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Bani Amor interviews Elaine Lee about her pioneering travel writing legacy.

Bookmarked is a series of interviews with women and nonbinary writers of color about their novels and memoirs of navigating lands, languages, and themselves—and most of all—about taking up space everywhere we go. Bani Amore interviewed Elaine for Bookmarked in October of 2017. What’s possible in literature, and therefore in our world, has been determined by

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Griots Republic showcases Elaine Lee in their new travel anthology

Griots Republic has recently published a colossal 300 page coffee table book (15″ x 12″) entitled, #Black Travel: The Anthology that includes a foreword by India.arie. The Anthology is an inclusive collection of travel photos and information on the hottest Black Travel Groups and Bloggers in the travelsphere. The breadth of editorials and essays run the gamut

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GriotsRepublic.com features story by Lee

GriotsRepublic.com, a popular black travel website, featured one of my stories in its recent Mother’s Day special edition. It showcases my favorite books about mothers. The url is:  http://www.griotsrepublic.com/mama-travel-writer-elaine-lees-mothers-day-recomendations/ I would appreciate it if you would check it out and leave a comment. ALL ABOUT MAMA: TRAVEL WRITER ELAINE LEE’S MOTHER’S DAY RECOMMENDATIONS As a writer, of course I

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Noirguides.com is currently featuring a Brazil story by Elaine Lee

Noirguides.com, a leading African American travel website, is currently featuring a story I wrote entitled: Candomblé – The Dance of the Orixás – A Glimpse at Traditional African-Brazilian Religion in Modern Day Bahia. While on assignment in Brazil for Beyond Borders travel magazine, I had the golden opportunity to visit several traditional African-Brazilian religious ceremonies (Condomble) in Rio

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1000traveltips.com showcases two stories by Elaine Lee

1000TravelTips.com is currently featuring two of my stories on their website. 1000traveltips.com is the website for The Travel & Adventure Show, which is the largest series of travel expos in the U.S. The first story is my primer on how to create and sustain a trip around the world https://www.ugogurl.com/blog/elaines-primer-o…00traveltips-com/ and the second is about  my current

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Lee was the keynote speaker at 2016 annual “Travel Professionals of Color” National Conference, a speaker at WIT 2016 and at Nomadness Travel Tribe Conference

Good news!  It was an honor, privilege and delight to serve as the keynote speaker at the 2016  “Travel Professionals of Color” National Conference and serve as a speaker at the annual WITS- 2016 Women in Travel National Summit. Both events were held near Los Angeles, CA in the spring. I was thrilled to have been

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Root 100 magazine features Lee interview

Good news, an excerpt from an interview with me is featured in a recent Root 100 Black History Month article. Its a travel piece written by Tracey Hopkins. There is no such thing as a small victory. I love finding new and exciting ways to share my love for travel! The 5 Best Black History

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