Wanderland Writers introduces the eighth anthology and the latest addition to the widely praised Wandering series:
Visiting Japan turns the world upside down and inside out — just the way editors Linda Watanabe McFerrin and Laurie McAndish King like it. In this eighth collection of the popular Wandering series, our adventuresome writers set off on yet another exciting trip of discovery, meeting a mysterious geisha, experiencing the dark side of Mount Fuji, confronting a confusing cuisine, encountering spooks and spirits, considering the legacy of Hiroshima, experiencing a religious initiation and recounting a story of almost unbelievable devotion. Work by: Daphne Beyers, Joanna Biggar, Mary Brent Cantarutti, Tom Harrell, Lenny Karpman, Lowry McFerrin, Ethel Mussen, Mary Jean Pramik, Michele Rivers, Tania Romanov, Anne Sigmon, Rob “Tor” Torkildson and more ...
In addition to editing a guidebook and twelve anthologies, award-winning poet, travel writer and novelist Linda Watanabe McFerrin (lwmcferrin.com) has judged the San Francisco Literary Awards, the Josephine Miles Award for Literary Excellence and the Kiriyama Prize, served as faculty at the Book Passage Travel Writers and Photographers Conference, the Loft, the Oklahoma Arts Institute, the Hawaii Book and Music Festival and more. Her most recent book, Navigating the Divide (Alan Squire Publishing, 2019) was a Next Generation Indie Book Awards Finalist. Laurie McAndish King (laurieking.com) is an award-winning travel writer and photographer whose stories cover her search for a three-eyed cannibal, investigating 20-foot-long Australian earthworms, and learning from an Ivy League astrophysicist about how alien spaceships are powered. Her current book, An Elephant Ate My Arm: More True Stories from a Curious Traveler (Destination Insights, 2021), won first place in the Paris Book Festival.
Linda Watanabe McFerrin photo courtesy of the author; Laurie McAndish King photo courtesy of the author