Michael Shapiro will appear as part of a panel of writers whose work is featured in The Best Travel Writing, Vol. 10, published by Travelers’ Tales. Among the other authors speaking are Jeff Greenwald, Lavinia Spalding and Don George. The executive editor of Travelers’ Tales, Larry Habegger, will moderate the discussion.

Shapiro will be reading an excerpt of his story about Dylan Thomas’ home in Wales, which was  published in the Washington Post. The story also won a Solas award.


ShapiroMichael Shapiro’s article on Jan Morris’s Wales was a cover story for National Geographic Traveler. He also writes for American Way, Mariner, Islands, and The Sun – and contributes to the travel sections of the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times and San Francisco Chronicle. Shapiro is author of A Sense of Place: Great Travel Writers Talk About Their Craft, Lives, and Inspiration and wrote the text for the pictorial book, Guatemala: A Journey Through the Land of the Maya. A native of New York, he lives in Petaluma (Sonoma County) with his wife and cat.

Join us: Sunday, March 20, 4pm, Book Passage bookstore, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera, Calif. This is a free event.