Tidal Marsh

San Francisco Bay
Photo: David Sanger
Hot air ballooning

Visit Santa Rosa
Photo: John Williamson
Foggy Day

San Francisco Bay
Photo: David Sanger
Lower Falls,McCloud River

Discover Siskiyou
Photo: John Williamson
Golden Gate

San Francisco Bay
Photo: David Sanger
Geisha

Japan
Photo: John Williamson
Sunset

Visit Pacifica
Photo: Molly Blaisdell
Treasure Island

San Francisco
Photo: Morton Beebe
Hocking Hills

Stargazing
Photo: Valerie Stimac
Geese

Gray Lodge
Photo: Lee Foster
Eiffel Tower

Paris
Photo: Matthew Eley
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BAY AREA TRAVEL WRITERS

We are a non-profit association of professional travel journalists. We tell our often award-winning stories through many media, old and new — in newspapers, magazines, broadcasts, blogs, videos, books, and online publications.

BATW NEWS & EVENTS

November BATW events include whiskey tasting and cocktail crafting class.
Your chance to influence policy and programming for 2021.
Zoom event is second part of our discussion on responsible travel with industry experts.
November BATW events include whiskey tasting and cocktail crafting class.
Your chance to influence policy and programming for 2021.
Zoom event is second part of our discussion on responsible travel with industry experts.
Recap of the day’s events along with a link to the video.
Part one of a two-part panel on the topic of responsible journalism during a pandemic.
Mobile-friendly website highlights member news, publications, achievements and more.
Members invited to share trials and triumphs.
From best cleaning practices to memoirs, members find readers eager to engage about travel. 
BATWs August Zoom event expands the definition of travel writing to focus on black and brown travelers.
BATW Corporate partner hosts tasty August 29 Zoom event.
Longtime BATW member remembered as astute journalist with a kind heart.
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MEMBER NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

BATW’s newest member is writer, poet, chef and amateur mixologist.
Coastal town sees gray whales swimming near shore.
“An Italian Bedtime Story” is one of 34 submissions chosen out of 1300.
BATW’s newest member is writer, poet, chef and amateur mixologist.
Coastal town sees gray whales swimming near shore.
“An Italian Bedtime Story” is one of 34 submissions chosen out of 1300.
David Perry’s new book is already making headlines.
Longtime member, author and travel writer reads from her latest book.
The interactive session will use prompts, writing, and storytelling.
Celebrated food journalist joins BATW with long list of achievements.
BATW welcomes Visit Phoenix as a valued tourism partner.
Prior produces a TV series highlighting gifted preachers.
Latest in National Park series highlights options for wheel-chair-users and slow walkers.
New book is collection of stories from women hikers who range from “newbies” to “hard-core.”
Matthew Ely takes newspaper job in Virginia.
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AFFILIATIONS & AWARDS

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