Creator of the popular In Mind literary anthologies, including the best-selling Italy in Mind, Ireland in Mind, France in Mind, Tuscany in Mind, and Spain in Mind, and co-editor of The Brooklyn Reader, both published by Random House.
Writer and editor of the Access Guide to Washington (Harper Collins), the DK Guide to Washington (Dorling Kindersley), other guidebooks, and many travel articles.
Numerous magazine and newspaper articles on art, architecture, design, food, and travel. Book and film reviewer. Guest on National Public Radio, including “Talk of the Nation”, “The Diane Rehm Show”, and “All Things Considered”.
Experience in scriptwriting, book doctoring, providing content for internet sites, and writing public relations material.