2018 in Blog, Calendar, Press | 0 comments

Book Party in San Francisco for Wandering in Cuba: Revolution and Beyond

LEFT COAST WRITERS BOOK EVENT: Wandering in Cuba: Revolution and Beyond Wednesday, December 12th, 2018 || 6pm Book Passage || San Francisco 1 Ferry Building, San Francisco ||www.bookpassage.com Wanderland Writers introduces WANDERING IN CUBA: Revolution and Beyond … the 6th anthology in the prize-winning Wandering series … Once again workshop leaders Linda Watanabe McFerrin and Joanna Biggar take Wanderland Writers and head south to explore—this time to Cuba, an island country that has paid a high price for self-determination:  revolution, isolation and hardship. But somehow this nation and its amazing people continue to reinvent...

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Book Launch with Left Coast Writers

Posted by on Nov 28, 2018 in Blog, Calendar, Press | 0 comments

Book Launch with Left Coast Writers

LEFT COAST WRITERS BOOK LAUNCH: Wandering in Cuba: Revolution and Beyond.  Saturday, December 8th, 2018 || 7pm Book Passage-Corte Madera|| 51 Tamal Vista Dr. Corte Madera || www.bookpassage.com Wanderland Writers introduces WANDERING IN CUBA: Revolution and Beyond … the 6th anthology in the prize-winning Wandering series … Once again workshop leaders Linda Watanabe McFerrin and Joanna Biggar take Wanderland Writers and head south to explore—this time to Cuba, an island country that has paid a high price for self-determination:  revolution, isolation and hardship. But somehow this nation and its amazing people continue to...

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Left Coast Writers Celebrate Wanderland Writers

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Left Coast Writers Celebrate Wanderland Writers

LEFT COAST WRITERS LITERARY SALON: Year-End Holiday Party with Wanderland Writers Monday, December 3, 2018 || 7pm Book Passage-Corte Madera || 51 Tamal Vista Dr. www.bookpassage.com Please join us for a fantastic evening of food, drink, announcements, gifts, and guests at our year-end holiday party and celebration of the 6th anthology in the prize-winning Wandering series: Wandering in Cuba: Revolution and Beyond. Left Coast Writers (see link below for more information) members and guests only. The evening will include announcements about literary opportunities and upcoming trips and events, information about the new and improved Path to Publishing program at...

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Japan: Our First Big Adventure in 2018

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017 in Blog | 1 comment

Japan: Our First Big Adventure in 2018

Coming soon  . . .  Wandering in Japan We are now at work on the next anthology in the award-winning Wandering series: Wandering in Japan, which is scheduled for publication in 2018. We already have an excellent collection of travel stories about Japan, but we want more!  Our first trip of 2018 will take us on yet another adventure in the Land of the Rising Sun. We have limited availability, so if you want to join us be sure to let us know! Cuba? Japan? Transylvania? We’re in the process of planning adventures for 2018 and beyond. Drop us a line to be included on the mailing list for information about our next trip.   Share...

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Joanna’s Preliminary Thoughts on Cuba List

Posted by on Jul 13, 2017 in Blog | 1 comment

                                Some suggested items to read, view or contemplate before our Cuban adventure. Books: Any standard guidebook will be helpful, but I always fall back on Lonely Planet for good basic information plus in-depth history. The Island of Cuba, by Alexander von Humboldt. The famous Prussian geographer, naturalist, explorer and linguist published this volume in 1856. I read an updated 2001 version published by Markus Weiner in Princeton and Ian Randle in Kingston, Jamaica. In addition to geographical...

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Wandering in Andalusia

Posted by on Nov 20, 2016 in Blog, Calendar | 0 comments

Wandering in Andalusia

Lovers of travel, Spain and sunny southern climes: You’re invited to join the editors and contributing writers for the fifth book in the award-winning Wanderland series, Wandering in Andalusia: The Soul of Southern Spain for book launch parties featuring wine, tapas and literary treats. In Andalusia we discovered a country ripe with contradiction: an arid landscape filled with lush gardens; the practice of elaborate Christian rituals in churches echoing a rich Islamic past; a land of bullfighters, gypsies, poets, philosophers and scholars; a place where duende and alegría coexist. As we spread out in this inviting territory, we encountered Columbus and the...

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