Diane LeBow is an award winning writer, photojournalist, and President emerita of the Bay Area Travel Writers. Based in San Francisco, Diane has published stories with Salon.com, VIA Magazine, Copley News Service, Travelers Tales, Seal, and Cleis Press anthologies, and numerous newspapers, magazines, and internet publications. Read more... Announcements: Sex, Mishaps, and Adventure: Titillating Tales Told by the Titans of Travel Wednesday, September 24 7 - 9 Pm Mill Valley Library, Mill Valley, California I’ll be reading from some of my published works and chatting about some of my international “escapades.” Author and special friend Lisa Alpine is organizing this event and I’ll be joined by Lisa and three other adventuresome authors for our theme: Readers: Christopher P. Baker, Camille Cusamano, Diane Lebow, Lisa Alpine, Robin Sparks Diane receives a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Douglass Society (Rutgers University), on October 8, 2014, in New Brunswick, NJ, the highest honor given by the Douglass Alumnae Society for her long career in writing, photojournalism, college teaching, women’s rights work, and pioneer work innovating women’s studies curricula across the country. Travel Stories From Around the Globe: Discoveries, Insights and Adventures from Members of Bay Area Travel Writers: "An Italian Bedtime Story" (about being chloroformed and robbed on an Italian train) and "The Infelicities of Travel: Gems among the Ruins" (how some of the best travel experiences depend on things first going awry on the road). To purchase Travel Stories From Around the Globe, visit BATW's website, Book Passages in Corte Madera and SF Ferry Building, or on the Kindle and in hardcopy on Amazon. Check out some of Diane's latest articles on Examiner.com Awards Diane Lebow won the 2010 Gold and 2011 Silver Travelers' Tales SOLAS Awards for Best Women's Travel Writing. Read more about Diane's awards.