Elaine Lee

Elaine Lee has a chapter in “Nature Swagger”!

Good news, I have a chapter in the newly released Chronicle Books publication “Nature Swagger” by Rue Mapp, founder of “Outdoor Afro”, the leading USA based Afrocentric Outdoor Adventure/Nature Lovers Association. Since its creation in 2009, the organization has grown from one to seventy chapters across the USA. https://outdoorafro.org Rue chose to include the story …

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Elaine Lee was a featured speaker at the 2022 SF Bay Area Travel and Adventure Show

Good news! Elaine Lee was a featured speaker at the 2022 SF Bay Area Travel and Adventure Show which was held at the Santa Clara Convention Center.  On May 21st, she taught a travel writing class and was joined on stage by social media/marketing guru, Matthew Felix. Together they provided a top notch insight into …

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Elaine’s article wins second place in the Los Angeles Press Club’s 14th Annual National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Award Program.

Good news, my article came in 2nd place in the “Art Feature” segment of the Los Angeles Press Club’s 14th Annual Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards Program. It was right behind a New York Times story!!! How cool is that? No such thing as a small victory! The Award Ceremony was held on 2/17/22! https://lapressclub.org/ …

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“Traveling While Black” Round Table Discussion

On Monday, September 27,  World Tourism Day, former CNN travel reporter, Kalin Thomas  moderated the discussion “Traveling While Black: Tales & Tips from Black Women Travel Writers. To watch the discussion simply click here and wait at least 20 seconds: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1HbuEqwiVj3h9ibY2wgi_Q_fzsqvFD3HP/view

Excerpt from Interview with Elaine in Essence’s July Edition

A few of my travel tips are being featured in this month’s Essence Magazine. One of their staffers conducted an extensive interview with me a few weeks ago on the subject of road travel but they only showcased a small segment of the discussion and no picture. Darn it. Nonetheless, I am glad they sought me out, asked for input, gave me a shout out and an opportunity to encourage people to hit the road. No such thing as a small victory.

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