Suzanne Roberts

Suzanne Roberts is the author of Bad Tourist: Misadventures in Love and Travel (Bronze Medal Winner from the North America Travel Journalists Association for Best Travel Book) and the memoir Almost Somewhere: Twenty-Eight Days on the John Muir Trail (winner of the National Outdoor Book Award), as well as four books of poems. Her work has been listed as notable in Best American Essays and included twice in The Best Women’s Travel Writing and has appeared in the New York Times, CNN, Brevity, the Rumpus, Hippocampus, the Normal School, River Teeth, and elsewhere. Named “The Next Great Travel Writer” by National Geographic’s Traveler, she holds a doctorate in literature and the environment from the University of Nevada-Reno and teaches for the low residency MFA program in Creative Writing at Sierra Nevada University. She currently lives in South Lake Tahoe, California. More information may be found at  or follow her in Instagram @suzanneroberts28.

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