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Award-winning travel writer, author of numerous guidebooks, and the collection Snakes Alive and Other Travel Writing.


Background Information

Mike Gerrard was born in St Helens in northern England, and after two false starts as an accountant and then as a teacher, moved to London. There he worked for the literary agent Deborah Rogers before leaving to pursue his own writing career. Since then he has written or contributed to over 30 travel guidebooks, been published in newspapers and magazines worldwide, written three radio plays for the BBC, presented a BBC Radio 4 programme about Egypt, and publishes the Pacific Coast Highway Travel website: www.Pacific-Coast-Highway-Travel.com. He also recently completed his first crime novel.

He divides his time between Cambridgeshire in England and Green Valley in Arizona, with his wife the travel writer Donna Dailey.

Birth Place
Ormskirk,  UK
Accomplishments

Travel-writing awards received from the British Guild of Travel Writers, Travelex, two awards from the Outdoor Writers Guild, and a Benjamin Franklin Award for the Best Guidebook to Paris.

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Mike Gerrard
Mike Gerrard's personal website has more information about his books, his travel writing, and links to some samples of his pieces.

Pacific Coast Highway Travel
Mike's website devoted to America's Pacific Coast Highway.




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