Rolf Potts: The Virtual Tour

Travel writer Rolf Potts just finished a Virtual Tour, doing numerous interviews all across the blogosphere, to celebrate the release of his new book Marco Polo Didn’t Go There: Stories and Revelations From One Decade as a Postmodern Travel Writer. There is loads of good stuff out there as a […]

World Hum Themed Restless Legs Reading

If you missed the latest enstallment of David Farley’s Restless Legs Reading Series this past Saturday (I went and had a great time, as did the many others that made it) a nother eeading will commence in just a few short weeks on October 15. This time will be a […]

Restless Legs Reading Series: Saturday, Sept 27 in NYC

The Restless Legs reading series, “a reading series for the wanderlust stricken,” will be holding their next reading this Saturday on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Authors Mary Morris (who wrote Wall to Wall: From Beijing to Berlin by Rail and The River Queen) and Ayun Halliday (No Touch Monkey: And […]

Market Lead: World Swirl Press

Travel writer Erik Trinidad is putting together a guide and anthology under a micropublishing venture, World Swirl Press. They are looking for contributors with narrative and service-y pieces about travel scams – pickpocket scams, bait and switches, frauds, false accusations…1,000 words or less. Right now there isn’t a whole lot […]

Job Leads: Urban Daddy, Budget Travel, & Gayot

Three quick links to new travel publishing jobs: – Urban Daddy is loooking for an editor of their National Edition for their New York office. –Budget Travel is looking for someone who speaks fluent Japanese to fact check an article either from their New York office or via telecommuting. A […]

Introducing Anna, Kelly, and Tim…

I want to formally introduce our three new writers here at Written Road: Kelly Anne Pipes, Tim Shisler, and Anna Brones. You will see their post here on the site begining next week. You can learn more about them and read their bios on our profile page. Each brings their […]

Job Lead: Editorial Intern at Forbes Traveler

I don’t have much on this one, but for those in New York Forbes Traveler is looking for an unpaid editorial intern at their office near Union Square. Must be available at least 2 days per week. To apply: Send resume and cover letter to forbestraveler[at] Subject line must include […]

Job Leads: Road & Travel, Tico Times

Found a couple job leads today: 1.) Road & Travel, an automotive and travel magazine aimed at women consumers, is seeking an editorial assistant/general office helper for their Ryal Oak, Michigan office. Requirements: Training and/or experience in journalism, copy-editing, knowledge of any web design programs, HTML knowledge/experience, SEO knowledge, and […]

WR Bloggers: Update

I want to thank everyone who applied to be one of our new bloggers here at Written Road. We still have yet to decide, so hang tight. We are going to wait until the weekend or early next week to officially decide on who will join us. Surprisingly, we have […]