Editor and Writer, National Geographic/Gadling/Lonely Planet
Don George is the author of Lonely Planet’s Guide to Travel Writing, whose thoroughly updated third edition will be published in Sept. 2013. A 25-year veteran travel writer/editor, Don is Editor at Large and Columnist for National Geographic’s Traveler magazine and Intelligent Traveler blog, and Features Editor and Blogger for Gadling.com. Formerly travel editor for the SF Chronicle and Salon.com and Global Travel Editor for Lonely Planet, Don has edited nine acclaimed literary travel anthologies for Lonely Planet, and is a renowned speaker on travel and travel writing. He co-founded and chairs the Book Passage Travel Writers and Photographers Conference.