"[H]igh-quality tales from John Berendt, Cheryl Strayed, Tim Cahill, and Anna Vodicka are enough to keep readers paging through this enjoyable collection." -Publisher's Weekly review, An Innocent Abroad: Life-Changing Trips from 35 Great Writers
Anna Vodicka is an award-winning writer and instructor. Her essays and travel writing have appeared in a variety of magazines and anthologies, including AFAR, Brevity, Guernica, Harvard Review, The Iowa Review, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Longreads, Paste, Flash Nonfiction Funny, and Lonely Planet’s An Innocent Abroad. Her writing has been selected for Best Women's Travel Writing, Pushcart Prize Special Mention, The Missouri Review Audio Prize, and Best American Essays and Best American Travel Writing notables, in addition to earning residency fellowships to Vermont Studio Center and Hedgebrook. She teaches generative workshops at Seattle's Hugo House and in the women's creative writing program at the King County Jail.