Yup, section VIII page 223 – that’s me! For those of you haven’t heard yet, in late November the team at The Expeditioner released their first print anthology: The Expeditioner’s Guide to the World – Intrepid Tales of Awesomeness from the Open Road. I’m stoked to be one of the contributors with my narrative, Read More

Two of the travel writing contests listed below (#2 and #4) were also featured in the December Edition, but since the deadlines haven’t passed yet I’ve included them again here. 1. Grantourismo Travel Blogging Competition: January Prize: First Prize – $750 HomeAway rental voucher, a ViaTour voucher worth $150 and a Trourist Moleskin notebook., Read More

So much exciting stuff happened in October that I barely managed to blog here at ExpatHeather! Here’s the latest news: Named Editor for Matador Abroad I was sad to leave my editorial intern position with Matador Abroad in August, but shortly after I was contacted by managing editor Julie Schwietert about the opportunity to, Read More

1. Wanderlust & Lipstick 3rd Annual Travel Writing Contest for Women Prize: A 10-day tour for 2 people in Vietnam and Cambodia. 5 category winners will get a 22″ Briggs & Riley carry-on suitcase. Submissions: Nonfiction travel narrative – 800 to 2,500 words You can submit up to 5 times, once in each of, Read More

If you are ready for your creative writing to move from the computer screen to the page, consider submitting your short stories, essays, interviews and poetry to a literary journal or magazine. Publications with wider circulation often favor published authors, but literary journals based on college and university campuses are often a great place, Read More

If you’re an expatriate or independent traveler looking to break into travel writing, one of the first things you’ll want to do is research potential markets for publication. Here are ten magazines and websites that publish different types of travel writing. Before submitting to any of these sites be sure to spend some time, Read More