Lisa Alpine
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Lisa Alpine

Lisa Alpine is the author of "Dance Life: Movin' & Groovin' Around the Globe" Life Series 3, "Wild Life: Travel Adventures of a Worldly Woman" Life Series 2 (Foreword Reviews' INDIEFAB Book of the Year Award Gold Winner for Travel, 1st Place Best Travel & 2nd Place Best Cover from North American Book Awards) and "Exotic Life: Travel Tales of an Adventurous Woman" Life Series 1 (1st Place Best Memoir from North American Book Awards and Best Women's Adventure Memoir in the BAIPA Book Awards). To find out more about the Life Series, go to https://www.amazon.com/gp/bookseries/B0843NRXJT/ref=dp_st_0984229337 Lisa is the co-author of "Wild Writing Women: Stories of World Travel" and the first edition of the "Self-Publishing Boot Camp Workbook". Most recent 2019 awards: Solas Gold for best Travel Memoir for “Ole in Paris", Bronze Best Travel Humor for "The Twerking Nun of Korce", and Honorable Mention for “Where God, Anchovies, and Flamenco Reside”. 2018 Silver Solas for Women’s Travel for “Sugar Granny and Her Dancing Shoes”. These hot, new stories are included in her just-released book "Dance Life: Movin' & Groovin' Around the Globe". Lisa is the recipient of the Best Travel Story of the Year Silver Solas Awards for "Fish Trader Ray"-- the winning story about a quirky character she met in the Amazon, which is in her story collection "Wild Life: Travel Adventures of a Worldly Woman" and also included in Travelers' Tales "Best Travel Writing". Her literary nonfiction stories appear in numerous anthologies, including Mambo Poa, several Travelers' Tales "Best Travel Writing", BATW's "Travel Stories From Around the Globe", Lonely Planet's "Tales From Nowhere", "I Should Have Stayed Home", "I Should Have Gone Home", and "Hyenas Laughed at Me and Now I Know Why". Lisa is the winner of the Solas Awards bronze medal under "Animal Encounter" for "Trumpets of Warning" and the Solas Awards gold medal for Most Unforgettable Character in her story "Rada's Bloom". Her upcoming book project is an embellished historical nonfiction, "Wild Blood: Horse Thieves and Whores" about her renegade birth parents and their Gold Rush roots. She is an acclaimed teacher and coach, and leads workshops on narrative nonfiction, travel writing, Poetry in Motion, and dance as a healing art form. Lisa is a member of Bay Area Travel Writers and Women's National Book Association. Lisa volunteers for Earth Island Institute and Marine Mammal Fund to stop dolphin and whale slaughter and sales to the entertainment industry and marine parks. She has been interviewed on Smart Green Travel about swimming with wild dolphins. When not wrestling with words, exploring the ecstatic realms of dance, swimming with sea creatures, or waiting for a flight, Lisa is tending her orchards. Her gardens of vivid flowers and abundant fruit remind her that the future is always ripe with possibilities. Read her monthly online magazine about travel, dance, writing, culture, and inspiration at https://lisaalpine.com/category/travel/ To find out about her writing workshops and book events, go to https://lisaalpine.com/about/

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