Travel Writing World podcasts

Eric Newby on the trip that would make him famous: a climb up Mir Samir in Afghanistan in 1956. Credit...Hugh Carless/Press Association, via Associated Press

Eric Newby on the trip that would make him famous: a climb up Mir Samir in Afghanistan in 1956.
Credit…Hugh Carless/Press Association, via Associated Press

I was recently directed to this excellent site following a mention in the Eland Books newsletter. Travel Writing World is an award-winning podcast and website featuring interviews with travel writers, book reviews, author profiles, and resources for travel writers and their readers.

To date I have enjoyed a discussion about Eric Newby’s A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush, and Peter Fiennes, former publisher at Time Out, talking about his 2020 publication Footnotes: A Journey Round Britain in the Company of Great Writers.

There are no discussions (yet) about Patrick Leigh Fermor, but I am looking forward to listening to Colin Thubron talk about the recent death of his friend Jan Morris, travel writing in general, and the tenth anniversary of his book To A Mountain in Tibet. An excellent group was assembled to remember Bruce Chatwin on what would have been his 80th birthday.

I hope that you enjoy listening to an episode or two.

Visit Travel Writing World

5 thoughts on “Travel Writing World podcasts

  1. Pingback: Remembering Paddy – Travel Writing world podcast with Artemis Cooper, Colin Thubron and Nick Hunt | Patrick Leigh Fermor

  2. Jeremy Bassetti

    Thanks for the mentioning the website and the podcast. And, yes! There is an episode about Paddy on my mind. More soon…

    Reply
    1. proverbs6to10 Post author

      Pleased that you are happy with the mention Jeremy. Given that the 10th anniversary of his death occurs in June, perhaps you can arrange something for then?

      Reply

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