Michael Kerr joins me on the podcast to chat about the transformation of travel media from storytelling to a more utilitarian approach driven by the internet and market forces, the current trends in travel books — particularly the rise of narratives addressing social and environmental issues and how they have revitalized the genre —, and Stanford’s Travel Book of the Year awards.
Michael is the creator of Deskbound Traveller, a website and blog dedicated to exploring the literary side of travel, nature, and place. Michael brings with him a rich background as a former deputy travel editor at The Daily Telegraph.
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