Society for American Travel Writing






Purpose and Mission

The SATW fosters interest and scholarship in travel writing by American authors or about America by hosting panels at professional conferences, particularly the annual conference of the American Literature Association, and by pursuing other appropriate activities.


SATW Officers, 2005-2006:                                                                                                  Links:

President:                                                                                                       International Society for Travel Writing:

Russ Pottle                                                                                             

Saint Joseph Seminary College                                                             

Saint Benedict, LA 70457                                                                                American Literature Association:


Valerie M. Smith

Quinnipiac University                                                                                        Studies in Travel Writing:

Hamden, CT 06518                                                                               

Advisory Board:

Susan Roberson                                                                                               Journeys: International Journal for Travel

Texas A&M University, Kingsville                                                                                and Travel Writing:

Emily Wittman                                                                            

Villanova University