New Member: Elgy Gillespie

Elgy Gillespie was staff features writer on the Irish Times until 1987 and also wrote for it as a correspondent from Paris and from Washington DC.
After moving to San Francisco she began editing the San Francisco Review of Books and writing guidebooks, among them the Rough Guides to Restaurants and Unofficial Guide to San Francisco with history chapters and other contributions to Time Out and Virgin guides.  She joined the Society of American Travelwriting in the mid-1990s after working at the startup that became Travelocity.  Later, she began to teach writing at San Francisco Community College and continued to contribute to her earlier magazines and websites as a regular freelance.


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