Sunrise at Walden Pond

by Francis McGovern The morning was a time that offered much to Henry David Thoreau and Walden Pond seemed a […]

Thoreau’s Other Waters: The Concord River

When reading Thoreau for the first time, a reader might assume that the writer is speaking aloud his mind, giving […]

Irish Day Tours: History, Scenery, Lit & Laughs

By Antoinette Weil At Literary Traveler, we encourage our readers to travel. We specifically feature a varied selection of literary […]

My Friendship With John Cheever

by Chris Epting Literature has been the salvation of the damned, literature has inspired and guided lovers, routed despair and […]

Songs of Blue and Gold: Lawrence Durrell’s Island of Corfu

by Deborah Lawrenson By the time I reached Corfu, the season was in its last gasp.  Evening hung early over […]

Edith Wharton’s Art History Lesson in San Vivaldo

by Don Benson In a rather remote village in the southern hills of Tuscany is an ancient monastery.  There is […]

San Buenaventura: Erle Stanley Gardner’s Town of Grace

by L.J. Martin Old California. What a gracious time it was. A time when it was said, It’s better to […]

A Mountain Climber’s Dream: Vivienne de Watteville’s Mount Kenya

by Helen Palmer On Christmas Day 1928, a young British woman arrived to live in a hut on the slopes […]

Gabriela & Graciela: Two Lovers in Paraty, Brasil

by David Adair If you’ve ever felt the peculiar desire to be slowly tortured by excruciating and seductive beauty, then […]

James Dickey’s Leesburg: The House of Deliverance

by Mac Carey The small historic town of Leesburg Virginia certainly doesn’t bring forth my atavistic desires and primordial rage, […]