Elaine’s News

Cuisine Noir chronicles Elaine’s literary and travel journeys in their February 2024 Magazine.

Cuisine Noir featured Elaine Lee and her soon to be released book, “Go Girl 2” in the February 1st edition of their magazine. Travel writer Kalin Thomas and photographer/editor Sheree Williams teamed up to do a remarkable job chronicling Elaine’s literary and travel journeys.

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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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Ugogurl Productions has just published the 2023 fall edition of its Afrocentric travel media newsletter. (22nd edition)

It includes calls for submission, jobs, travel writing classes, article links and much more. If you would like to be on the mailing list to receive the newsletter in the future or have news to share, just send an email to elaineruthlee@gmail.com.To see the most recent version of the newsletter, just visit the link! Sample

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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 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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