Tag Archives: Travel

The Word Every Writer Wants to Hear: Winner!

I am pleased to announce that my food/travel essay Discovering Hến Rice in Central Việt Nam has won the Readers’ Choice Award in the I Must Be Off! 2015 Travel Essay Contest. It also shares third place with two other … Continue reading

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Discovering Cơm Hến (Clam Rice) in Việt Nam

Feeling quite chuffed that my short essay about a lesser known specialty dish from Việt Nam (called cơm hến, clam rice) has been shortlisted for the Third Annual I Must Be Off! Travel Essay Contest. The essay, Discovering Hến Rice in … Continue reading

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“Foreign Encounters” Anthology Now Available!

Foreign Encounters, the newest anthology from Writers Abroad, is finally available on Lulu! “An encounter can be a chance meeting, a planned get-together or even a confrontation. This collection of stories, non-fiction and poems features a variety of foreign encounters: … Continue reading

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