All poets are travelers. Whether literally or metaphorically, we journey through words to discover new worlds. And we journey through the world to create new words. To trace our "own personal" maps we move through the world with words and through words in the world. During these journeys we also become travel writers of sorts.
Beatriz teaches a variety of travel writing programs, including: See the World, Write the Story: travel writing workshop
Sisters of the Road…Travel Writing by Women Throughout History with Beatriz Badikian-Gartler
Listen to excerpts from the travel writings of women throughout history, focusing on American and British women of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. The dramatically presented readings are interspersed with brief explanations on the nature of this genre, discussions on what makes the female writers distinct from their male counterparts, and observations on historical and societal changes to the genre. Listen here ..... Download here... Recorded March 27, 2006, at the Nineteenth Century Club.