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Creative Ventures Program | Hosted by Jamie-Lee Josselyn
  • Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Kelly Writers House

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Rolf Potts has reported from more than sixty countries for the likes of National Geographic Traveler,  The New Yorker, Outside, and the Travel Channel. More than twenty of his essays have been selected as “Notable Mention” in The Best American Essays, The Best American Non-Required Reading, and The Best American Travel Writing. He has lectured at venues around the world, including the Paris American Academy, Yale, and here at Penn, where he was our 2011 ArtsEdge Resident. He is perhaps best known for promoting the ethic of independent travel, and his book on the subject, Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel, has been through twenty-eight printings and translated into several foreign languages. His newest book, Souvenir, will be published by Bloomsbury in March of 2018.