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: New 2013 Travel Writing and Photography Tour of Turkey just announced. Join this small-group tour through Turkey this October. Daily workshops led by Diane and John Montgomery. Learn more. Diane's story "No Penis Gourds Here," was just published in the anthology, Wandering in Bali, (Wanderland Writers). Read an excerpt. Diane was one of five readers at the 2012 Litcrawl event as a part of the city-wide Litquake. She read 'The Infelicities of Travel" from Travel Stories From Around the Globe. Two of Diane's stories were selected by the judges for the new anthology 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. New on Examiner.com Fun with Shakespeare on San Francisco's Hyde Street 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.