Robert Caputo

Robert Caputo has been writing and photographing stories in Africa, Asia, and South America for National Geographic since 1980. He wrote, appeared in, and narrated an Explorer Television Documentary about his journey up the Congo River. He has taught workships and lectured and had photography shows in the U.S. and Europe. Robert also wrote the story and was the associate producer of the TNT original film “Glory and Honor.” He lives with his wife, documentary film producer Amy Flynn, and their two children in Washington D.C.

The National Geographic Field Guide (National Geographic, 1999).

Kenya Journal (Elliot & Clark, 1992).

Journey Up the Nile (Thomasson Grant, 1988).

*Work in Progress: Beholdin’: My Life as a National Geographic Photographer. Robert’s adventurous, romantic, and deeply thoughtful chronicle of his extraordinary travels and 25-year odyssey with National Geographic.

Rolf Potts

Rolf Potts is a writer and a traveler. He has been called “the Jack Kerouac of the Internet Age.”

Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-World Travel (Random House, 2003).

Marco Polo Didn’t Go There (Travelers’ Tales, 2008).

Stephanie Elizondo Griest

Stephanie Elizondo Griest, winner of the Gold Prize in the Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism competition, graduated Phi Beta Kappa in 1997 from the University of Texas at Austin in Journalism and Post-Soviet Studies. She served as a Henry Luce Scholar in Beijing and as a Scotty Reston Fellow at the New York Times. Griest’s wanderlust has taken her to 21 countries in four years.

Around the Bloc: My Life in Moscow, Beijing, and Havana (Random House, 2004).
“…Opening Around the Bloc is rather like popping the cork off a champagne bottle…[it] is clearly just the beginning for this gifted young writer,”
Jon Lee Anderson, author of The Lion’s Grave.

100 Places Every Woman Should Go (Travelers’ Tales, 2007).

Mexican Enough: My Life Along the Border Lines (Atria/Simon & Schuster, 2008).

Lavinia Spalding

Writing Away: A Creative Guide to Awakening the Journal-Writing Traveler (Travelers’ Tales, 2009).

Mark Chesnut

The Gay Vacation Guide. Agented by Katharine Sands.

Tom Dolby

CityTripping: A Guide for Foodies, Fashionistas and the Generally Syle-Obsessed. Agented by Katharine Sands.