28 Jan 2014 Gratitude Travel Writing Contest Winners 2013
Two hundred and eighty-nine writers from thirty-eight nations participated to write about one hundred and two countries for our contest!
Click here to read all the entries.
AND THE WINNERS ARE:
Our First Place Winner is Michael MacKenzie from Australia. Enjoy his article about Morocco, “Why does Abdul live in the desert?”
Our Second Place Winner is Lisa Gabrielson from Bethesda, Maryland, USA. Enjoy her article about Paris, “A Meditation on Paris.”
Our Third Place Winner is Sherrydayne Edwards from Australia. Enjoy her article about Rio, “How Not to Fall in Love with Rio de Janeiro.”
- Hannah Thompson-Yates “Behind the Taj”
- Bridgett Cockrell: “We are all Handicapped”
- Nicola Desouza: “Water-Borne Love in Varanasi“
We really appreciate everyone who shared, tweeted, promoted and participated in our 2013 Travel Writing Contests. Thank you to Jessie Voigts and Wandering Educators for hosting our hangout!
We hope you will join in our Inspiration Travel Writing Contest: First prize: $1,000usd; enter until February 14, 2014.
We look forward to reading more of your stories in our next contest! Credly Badges will be arriving soon for all writers and winners!
Thank you to our esteemed judges!
Richard Bangs, the father of modern adventure travel, is a pioneer in travel that makes a difference, travel with a purpose. He has spent 30 years as an explorer and communicator, and along the way led first descents of 35 rivers around the globe, he is currently producing and hosting the new PBS series, Richard Bangs: Adventure Without End
Tiffany Hawk, is a former flight attendant and the author of Love Me Anyway, a darkly funny novel about life at 35,000 feet. She has an MFA in creative writing from UC Riverside and her work can be seen in such places as The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, National Geographic Traveler, and NPR’s “All Things Considered.” Join Tiffany Hawk for the complete roadmap to exotic travel writing: Travel Writing Road Map.
Congratulations to our winners! Thank you to everyone who participated!