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Michele Bigley

Santa Cruz, California
Freelance Writer — Freelance
Covers:  Travel. Food.
Doesn't Cover: Everything else.

#travel writer, novelist, #writing professor, #family travel expert + #activist

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I am the author of over 30 guidebooks, including the award-winning Northern California's An Explorer's Guide, Rand McNally's Best of the Road Atlas, Fodor's California, Fodor's Hawaii, and Backroads and Byways of Northern California.

My work has appeared in CNN, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, ...

What was your first job as a journalist?

I wrote for a college website about travel, trying to inspiring young people to hit the road with fantastic stories of debauchery.

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Visit California, Eureka Award

2016 - newspaper feature
Visit California's travel writing award focusing on work written about the state in the past year.