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Wall Street Journal Birthday Travel Story Features Quotes from Elaine Lee

Travel Journalist, Julie Odom, wrote a story about birthday travel for the Wall Street Journal and it features excerpts from an interview with Elaine Lee. The story appears in their “off duty” section of the newspaper on 1/25/24. Elaine shares information about her 40th birthday gift to herself, a trip around the world!

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Lee spearheads travel writing booth at 2023 Bay Area Book Festival

Good news, it was a pleasure and delight to organize my travel writing association’s first booth and presence at the 9th annual Bay Area Book Festival, which was held May 7th in downtown Berkeley. I declare the event a success. It provided us many wonderful opportunities to educate people about BATW (Bay Area Travel Writers

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Elaine Lee honored by Outdoor Afro Organization

10 Black outdoors women who nourish our ‘Nature Swagger’ For Women’s History Month 2023, Outdoor Afro wanted to acknowledge a few female inspirations and contributors to their new book “Nature Swagger: Stories and Visions of Black Joy in the Outdoors”, Rue Mapp, in collaboration with American publisher Chronicle Books. As founder and CEO of Outdoor

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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 has featured travel stories in new venues!

Good news, I have two feature travel stories about Yosemite National Park that appeared in the Charlotte Observer, Miami Herald newspapers as well as Detour Magazine on 7/7/22!!! Additionally, on 6/8/22, those same publications featured a story that I wrote about the Association of African American Vintners 20th Anniversary Celebration Weekend. No such thing as

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